Al Gore and Pablo Isla, among the for South Summit Madrid

Al Gore and Pablo Isla, among the speakers confirmed for South Summit Madrid 2022

South Summit 2022, co-organized by IE University, will be held June 8-10 at La Nave in Madrid under the theme 'decoding complexity'.

South Summit, co-organized by IE University, the leading meeting of the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, will be held in Madrid between June 8-10. The inauguration of the 10th South Summit will be attended by Al Gore, former vice president of the United States and presidential candidate in 2000, along with Pablo Isla, CEO and President of INDITEX until last March.

Al Gore is also known for his role as an environmental activist and for being one of the world’s leading climate change awareness leaders, as well as being the founder of the Climate Protection Alliance and Generation Investment Management. He will be present at South Summit Madrid 2022 telematically. In this intervention he will share, among other topics, how he works in the search for intelligent and sustainable transport solutions to reduce environmental pollution, one of his main objectives in the fight against climate change.

24 May 2022


Salvador Carmona receives Honorary Doctorate from Aalto University

Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University, receives Honorary Doctorate from Finland’s Aalto University

Carmona has received an honorary doctorate from Aalto University at a ceremony today in the institution’s campus in Helsinki.

13 May 2022


South Summit celebrates its 10th anniversary this year

The value of Spain’s entrepreneurial ecosystem increases twentyfold over the last decade, reaching €83 billion this year

With 11,100 startups employing 140,000 people, Spain is fourth-placed in Europe in terms of startups.

11 May 2022


Times Higher Education Digital Leaders 2022 Ranking

Times Higher Education Positions IE University 30th in World’s Digital Leaders in Higher Education Ranking

IE University Rises to 13th Position in the world for Digital Entrepreneurship Programs.

10 May 2022


Hay Festival Segovia 2022: From books to Artificial Intelligence

Hay Festival Segovia 2022: From books to Artificial Intelligence

Spain’s largest festival of literature and the arts is back. Hay Festival Segovia will transform the Castilian city into the world capital of ...

09 May 2022


A simulator to solve global aerospace governance challenges | IE University

IE University designs a technological simulator to solve global aerospace governance challenges

This futuristic simulator helps students understand the challenges of collective action in global politics, space debris management and cyber-attacks.

28 Apr 2022


On Campus

IE University announces creation of the Guillermo and Michèle de la Dehesa Library

The collection expands its holdings thanks to the donation of 20,000 volumes, including books from the private collection of Guillermo de la Dehesa and his wife Michèle Barbé.

IE University has announced that the institution’s library will now be known as the Guillermo and Michèle de la Dehesa Library in recognition of the donation of 20,000 volumes, including books and papers on economics and art from the private collection of Guillermo de la Dehesa and his wife, Michèle Barbé. The formal presentation of the volumes took place today at an event attended by the donors, Diego del Alcázar Silvela, founder and President of IE University, and Gonzalo Garland, Vice President of the IE Foundation.

Speaking at the event, Guillermo de la Dehesa conveyed his satisfaction at “leaving our legacy with IE University so that students can consult the knowledge contained in the more than 20,000 volumes on economics and art that we have collected over the last 50 years.” Guillermo de la Dehesa also recalled that his association with IE University began in 1997 as President of the institution’s Leadership Forum, “a meeting place for the leaders of the largest international corporations in Spain, attended by international personalities from the political, economic and business spheres, including 10 Nobel Prize winners and dignitaries from important countries and international organizations.”

26 Apr 2022


On Campus

IE University economist Rafael Pampillón presents his new book

Rafael Pampillón Olmedo, an economist at IE University, recently presented his new book Cuando los votantes pierden la paciencia at IE Tower.

22 Apr 2022



Pablo Isla Appointed Chairman of International Advisory Board at IE University

Isla, who served as Executive Chairman of the Inditex Group until March 31.

19 Apr 2022


On Campus

Ghana Scholarship Secretariat and IE University Launch Scholarships Program for Ghanaian Talent

A total of 27 New Scholarships Available for Master in Real Estate Development and the Master in International Development at IE University.

08 Apr 2022



IE Africa Center Celebrates Inaugural Gurus and Griots Cohort with Event at IE Tower

The focus of the IE Africa Center is to shine a light on African solutions to global challenges.

04 Apr 2022



SCIEF and Islamic Development Bank hold Islamic Finance Changemakers Challenge Awards Ceremony

The Saudi Spanish Center for Islamic Economics and Finance (SCIEF) has held the Islamic Finance Changemakers Challenge awards ceremony.

31 Mar 2022



IE University sets €1 million scholarship fund for students from Ukraine

The scholarship program will be available to Ukrainian candidates and/or residents of Ukraine affected by the war.

30 Mar 2022



IE University joins CIVICA, the leading alliance of European Universities of Social Sciences

CIVICA welcomes two new members on board: IE University and SGH Warsaw School of Economics, thus reaching ten members.

24 Mar 2022



IE University celebrates the Ibero-American and Asian Economic Journalism Awards 2022

The awards ceremony was hosted by Gabriela Frías, from CNN en Español.

IE University has held the Ibero-American and Asian Economic Journalism Awards 2022, which this year celebrate their ninth and seventh editions, respectively. The awards ceremony, which was attended by the winning journalists, was held in Madrid at the Palacio de Linares, headquarters of Casa de América, with the sponsorship of CAF-Development Bank of Latin America and the support of CNN en Español, Iberia and Cinco Días.

Each year, these awards recognize the best journalism with an economic focus published in Latin America and Asia.  This year, more than 150 articles were submitted and evaluated by a jury made up of executives from IE University and CAF, as well as journalists who have won prizes in previous editions. The winners received a sculpture designed for the contest by the artist Miguel Panadero.

23 Mar 2022