José María Álvarez-Pallete: “Education driven by digitalization makes it possible to democratize and universalize access to knowledge”
20,000 people from 20 countries participate in this year’s enlightED. The conference can be followed at: enlightED.education.
Today saw the inauguration of the fourth annual edition of enlightED, the global conference on education, technology and innovation, which will bring together 20,000 people from around the world for three days in the Spanish capital to reflect on the major educational gaps in innovation, skills and digitalization.
The inauguration was presided over by Spain’s King Felipe VI, accompanied by Pilar Alegría, the Spanish Minister of Education and Vocational Training,; José María Álvarez-Pallete, the Chairman of Telefónica; Rafael Nadal, the 2008 Prince of Asturias Award for Sports winner. All three highlighted the importance of reducing the digital divide in education and the need for initiatives such as enlightED to help achieve this.
19 Oct 2021Events
Jaime de Aguinaga and María Eugenia Marín Join the Office of the IE University Provost
The Office of the provost will drive the IE University’s international expansion and create and consolidate new strategic alliances.
15 Oct 2021On Campus
EnlightED’s Most Global Edition: 147 global thinkers connected from 10 countries will discuss the gaps in education
Fundación Telefónica, IE University and South Summit organize the 4th edition of enlightED Hybrid Edition 2021 on the 19th, 20th and 21st.
15 Oct 2021Events
IE University China Center presents its report on entrepreneurship and innovation in China at South Summit 2021
The third edition of the report was presented at the South Summit today.
06 Oct 2021On Campus
H. M. King Felipe VI highlights Spain’s appeal for entrepreneurs and innovators at South Summit 2021
South Summit 2021 is sponsored by IE University in collaboration with the Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence.
06 Oct 2021Events
Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University, awarded Honorary Doctorate by Finland’s Aalto University
This distinction recognizes the academic and professional achievements of Salvador Carmona.
Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Aalto University, one of the most important academic institutions in Finland, internationally recognized for its innovative academic programs.
This distinction recognizes the academic and professional achievements of Salvador Carmona, as well as his research work in accounting and management control, along with his responsibilities as Editor of the European Accounting Review and President of the European Accounting Association. Aalto University also recognizes the work of IE University’s Rector in promoting the mobility of academics in these areas.
24 Sep 2021On Campus
IE University begins the academic year with more than 8,000 students from over 140 countries and expands its academic program of double degrees
IE University kicks off the academic year with more than 1,700 new undergraduate students of 88 nationalities. 78% are international and 54% are ...
13 Sep 2021On Campus
Studying abroad during pandemic, key to personal and professional development, according to IE University international mobility research
The report evaluates public attitudes in the UK, Spain, France and the US, towards international travel during the pandemic. Outside of students home ...
29 Jul 2021Events
IE University has delivered more than 60,000 face-to-face and 25,000 online classes this academic year as part of its commitment to Liquid Learning
In an effort to protect the health of its community, IE University has administered more than 55,000 Covid tests at its campus infirmaries since June ...
27 Jul 2021On Campus
IE University announces the finalists for the 7th Asian Economic Journalism Awards
Over 100 articles, interviews, reports and other news formats released in over 30 publications throughout the Asian region were submitted to IE ...
23 Jul 2021Events
IE University startups attract €80 million in funding
Rhyde, Refuge and SafetyIn, the winning startups of IE Venture Day 2021.
16 Jul 2021Events
South Summit 2021: committed to reinventing a sustainable future
South Summit 2021 -powered by IE University, in collaboration with the Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence and co-organized by Madrid City Hall.
South Summit 2021, in collaboration with IE University, was presented today, July 12 at the Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid at an event chaired by Mayor José Luis Martínez-Almeida, attended by Begoña Villacís, Deputy Mayor; Carme Artigas, Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence; Javier Fernández-Lasquetty, Minister of Economy, Finance and Employment of the Community of Madrid, and María Benjumea, Founder and CEO of South Summit.
The theme of this year’s South Summit is Shaping the Future, an invitation to the global innovation ecosystem to be part of transforming our economy based on the pillars of South Summit: Sustainability, Connection, Innovation and Business.
13 Jul 2021Events