IE Business School

DEFINITION of 'IE Business School'

A non-profit, independent educational institution that provides graduate level programs in several fields of study. IE Business School offers MBAs, executive master's programs and Ph.D. and DBA programs. The school is headquartered in Madrid and enrolls about 5,600 students annually.

BREAKING DOWN 'IE Business School'

The IE Business School was founded in 1973 by Diego del Alcazar. It has become one of the top-ranked programs in Europe and around the world. The school has locations in numerous countries worldwide and boasts over 37,000 alumni who hold management positions in over 100 countries.

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