Dual Degree in Business Administration + International RelationsBring solutions to global challenges
dynamic, globally focused, business minded and committed to discovering new perspectives while cultivating critical thinking skills.
a challenging, international program which offers a solid foundation in business, geopolitics and current events.
- a consultant for an international organization
- an executive in a multinational corporation
- a development expert for an NGO
- a social entrepreneur
**Students who complete a Dual Degree at IE University receive two undergraduate diplomas upon graduation. Both programs are fully compliant with the Bologna Process and accredited by the Spanish Government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). This IE University Dual Degree is taught in Madrid at CES IE.
Segovia or Madrid
You can study the Dual Degree in Business Administration and International Relations in Segovia and Madrid. If you decide to start in Segovia, you will spend the first two years at the campus in Segovia, before moving to Madrid for your third, fourth and fifth years. If you start the program in Madrid, however, you will spend all five years of the program in the Spanish capital.
Dual Program in Business Administration and International Relations
Bachelor in Business Administration and Bachelor in International Relations
Centres of study and Number of places
Centro de Estudios Superiores IE (Madrid)
Bachelor in Business Administration – 500 places
Bachelor in International Relations – 160 places
Facultad de Ciencias Humanas, Sociales y de Comunicación (Segovia)
Bachelor in Business Administration – 200 places
Bachelor in International Relations – 60 places
Total number of credits: 480 (240 + 240) ECTS*
Distribution of credits and subjects**:
Core subjects – 120 ECTS
Mandatory subjects – 234 ECTS
Elective subjects – 102 ECTS
Final Project – 24 ECTS
Area of knowledge
Economic Sciences, Business Administration, Marketing, Trade, Accounting and Tourism
Social Sciences, Social Work, Labour Relations and Human Resources, Sociology, Political Science and International Relations
Spanish ministry’s registry of universities, centres and degrees
*European Credit Transfer System
**The character of the subjects is defined by the Spanish legislation
***Quality Assurance Agency for the University System in Castilla y León
MAP YOUR OWN PATH TO SUCCESS
WE KNOW INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
We are renowned for our business acumen. With this Dual Degree, you’ll benefit from the extensive expertise of IE Business School as you build a uniquely international profile with the IE School of Global and Public Affairs.
AN OUTSTANDING FACULTY
We offer a 12:1 professor to student ratio. Small class sizes allow for regular, personalized feedback to help students make the most of the program.
BECOME A GLOBAL CITIZEN
The unique international scope of this program provides a global vision of business and international relations. Study within a truly diverse community and take advantage of the many study abroad opportunities open to our students.
A MEMBER OF APSIA
This Dual Degree is supported by the IE School of Global and Public Affairs—a member of the exclusive Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).
A SOUGHT-AFTER PROFILE
Recruiters look to IE University to find the global business leaders of tomorrow. Our students start to receive job offers long before graduation!
INNOVATIVE AND PRACTICE-BASED
We are leaders in innovative teaching methodologies. To prepare students to face real-world professional challenges, we help students put theory into practice through IR Labs, summer internships and study abroad opportunities.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
If you want to launch a project, social initiative or business, we’ll help you find the resources you need to bring your idea to life.
AACSB & EQUIS ACCREDITED
Stand out with an AACSB and EQUIS accredited degree in business. This prestigious accreditation is given only to the world’s best business schools.
YOUR DEGREE, YOUR WAY
Customize your study path to reach your career goals. Our academic mentors provide guidance and resources to help you realize your full potential.
TWO FULLY ACCREDITED DEGREES
Upon graduation, you will have two degrees, both fully compliant with the Bologna Process and accredited by the Spanish government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). Start your career with a competitive edge.
BEGIN YOUR GLOBAL EXPERIENCE
Studying at IE University places you within a unique international environment that fosters a global mindset. Surrounded by a diverse community on campus and in the classroom, you will discover new perspectives and explore different worldviews. Our students also have access to a wide selection of study abroad opportunities at over 90 partner institutions.
DEVELOP MANAGEMENT SKILLS
In this program, you will benefit from IE Business School’s world-class expertise to acquire the global management profile top corporations are looking for. Our students become well-rounded professionals, able to develop policies, manage projects and adapt to a variety of corporate settings.
EXPERIENCE A PRACTICE-BASED APPROACH
Our hands-on program simulates the real-world challenges you’ll face in your professional career. Through specialized training in negotiation, strategy and public speaking, you will develop a unique skill set that stands out in today’s job market. In class, you’ll obtain solid foundations in theory, which you will put into practice through summer internships or IEU Labs.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
During the program, you will learn how to design initiatives that add value to society. Our students are also encouraged to participate in social impact projects where they coordinate non-profit initiatives. If you have an idea for a business or a non-profit, take it to the IEU Start-Up Lab, where you will find all the resources you need to bring it to life!
MEET OUR STUDENTS!
Daniel Bloch is studying a Dual Degree in Business Administration and International Relations. In addition to his love of writing and filmmaking, this Australian is passionate about rugby. Daniel has been coaching and playing for the IE University rugby team for two years.David's IEU experience
This young Georgian, studying Business and International Relations, is passionate about the Spanish culture. She aspires to be a successful entrepreneur, without leaving behind her desire to sing and share her voice with the world.Discover Mariam's passion
Ignacio is a 20-year old Spaniard that studies the Dual Degree in Business Administration and International Relations. He has lived in six different cities, speaks four languages fluently and has visited more than 35 countries in the Americas, Africa, and Europe.Learn more about Ignacio