IE University is one of the world's top higher-education institutions. A pioneer in education, IE is composed by six schools: IE Business School, IE Law School, IE School of Architecture & Design, IE School of Arts & Humanities, IE School of Communication and IE School of Social & Behavioral Sciences. IE's programs have been met with worldwide acclaim, featuring highly in both the FT and Economist business and law school rankings, and cementing IE's reputation as a global leader in higher education.
Through master programs in a variety of areas, IE trains tomorrow's leaders, shaping them with an innovative approach and acting as a catalyst for the creation of new projects and businesses through the entrepreneurial spirit which is an inherent aspect in all of our programs. Its master programs focus on the skills and knowledge required of a leader in a broad range of specific industries. Catering to the real needs of the real world, IE offers a range of formats (full-time, part-time, and online) to ensure utmost flexibility in its programs.
IE is also a hub of international research boasting an array of specialized centers dedicated to furthering the business community in such areas as entrepreneurship, information management, and corporate responsibility amongst others.
Complimenting IE's extensive portfolio of Master degree programs, the Executive Education division offers training courses for executives through its seminars, conferences, forums, in-company training programs and consulting; building on IE's commitment to providing outstanding education and training across the various phases of your career.
With more than 80 nationalities represented on our central Madrid campus, as well as a global network of over 40,000 alumni, the IE Experience is a truly international one. Being part of the IE Community is more than just being an alumnus; it's a way of life. Members of our community hold firm ethical values and recognize their responsibility to the environment in which they operate, as well as to the wider community. IE alumni are part of a global network of leaders, spread across the globe in more than 100 countries.
Name of the school: IE University and IE Business School
Campuses: Madrid, Spain
Ranking: Ranked 1st Business School in Europe and one of the best Law Schools worldwide by the Financial Times, 2011
Accreditation: AMBA, AQUIS, AACSB, APSIA, IALS
Number of Faculty: 200 part-time, 88 full-time
International Faculty: 47%
Graduates employed: 93%
Subjects of Masters Study:
Architecture & Design –
* Master in Architectural Management and Design
* Master in Work Space Design
* Master in Architectural Design
Communication & Journalism -
* Master in Corporate Communication
* Master in Digital Journalism
* Master in Political Communication
* Master in Visual Media Communication
Finance & Accounting –
* Master in Finance
* Global Master in Finance
Law & International Relations -
* International LLM
* Master in International Relations
*Master in Market Research & Consumer Behavior
*Master in Management - specialized in Sales & Marketing
* Master in Management - specialized in International Business
* Master in Management - specialized in Digital Business
Courses held in: English and Spanish depending on the program
Length of Courses: 10 – 13 months depending on the program
Application Deadlines: IE operates on a rolling admissions process. As such, there is no explicit deadline for applications for a particular intake. However, given the limited number of places in the program and the diverse student body, we recommend that you initiate the application process as far in advance as possible, roughly one year in advance of the desired program intake.
International Exchanges: See website for more details
Internships: See website for more details
Average Class Size: 30-40
Percentage of International Students: 90%
University degree : Bachelor Degree or equivalent (transcripts and diploma)
Tests required (for certain program): ieGAT (IE Global Admissions Test), GMAT, GRE or LSAT
Specific Languages tests: Language Certificate (English or Spanish) if you are a non native speaker of the language in which you are planning to study the program
Languages fluency: High
References: A complete application for evaluation by the Admissions Committee, including all supporting documents.
Years of work experience : 0-3 years of work experience depending on program.
Language Certificate (English or Spanish) if you are a non native
speaker of the language in which you are planning to study the
1 page Curriculum Vitae
Two Letters of Recommendation
Photo and copy of passport)
Application Fee: 120 Euros
Application fees: €125
Range of Tuition fees: €19,000 – €35,000
Instalments: One payment/Three payments/Six payments
Scholarships availability: There are many scholarships available to students studying at IE as well as other financial aid options, for more information please consult IE's website. www.ie.edu/business-school/admission-financial-aid/financial-aid