Europe's IE Business School is one of the world's leading higher education institutions. A pioneer in business education, IE educates tomorrow's business leaders with an entrepreneurial spirit which is inherent throughout our institution. As we were founded by entrepreneurs in 1973, we value the importance of creating and promoting new business ideas.

Although IE's MBAs, offered in full-time and part-time formats, differ according to class profile, they are united in IE's commitment to entrepreneurship, diversity and innovation. The MBA programs, including the International MBA, Global MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA and IE Brown Executive MBA, have been met with worldwide acclaim, and have been featured highly in the Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Forbes, FT and Economist business school rankings.

Complementing IE's extensive portfolio of Master degree programs, the Executive Education division offers training courses for executives through its seminars, conferences, forums, corporate training programs and consulting, building on IE's commitment to providing outstanding education and training across the various phases of your career.

The IE campus is located in the center of Madrid and allows students the opportunity to experience everything this great city has to offer. Madrid boasts a long list of museums, parks and gardens, palaces, modern and historic architecture, as well as having a great nightlife and being a very modern and friendly city. In addition, with more than 90 nationalities represented on campus at any given time, the IE Experience is a truly international one.
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Programme Info

International MBA
Global MBA
Executive MBA
Global Executive MBA
IE Brown Executive MBA

International MBA (Full-time) Information
IE Business School's top-ranked full-time International MBA is designed for
professionals looking to consolidate their management experience. Students
come from many different backgrounds, creating a truly international
experience, and allowing you to build a truly global network of contacts.
Length: 1 year
Language of instruction: Spanish, English or Bilingual
Campus: Madrid
Profile: Unconventional thinkers with 5 years of experience on average
Start date: 2 intakes: September and January
Format: Full Time
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Global MBA Information
The Global MBA is geared toward professionals seeking to strengthen their
business acumen and expand their network in a class forged by diversity and
ambition. Fully aware of companies' needs, we provide professionals with
multidisciplinary knowledge and skills to become successful managers. You
will stand out not only because of your knowledge, but also because of your
interpersonal skills and international perspective that the market demands.
• Format: blended (80% online sessions / 20% face-to-face periods)
• Language: English
• Intake: September and April
• Duration: 15 months
• Location:
3 mandatory weeks in Madrid
1 optional international week
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Executive MBA Information
Aware of the needs of companies today, we want to help you acquire the
necessary multidisciplinary knowledge you will need to successfully manage
at a senior executive level. This MBA not only seeks to increase your
business acumen but also foster the interpersonal skills and the international
perspective that the market demands.
• Format: blended (60% online sessions / 40% face-to-face periods)
• Language: English
• Intake: September and Aprilusiness School
• Duration: 15 months
• Location:
2 mandatory one-week periods in Madrid.
7 weekends every six weeks in Madrid.
3 optional face-to-face weeks in Madrid and abroad: Advanced Leadership
Week, Global Network for Advanced Management, Global Immersion Week.
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Global Executive MBA (Blended) Information
The Global Executive MBA is a top ranked program that provides a deep
understanding of how to manage business globally to high-level executives
who seek transnational responsibilities. The Global Executive MBA structure
allows students to learn from a glocal approach, gaining valuable insight on
the most important economic regions -the Americas, Europe, and Asia-,
entrepreneurship, innovation and key interpersonal skills needed to run
global teams.
• Format: blended (combines face-to-face and online interactive periods)
• Language: English
• Intake: May and October
• Duration: 15 months
• Location: Madrid, Singapore, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo & Online.
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IE Brown Executive MBA (Blended) Information
IE Business School and Brown University have forged a unique alliance to
offer a joint program that goes beyond the boundaries of traditional education
for top managers. The 15-month program is designed for executives seeking
to disrupt the future of business by developing a multi-faceted perspective.
The aim is to go beyond conventional thinking and develop a more holistic
view of the world.
Language: English
Format: Blended
Length: 15 Months
Profile: Senior
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IE-SMU MBA Information
The program provides professionals from within and outside the region
with a competitive advantage by supplying them with the necessary tools to
become an Asia-Pacific business expert.
The IE-SMU partnership combines the best of theory and practice, including
the analysis of business cases, simulated environments, as well as facultyguided,
cross-functional, real-life projects.
• Format: blended (combines face-to-face and online interactive periods)
• Language: English
• Intake: October
• Duration: 13 months
• Location: Madrid, Singapore & Online.
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Student Body

Nationalities: Over 90 nationalities on campus. 
70% Men, 30 % Women (varies depending on the program)
Scholarships/ Financial aid: 
Scholarships and Financial Aid are available to all IE students. For more information, please contact us at or visit

Our admissions process consists of 3 main steps for most of our programs:

1.- Fill our online application form.

2.- GMAT or our ieGAT. For our masters in finance, the GMAT is a mandatory requirement. 

3.- Personal interview with a member of our team (in person or via Skype).


Address: Maria de Molina 13
28006 Madrid, Spain
Telephone: +34 91 568 9600
Dean: Santiago Iñiguez
Admissions Program Director: Julián Trigo