Admission process to IE University

Admission to IE University requires several steps which are detailed below:

1

First phase
Online application

2

First phase
Admission test

3

First phase
Online test

4

Second phase
Personal interview

5

Second phase
Final decision of the admission committee

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1st step:
Online application

First, you will need to complete the admission form. It contains all the essential information to guide you through the process. In this form, you will fill in all your personal and academic information.

Your request is subject to a non-refundable entrance fee of 120 €. This deposit is mandatory, and your application will not be considered by the admission committee until the admission fee has been paid.

Your application file can be saved at any time during the process but must be completed within a maximum of one month.


1) First, you will choose the program of study that interests you.

1) First, you will choose the program of study that interests you.

2) You must then fill in your passport number (or your Spanish identity card number if you have one), as well as your nationality. The IPA also requests access to your profile on the various social media networks.

2) You must then fill in your passport number (or your Spanish identity card number if you have one), as well as your nationality. The IPA also requests access to your profile on the various social media networks.

3) On the next page you will have to fill in personal information such as your email address, phone number, address, etc.
If you have any questions, you can always click on "My IE Team". This will open a tab with the phone numbers of both campuses, like this:

3) On the next page you will have to fill in personal information such as your email address, phone number, address, etc. If you have any questions, you can always click on "My IE Team". This will open a tab with the phone numbers of both campuses, like this:

4) The next page requires your diplomas and details of prior education.

4) The next page requires your diplomas and details of prior education.

5) On the next page, you must provide your previous professional experience (including various projects such as volunteer work, community service, fundraising activities, NGOs, and the like).

5) On the next page, you must provide your previous professional experience (including various projects such as volunteer work, community service, fundraising activities, NGOs, and the like).

6) The following page is part of the "more about you" category. A lot of information is required:
The languages you speak and your level in each one, as well as the countries where you have lived for more than a month.

6) The following page is part of the "more about you" category. A lot of information is required: The languages you speak and your level in each one, as well as the countries where you have lived for more than a month.

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7) You must then select the reason(s) why you wish to study at IE.

7) You must then select the reason(s) why you wish to study at IE.

8) How are you planning to finance your study program?

8) How are you planning to finance your study program?

9) The orientation of your professional career plans following graduation.

9) The orientation of your professional career plans following graduation.

10) Your level of technological aptitude.

10) Your level of technological aptitude.

 11) Then, you must complete a brief personality test.

 11) Then, you must complete a brief personality test.

12) Describe yourself in three words, then describe how you believe other people perceive you, also in three words.
At what age did you start working and earning money? In what way?

12) Describe yourself in three words, then describe how you believe other people perceive you, also in three words. At what age did you start working and earning money? In what way?

13) Have you participated in any of these methods of promoting sustainable development?

13) Have you participated in any of these methods of promoting sustainable development?

14) What would you have liked to add to your application process?

14) What would you have liked to add to your application process?

15) Have you applied to other institutions?

15) Have you applied to other institutions?

16) Is one of your parents an IE alumnus?

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17) Where did you hear about IE?

17) Where did you hear about IE?

18) Express yourself. This category is divided into two steps.
1st step: Essay

This section is intended to show who you are, not only as a student but also as a person. The goal is to understand the potential value you could offer to IE.

Take this as an opportunity to showcase your qualities and personality. You may choose between the following three forms of expression: a video (maximum of three minutes), a PowerPoint presentation (maximum of ten slides) or a written essay (between 250-650 words). Please pay particular attention to punctuation, structure, and content.

This section is intended to show who you are, not only as a student but also as a person. The goal is to understand the potential value you could offer to IE.  Take this as an opportunity to showcase your qualities and personality. You may choose between the following three forms of expression: a video (maximum of three minutes), a PowerPoint presentation (maximum of ten slides) or a written essay (between 250-650 words). Please pay particular attention to punctuation, structure, and content.

2nd step: Online Evaluation

Once you have submitted the registration form and paid the admission fee, you will receive an email instructing you to complete an online evaluation. During this task, you will answer questions to demonstrate how you would be a valuable asset to the IEU community. The evaluation will take about 20 to 30 minutes.

2ème étape : évaluation en ligne

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You have reached the last section. You're almost done!

You must now send all the required documents. Once you have completed this section, you will be ready to submit your full application package.

1

Your admission test results

The results of the admission tests, if you have passed the SAT, ACT, CAS or LNAT (not applicable to visiting students).

2

Previous records

High school transcripts (or university transcripts if you are a transferring or visiting student).

3

Letters of recommendation

One from your teacher or tutor, and one from your head of studies or dean.

4

Identification

Copy of your passport, identity card or residence permit (NIE).

5

Curiculum vitae

A recent CV that includes your academic background, work experience, and extracurricular activities.

6

Identity photo

A passport sized photo.

7

Additional documents

A portfolio of your work, diplomas or awards that you feel will give us additional insight into your achievements, interests, and identity.

Important information

As a future student at IE University, you must be fluent in English. In addition, to obtain your diploma, you must have a satisfactory knowledge of Spanish (minimum level B1). Although you may submit certificates as proof of your level of English (e. g. TOEFL), your skills will be tested throughout the admission process.

A portfolio of creative work is required for the Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Design programs. Applicants must provide examples of their projects, illustrating their creativity, artistic talent, and design skills.


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1

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2

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3

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