UNWTO, IE University, Sommet Education partner

UNWTO, IE University, Sommet Education partner to accelerate Online Education in the Tourism Sector

The Tourism Online Academy, a virtual platform launched by the UNWTO and IE University in 2019, has already attracted around 10.000 registered users.

The World Tourism Organization, in keeping with its firm commitment to democratizing online education; IE University, with more than 20 years’ experience in online training, and Sommet Education, global leader in higher education in hotel management and culinary arts are partnering to accelerate on-line education in the Hospitality sector. The worldwide group thus becomes Academic Partner of the Tourism Online Academy, incorporating courses on various expertise of tourism management and hospitality. The first course available from Sommet Education will be “Excellence in Spa Operations”, and new courses focused on hotel management will be included in the following months.

The Tourism Online Academy, a virtual platform launched by the UNWTO and IE University in 2019, has already attracted around 10.000 registered users. Throughout 2021, more prestigious universities from around the world are set to join this platform.

05 May 2021


Scholarships, Awards & Contests
New Digital Learning Ranking | IE University

New Digital Learning Ranking Positions IE University 24th in the World

Madrid Ranks as the 9th city hub in the world for digital education and careers.

20 Apr 2021


Scholarships, Awards & Contests
IE University and (R)Forest Project plant 80 holm oaks

IE University and (R)Forest Project plant 80 holm oaks in Madrid’s Ventilla Park in collaboration with City Hall

IE Forest is the result of a collaboration with IE University and will consist of 625 oak trees in the north of the Spanish capital.

19 Apr 2021


IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum | IE University

IE University brings companies from across the globe at the IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum

International recruiters will attend the event, to which 5,000 students and graduates of the institution are invited.

15 Apr 2021


IE University and Instituto Cervantes sign agreement

IE University and Instituto Cervantes sign agreement to promote humanities in education

Accord includes developing joint research and innovation initiatives and projects. Photo: José Manuel Ballester.

07 Apr 2021


Arts & Humanities

IE University and Deloitte sign agreement to promote talent

Both organizations will carry out different initiatives to promote the talent of IE students and alumni.

IE Talent & Careers and Deloitte have signed agreement to implement a range of initiatives to promote talent among students and alumni of IE University, along with a joint contribution to training the workforce.

The agreement positions IE University as a source of talent for current and former students from more than 140 countries who can meet the profiles demanded by Deloitte’s range of service lines and industries.

“Deloitte Spain is a prominent ally of IE University, which is reflected by the large IE alumni community working at the consultancy. The strategic agreement we have just signed will give Deloitte the opportunity to access a series of premium services from team of IE Talent & Careers in order to capture the best talent from IE University and its various programs in a personalized way for all areas of Deloitte in Spain,” says Alessandra Aloisio, Director of Employer Relations & Partnerships at IE University.

23 Mar 2021


Scholarships, Awards & Contests

IE University and International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds Host Seminar on Carbon and Sustainability Reporting

The event followed the publication of IE University’s annual Sovereign Wealth Funds Report.

22 Mar 2021



The United Nations and IE University join forces to foster innovation for sustainable development

This new agreement will leverage new innovative and technological solutions for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

22 Mar 2021


Global & Public Affairs

IE University Launches Center for Liquid Learning

Nick Van Dam, Chief Learning Officer and Professor at IE University, will serve as Chair.

15 Mar 2021


On Campus

Sovereign wealth funds were most active in the technology (25% of deals), services (18%) and life sciences (17.6%) sectors, according to the 2020 Sovereign Wealth Funds Report by IE University and ICEX-Invest in Spain

There were 95 active sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) managing more than $9 trillion of assets for the first time, an 8% increase over the previous year.

03 Mar 2021



Princess of Asturias Laureate Mary Beard and Indian writer Namita Gokhale headline IE University’s International Women’s Month

The Liquid Learning Ebook will gather all the activities of the month. Photo by Roberto Arribas.

02 Mar 2021



Isabel Díaz Ayuso presents the open line against hyper-regulation at the South Summit Governing Council, at IE University

The presentation took place at the South Summit meeting held at IE University today.

01 Mar 2021



IE University’s Humanities Week analyzes the impact of art and the humanities on the perception of the world

Students will be able to attend a digital meeting with The Fuzzie and the Techie author Scott Hartley, as well as visit the Marlborough Gallery.

This week, IE University celebrates the third annual Humanities Week. Campus Life, in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Division and the IE Foundation, organizes this annual event with the arts and humanities to explore how humanistic disciplines can transform our perspective and change the way we see life.

Entitled A Matter of Perception, this hybrid conference includes lectures, interviews, private visits, workshops and exhibitions, which will help to deepen the impact of one of IE University’s core values regarding our understanding of the world and career development.

22 Feb 2021


Arts & Humanities