IE Business School Madrid, Spain

Master Programs
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IE Business School

Studying at the IE Business School

Having been founded by a group of entrepreneurs, IE has quickly earned itself a leading reputation of excellence worldwide. IE is not only known for its innovative curricula and quality, but also for its unique approach to further education through the entrepreneurial spirit on which the school was built in 1973. Coupled with its dedication to the corporate world and its sensitivity to the advantages of a truly diverse student body, IE was able turn itself into one of the best international centers of learning. Last year, it was home to future change agents from more than 90 nationalities on its central campus in Madrid. Together with a global network of around 40.000 alumni and leading faculty from the entire globe, your IE Experience will be a truly international one.

The Location

IE’s campus is located in the heart of Madrid, which will enable you to combine your daily stringent academic schedule with endless leisure possibilities. Placing all that the city has to offer right on your doorstep, IE’s campus in Madrid lets you experience an immensely rich cultural heritage. Madrid’s museums, parks and gardens, palaces, modern and historic architecture, restaurants and cafes and theatres, make it a metropolitan hub of activity both during day and night. Combined with an invaluable opportunity to learn Spanish, as well as low living costs compared with other European capitals, Madrid is an incredible place for you to live, to learn and to make friends for life.


IE Business School is considered one of Europe's leading business schools by international journals like Financial Times, The Economist, Wall Street Journal or América Economía. These publications recognize IE Business School as a leader in academic areas like entrepreneurship, or in the field of learning technologies.

  • Master in Management
    #3 worldwide, Financial Times, 2017
  • Master in Finance
    #8 worldwide, Financial Times, 2017
  • MBA
    #1 online MBA worldwide Financial Times, 2017
    #4 worldwide Full-Time MBA Programs Bloomberg Businessweek, 2015
    #6 worldwide MBA programs América Economía Magazine, 2015
  • Executive MBA
    #1 worldwide, The Economist 2015
  • Online MBA
    #1 worldwide, Financial Times, 2016


IE Business School has been recognized by the three most important accreditation bodies in the world, guaranteeing high quality and academic rigor in all of its programs - a triple crown comprising of accreditation by EQUIS (European quality Improvement Systems), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

Why to study here

Over the years, IE Business School has been rooting its educational experience in four core values that build the stepping stones in any of its programs – entrepreneurship, diversity, innovation and social responsibility. This decision has shaped the school into one of the leading educational institutions in the world in only 40 years.

Students are attracted to IE by a multitude of reasons; the school’s location, the case method as its main teaching methodology, its rankings, its focus on creating change agents and entrepreneurs, as well as the fact that it offers 1 year accelerated master programs, to only mention a few.

However, only after having lived the IE experience themselves, students understand that IE is much more. It is about human communication and group dynamics in a globalizing world. It is about going beyond predetermined paradigms. It is about learning from each other and bridging cultural, as well as professional, gaps to come together with the goal to leverage on differences.

What makes IE are the students, who are carefully chosen to share their ideas and values in order to create knowledge through common ground. So, why should you study here? Because your classmates and IE will help you to grow, to achieve your goals and to lead change on numerous grounds.