The International MBA is our flagship full-time MBA program in Madrid. This transformational journey shapes professionals and entrepreneurs, turning them into leaders that generate impact and drive change around the world. The program takes an integrative and innovative approach to business education by combining core business knowledge with customizable labs plus an elective period with 10 concentration areas in a full-time, one-year format.

A total of 45% of the program is customizable, resulting in a personalized learning experience tailored to your professional needs. During your time with us, you will cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset, and develop your individual career aspirations through the innovative professional fitness program.

1 year 

English or Spanish


September & January


Programme Structure

The International MBA is a one-year intensive MBA Program that takes place in Madrid. Every year, we bring in students from over 75 nationalities and push them to succeed as they experience one of the most intense yet gratifying years of their lives.

The program is divided into 2 periods, it starts with a Core Business Period which is complemented with 5 disruptive Lab options, and once you are ready to turn knowledge into action, the Elective Period begins where you will have the opportunity to sharpen your career focus by choosing a cluster of courses with over ten Concentration areas.

Our International MBA works like a hothouse: we deliver an environment designed for those who can think outside the box and challenge conventional thinking. In just one year, the program helps you act upon your ideas, providing ongoing feedback that focuses on you and your individual career aspirations.

Around 45% of the program content can be tailored to your needs. During the Core Business Period, you will choose between the Business Impact Lab, Start-up Lab, Tech Lab, Social Impact Lab and the International MBA in Practice. You will continue to customize your program during the Elective Period where we now offer the possibility to choose a Concentration area. This means that besides acquiring a 360ยบ vision of the business world, you will have the opportunity to sharpen their career focus by choosing a cluster of courses from a specific academic area. The third and final customizable part of the program is International MBA Unplugged, which allows you to extend the length of the program.

Admission Requirements

The Admissions Department has a rigorous selection process.

We seek motivated, creative and high-potential candidates who stand out for their academic and/or professional achievements, as well as interpersonal skills. We take a holistic approach when evaluating each candidate in order to bring in the most talented people into our international classrooms.

Students must possess a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience to be considered for the International MBA.

Dates & Fees

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Contact Details

IE Business School (Singapore Office)
8 Cross Street
Singapore 048424

Tel: +65 68092801