IE University surpasses one million Coursera MOOCs learners

IE University surpasses one million learners enrolled on its Coursera MOOCs

Only five European universities have reached this historic figure on open online course platform.

More than one million learners are now enrolled on IE University’s Coursera Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The institution, which has been working with the course platform for nine years, has developed 44 MOOCs, along with nine Specializations, among them Marketing, Branding, Globalization and Economics, Scale Up Your Startup, and Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, the last two launched earlier this year. IE University thus becomes one of the five European universities that have surpassed the barrier of one million enrollments on Coursera.

Over the last decade, IE University has trained more than 710,000 unique learners from all over the world. By country, the top 10 is led by India, USA, Mexico, Spain, Colombia, UK, Brazil, Canada, Peru and Argentina. Of these, more than 130,000 students have obtained the program’s final certificate. Among the most popular MOOCs designed by IE University Making Architecture and Market Research and Consumer Behavior, which already have more than 100,000 students enrolled, while Brand & Product Management is reaching 85,000 users.

04 Jul 2022


LGBT+@Work, at IE University

International experts discuss the challenges of diversity management at the 16th edition of LGBT+@Work, at IE University

IE Tower has been illuminated with the colors of the LGBTIQ+ flag in an initiative organized by the IE Out & Allies Club.

01 Jul 2022


Hay Festival Segovia 2022 | IE University

At Tech4Democracy Event at IE University, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Calls for a Pluralistic and Open Internet

Tech4Democracy is a global initiative by IE University in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, with Microsoft as its main strategic ...

29 Jun 2022


Amazon and IE University receive the Merit Award 2022 for Despega

Amazon and IE University receive the Merit Award 2022 for the joint program Despega for SMEs and entrepreneurs

More than 40,000 participants in Spain and Italy have already received free training to deepen their understanding of digital transformation.

28 Jun 2022


Hay Festival Segovia 2022 | IE University

This year, Hay Festival Segovia brings together more than 100 experts from 17 countries, focusing on innovation and tradition

IE University is partnering with the Hay Festival Segovia, winner of the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and the Humanities.

28 Jun 2022


Ban Ki-moon awarded IE University medal

Ban Ki-moon awarded IE University medal for his United Nations SDG and 2030 Agenda leadership

Following the ceremony, held at IE Tower, Ban Ki-moon discussed the challenges of global governance with Susana Malcorra.

22 Jun 2022


On Campus

Amadeus and IE University expand Travel4Impact network for SMEs across Europe

Travel4Impact is a collaborative project designed to support the tourism industry by improving the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Amadeus and IE University have launched the second edition of Travel4Impact across Europe, by supporting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the critical role they play in the ongoing renewal of travel and tourism. The Travel4Impact network supports SMEs which focus on digitalization and sustainability as part of their strategy. This initiative, which is part of Amadeus’ Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, is 100% subsidized for SMEs and includes training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

More than 20 European tourism SMEs will be selected and invited to participate in the Launchpad phase. SMEs who are interested in joining the Travel4Impact project must complete this form before July 31st. SMEs will find all the information needed in the Travel4Impact webpage. In addition, on July 5th and 13th (XX:00) there will be an information session which SMEs can join by clicking on the following link.

20 Jun 2022


On Campus

More than 3,000 entrepreneurs and 200 global funds shine as the protagonists of South Summit Madrid 2022

South Summit 2022, powered by IE University, is being held at La Nave in Madrid and brings together key players within the innovation ecosystem.

09 Jun 2022



Committing to immersive education, IE University to provide virtual reality headsets to students

IE University will open campuses in several metaverses in 2023 and will design its own cases using virtual and augmented reality.

06 Jun 2022


On Campus

IE University brings together over 650 graduates from 60 countries at its Global Alumni Weekend 2022 in the IE Tower

The event took place at IE Tower, IE University’s new technological and sustainable campus.

06 Jun 2022



South Summit’s ‘Ideas Night’ will introduce the public to innovation and invite their suggestions

A mobile unit will “hunt” ideas for five days on the streets of Madrid: shortlist of proposals will be broadcast at huge event in the capital.

31 May 2022



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'.

24 May 2022



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



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 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.

This year’s Digital Leaders in Higher Education ranking from Times Higher Education (THE), which analyzes the best academic institutions in the world to train digital leaders, positions IE University at 30th amongst the world’s best university’s for a digital education and 13th in the world for digital entrepreneurship.

As IE University was founded in 1973 by a group of visionary entrepreneurs, the spirit of enterprise has been at the heart of the institution since its inception. Each degree program includes a strong focus on exploring innovation practices and cultivating sharp entrepreneurial skills. Thirty percent of IE University alumni, who hail from 165 countries, have begun a startup at some point in their career. In addition, for 10 years, IE University has co-organized South Summit, among the most valuable international network of entrepreneurs, to support entrepreneurship, and provide investment opportunities. Last week South Summit brought together more than 500 experts, startups, investors and 16,000 attendees in Porto Alegre, Brasil to analyze the main challenges of entrepreneurial management in the region, and will hold a new edition next June in Madrid.

10 May 2022