Founded in 1989, the IEB was the first study center in Spain dedicated exclusively to training in Finance, with a Master's Degree in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets, unique at that time and sponsored by the Madrid Stock Exchange.
Since then, more than 85,000 students and professionals have completed one of IEB's educational programs.
In 1994, IEB was a pioneer in offering a Double Degree, studying law students from the Complutense University of Madrid simultaneously the Master in Stock Exchange at the IEB. Subsequently, the IEB would become a center attached to the Complutense University of Madrid, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Spain, and later also to the Rey Juan Carlos University. The IEB has developed over the years a wide range of Masters, from the MBA to the most specialized in various financial and legal areas.
In 2003, the IEB began its international journey, with the alliance with the London School of Economics, a world reference institution with 20 Nobel prizes and students from the 5 continents. International development has not stopped since then.
Since the end of the 90s, the educational offer of IEB has been significantly broadened, with the creation of the In Company training area for Spanish and international corporate clients of global scope.
Ever since its inception, the IEB has devoted considerable resources to research, especially in the financial area, with several Observatories. Among the numerous IEB research publications, AESTIMATIO stands out, The IEB International Journal of Finance, which has the participation of 2 Nobel prizes.
The presence of IEB in the main sectorial forums is clear: in 2008 the IEB joins CLADEA (Latin American Council of Management Schools), the most important association of Ibero-American Business Schools; in 2011 to AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the main association of business schools of the USA; two years later he joined the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Develpoment), the leading association of Business Schools in Europe; and finally since 2012 he is a member of the Spanish Association of Schools and Business Management.
Today, the IEB offers nearly 100 educational programs, which include a solid academic formation in Bachelor's and Master's degrees, a vast catalog of Executive Education courses and an important Summer School.
Learning by doing
the MOTOR of teaching at the IEB
The methodology IEB Learning by Doing stands out for the study of real cases of maximum actuality, as well as the realization of business simulations and their quantitative and qualitative evaluation, so that students face the same problems, dilemmas and situations that managers find in the real life.
Students must manage exactly the same situations that any company goes through: moments of uncertainty, negotiations, pressure, deadlines, unexpected events, etc. In this context, teachers will have previously facilitated a framework of technical knowledge on which students have to base themselves, putting what they have learned into practice to face these challenges.
Through this guided training, you learn in a practical, natural and intuitive way to make the best decisions.