IE Business School

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The IE Business School, full name Instituto de Empresa Business School is a Spanish business school located in Madrid, created in 1973 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. It promotes an entrepreneurial ecosystem, strengthening intrapreneurship and helping students and graduates to create and develop start-ups worldwide.

Calle de María de Molina, 11-13-15, 28006 Madrid, Espagne

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School description

It is regularly recognized by various rankings such as the Financial Times and Business Week as one of the best business schools in Europe, in particular for its MBA program. The university comprises five schools, offering a range of Bachelor@s, Master and MBA programs, which are taught in English.


Entrepreneurship, diversity, innovation and social responsibility are IE’s core values. Teaching is mainly based on practical cases, including numerous projects to be carried out in groups. Classroom participation is an important element.


The selection process at IE University is based on an application, admission test and interview. It is a holistic approach in which the academic and professional profile, extra-curricular activities, admission test results and language level are taken into account.


IE is committed to technological immersion in education and business and empowers leaders to meet the challenges of innovation and digital transformation, creating new technologies and new business models. Alumni are prepared to lead technological progress.


Using state-of-the-art technology and teaching methodologies, IE tailors the learning experience to the individual needs of each student.


For the IE community, technology is not a challenge but a competitive advantage.
At EI, innovation is part of our DNA, whether it is inventing new teaching methods, bringing the latest technology to the classroom or redefining the use of technology in higher education.

Key Figures

IE Business School was ranked 3rd best school in Europe in 2017 and its Global MBA was ranked 2nd in the world in 2019.


The International MBA was ranked 6th in the world in 2019 by Forbes.


Professors associated with the school

Pablo Garcia Estevez

Doctor en administración de empresas (UCM) y master en gestión de entidades financieras (IEB).

Especialista acreditado en mercado de capitales (IEB) y especialista en banca privada y ...

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Juan Pedro Gomez
ICCF @ IE Business Shool

Doctorado en Economía, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, España; Licenciado en Economía, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, España.

Licenciado en Ciencias Actuariales, Universidad ...

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Virginia Bombín

Virginia Bombín es profesora de finanzas tanto en IE Business School como en la Financial Times IE Corporate Learning Alliance. También le gusta participar en proyectos empresariales que ...

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