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IE University, 12th in Europe and 37th in the world in the QS Top 50 under 50

12th in Europe and 37th in the world in the QS Top 50 under 50 | IE University

British consulting firm Quacquarelli Symonds highlights universities under 50 years old with higher teaching standards, graduate employability, internationalization and academic reputation.

IE University is ranked 12th in Europe and 37th worldwide in the new edition of the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking, prepared by British consulting firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) The league table evaluates international universities set up within the last half century that stand out for their teaching, graduate employability, international faculty and student body, research and academic reputation, among other aspects.

“This QS report positions our university among the most innovative and attractive educational institutions in Europe for international students.”

Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University

“IE University’s project is young, but our higher education model is already beginning to receive recognition, such as the Top 50 Under 50 2020 ranking, which reinforces our commitment to quality and university excellence. This QS report positions our university among the most innovative and attractive educational institutions in Europe for international students,” said Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University.

Recognized as one of the world’s leading educational institutions, IE University develops online and face-to-face learning methodologies that benefit the institution’s network of communities, made up of more than 60,000 graduates in positions of responsibility in 165 countries. With the start of the new academic year in September, IE University will deliver teaching through a liquid learning model that will see face-to-face and online students connected simultaneously in the classroom. IE University’s commitment to liquid learning represents a new step in educational innovation and responds to the challenges faced by the education sector internationally.

IE University’s program are innovatively designed to include on-campus sessions for its students from 140 countries. There will also be hybrid sessions with face-to-face students in class and students connected online to the classrooms, offering an immersive experience for both. There will also be asynchronous sessions that allow for individual work with the support of professors. This format will provide flexibility to students and reinforce active and personalized learning oriented to addressing real world problems. IE University has redesigned all courses with new methodologies, content and academic materials to adapt them to this new model of liquid education. The institution is also working to redesign its facilities and provide classrooms with technological solutions to enhance interaction.

IE University has more than 7,000 students every year attending undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and executive education programs. IE University is an international, humanistic, disruptive and sustainable educational institution that forms leaders who promote innovation and change in organizations. It has a faculty of more than 500 teachers who currently teach students from 140 countries in cities including Madrid, Segovia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Providencia, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Cape Town and Shanghai.