Dual Degree in Economics + International Relations

Drive economic transformation at a global scale
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The Dual Degree in Economics + International Relations
IS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE…

Passionate about understanding the complexity of global economic challenges. While you are at ease debating and engaging in international issues, you are also interested in the complexity of economics in the digital and tech era, and ready to lead global change with analytical and data-driven thinking.

LOOKING FOR…

A program that will provide you with the skills to understand rational and non-rational human behavior, economic decisions, and complex social and economic issues. You’ll master new technologies for economic data analysis and develop an understanding of different cultures and political systems.

TO BECOME…
  • A consultant for an international financial institution
  • A professional of a regional development bank
  • A policy developer
  • A behavioral economics advisor
  • A ­market analyst of an international finance company
  • An economic researcher of an international think tank
  • An economic advisor in an international private firm
  • A researcher of economic, political, and social data at a political party
  • A reporter at an international economic journal/newspaper
  • A manager at a security, peace, or an economic intelligence agency
  • A social entrepreneur
This Dual Degree teaches you to manage organizations that create value for our society, with an emphasis on building strong relationships between states, businesses, global organizations and other political, economic and social actors—such as NGOs and think tanks. By understanding our dynamic global landscape, you will learn how to design and lead strategic policies to solve worldwide complex challenges and shape the world of tomorrow. Students will explore innovative models linked to digital platforms, emerging technologies, and collaborative action to understand and generate change at a global scale.

**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).
PROGRAM

Undergraduate Degrees

DURATION

5 years

LANGUAGE

English

LOCATION

Segovia and Madrid

Intake

September

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Location

You will study the Dual Degree in Economics & International Relations in Segovia and Madrid. You will spend the first two years at the campus in Segovia, before moving to Madrid for year three, four and five.

MAP YOUR OWN PATH TO SUCCESS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

TAKE ADVANTAGE FROM OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNSSC

In this program you will be taught by United Nations experts and practitioners and will gain cutting-edge insights into political, social, economic and environmental issues in order to create innovative solutions to tackle the world’s most complex challenges. You will be able to become part of many different UN initiatives such as international competitions, career workshops, simulations, UN conferences and webinars, internships, research projects and many more. At the end of the program, the students that demonstrate outstanding academic performance and commitment to making a difference will receive a special certificate from the United Nations System Staff College.

APPLY ECONOMICS WITH A STRATEGIC GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Learn to approach global complex problems from a holistic point of view and prepare to face today’s international challenges as you explore the dynamics that underpin our economic reality. By fusing economics with international relations, you will be well positioned to understand the complex interconnections between geopolitics, human behavior, and economic policy and learn to respond to the key challenges impacting our world today. Joining classmates from around the world, you’ll become a global citizen with an in-demand worldview that will enable you to tackle problems on an international scale as you become an economist of tomorrow.

ACQUIRE PRACTICAL SKILLS THROUGH OUR HANDS-ON APPROACH

Get to grips with real-life challenges through our practical methodology. Throughout the program, you will take part in mock debates and simulations, attend conferences and networking events, and participate in research programs. Additionally, you will gain expertise through selective internship placements in a variety of institutions. By bridging the gaps between theory and practice, you will acquire a broad perspective of how global issues and economic matters merge, and will be in the best position to fully address the impact of economics on our global society.

LEARN TO THINK ANALYTICALLY AND HARNESS THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES

New economic models, cryptocurrencies, data banks, and digital trade are changing the way public and private organizations operate around the world. In order to adapt to this constantly innovating landscape, you will learn the fundamentals of big data, machine learning, programming, and emerging tech to take advantage of new economic opportunities. You’ll apply the latest technological platforms and tools to everything you learn, and leave the program as an established analytical, tech-proficient professional capable of harnessing the power of tech for global organizations.

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ELISE NOUCHI

"Do it, because those kinds of experiences are the ones that make you who you are. Do it, because it will bring you knowledge and values that will make you unique."

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Arturo Cuesta

“IE University’s mindset—alongside the people around me—has pushed me out of my comfort zone and given me the inspiration to pursue my own business idea.”

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SANAE KIUNSI

“IE University stands out from other universities for its academic uniqueness, all of its programs blend business and the humanities.”

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