Diego del Alcázar Benjumea in UNWTO | IE University

Diego del Alcázar Benjumea, Vice President of IE University, shares his views on the future of education at the General Assembly of the UNWTO in Saint Petersburg

“We educate in the digital age and to digital natives, but we also educate for the digital age,” assures the Vice President.

Diego del Alcázar Benjumea, Vice President of IE University, has emphasized the role of applied technology in training and the development of new methodologies to revolutionize the learning experience. Del Alcázar shared his vision of the future of education at the 23rd General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), being held this week in Saint Petersburg, Russia, attended by more than 1,000 delegates, 150 Ministers and experts in tourism management from around the world.

16 Sep 2019


IE University begins new academic year with more than 4,000 undergraduate students from 116 countries

IE University begins new academic year with more than 4,000 undergraduate students from 116 countries, launching exciting new degree programs

Three new degrees: Economics, Business Administration & Data and Business Analytics; and Politics, Law and Economics & Data and Business ...

12 Sep 2019


On Campus

MOOC about management by IE Business School, recognized among the best in the world

Critical Perspectives on Management was the first of 35 MOOCs developed by IE Business School

09 Sep 2019



Dr. Nick van Dam and Dr. Jacqueline Brassey present their book ‘Advancing Authentic Confidence Through Emotional Flexibility’

Advancing Authentic Confidence Through Emotional Flexibility will be used on IE University programs

09 Sep 2019


On Campus

enlightED 2019: a platform for experts to share the most innovative educational experiences of the Digital Era

Fundación Telefónica, IE University, South Summit and Fundación Santillana, celebrate the second edition of enlightED in La Nave (Madrid).

30 Jul 2019


Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests

Santander and the IE Foundation strike an agreement to train university students from 15 countries in digital transformation

The program will provide 180 Santander Scholarships to boost the employability and training in technology and innovation through IE University courses.

Through Santander Universities and IE Foundation, the IE University Foundation, Banco Santander has signed an agreement whereby 180 university students from 15 countries will benefit from specialist training in digital transformation to boost their employability and training in technology and innovation.

The scholarships programme, which forms part of Santander Scholarships| Digital Skills, will select 100 university students in a number of disciplines from Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, the US, Spain, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, the UK and Uruguay to apply for an IE Santander Digital DNA Scholarship.

30 of them will also be placed in a selection process for professional internships at Banco Santander, with the possibility of joining the team.

30 Jul 2019


Scholarships, Awards & Contests

A historic Moon shines bright on IE University’s campus of the future

Caleido initiates a series of urban art actions.

22 Jul 2019



Enlighted is back with world experts in education, innovation and edtech

The event will take place in Madrid between October 2-4 within the framework of the South Summit.

19 Jul 2019



Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, receives IE University Medal

Award delivered during 2019 graduation ceremony.

19 Jul 2019



IE University adds Economics degree to its curriculum

Students from 55 nationalities graduate from the campus of IE University in Segovia.

08 Jul 2019


On Campus

IE Foundation announces the winners of the 4th edition of the Humanities Awards

New category allows staff members of the education institution to submit works for first time.

05 Jul 2019


Arts & Humanities

Kike Sarasola, President of Room Mate Group, receives Lifetime Achievement Award at IE University’s LGBT@Work Conference

IE University’s LGBT@Work conference is one the longest-running LGBT+ work conferences in Europe.

05 Jul 2019



Outstanding writers, thinkers and international figures from the worlds of art and architecture to take part in Hay Festival Segovia 2019

International experts like Jeanne Gang, Fernando Aramburu and Carlota Casiraghi will share their visions and experiences in the festival.

28 Jun 2019


Business, Events

IE University hosts 300 world leaders at Horasis India Meeting 2019

Reyes Maroto, Spain’s Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, to inaugurate conference, considered the Asian Davos.

IE University will host more than 300 business leaders, politicians and academics from around the world at the Horasis India Meeting 2019 between June 23 and June 25 in Segovia. This think tank is organized by Horasis Global Visions Community in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and IE University, with KPMG as a strategic partner. This world meeting, considered the Asian Davos, will be opened by Reyes Maroto, Spain’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, and Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University. Presidents and CEOs of large international companies, politicians and academic experts from IE University will meet during the two-day event at IE University’s Segovia campus.

21 Jun 2019