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IE University, 25th in the world in Times Higher Education Global Employability Ranking 2020

2020 Times Higher Education Ranking | IE University

Global ranking includes data from 250 universities in 43 countries.

IE University is ranked 25th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) Global Employability Ranking 2020, consolidating IE University’s position among the best-rated universities by recruiters and managers of international companies.

THE’s ranking assesses the degree of employability of 250 universities in 43 countries and analyzes the opinion of 9,000 recruiters and managers of large companies that have hired more than 300,000 young graduates over the last year. Recruiters have contributed to the ranking with their opinion on the degree of employability of graduates in different regions of the world, from the United States to Japan. The panel was made up of experts from 22 countries. The top 25 universities in the ranking include nine US universities, 10 European universities, three from Asia, two from Canada and one Australian university. In addition, IE University is ranked as the best Spanish university in this global ranking of employability.

“Recruiters value the talent of our students and our academic model based on technological innovation, a global approach, proximity to the business world, and a commitment to sustainability, entrepreneurship and the humanities.”

Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University

“We work closely with recruiters around the world, who rely on our institution in their selection processes. This year we have organized two virtual employment forums, our IE Virtual Talent Forums. Being in digital format, we have had a greater number of international recruiters who have presented their growth and expansion plans to the students and graduates of our institution,” said Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University.

IE University teaches students from 140 countries on undergraduate and graduate programs at its Segovia and Madrid campuses. This academic year, students of 116 nationalities have joined its various undergraduate programs. Seventy-five percent of these new students come from outside Spain, making IE University one of the most diverse academic institutions internationally. Likewise, more than 50% of new students are women.

IE University has recorded a 20% growth in the number of students attending in its undergraduate programs this year. The institution has developed a liquid learning model that combines classroom, hybrid and online education. Thanks to this hybrid methodology, students from all programs can attend face-to-face classes on campus or connect online to classrooms with the same immersive experience and academic excellence