Instituto de Empresa

School of Architecture and Design,
Madrid and Segovia, Spain

IE School of Architecture and Design is part of IE University, a fully accredited higher education institution, international in scope with campuses in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. IE University is ranked among the leading universities of Europe. The School places emphasis on excellence in design, innovation, and entrepreneurship. It expands the boundaries of traditional architectural education and welcomes students who seek challenges and aspire to become leaders in the dynamic world of architecture and design.

Degree Programs at IE School of Architecture and Design

The School offers a five-year Bachelor in Architecture called a “Hidden Gem in Global Architecture Education” by Design Intelligence, the foremost publication for ranking U.S. Architecture Schools. IE also offers two specialized master programs designed to meet the new skill-sets needed in the world of architecture: Master in Architectural Management & Design and the Master in Design for Work, Retail & Learning Environments. These master programs are for those who wish to study while continuing with their professional pursuits; combining online and onsite periods during 13 months.

IE University comprises over 500 professors that currently teach students from more than 80 countries around the world in undergraduate, master, PhD and executive education programs.

Bachelor in Architecture

5-year course, intakes in September
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Master in Architectural Management & Design

13-months course, intakes in February
In collaboration with the Royal Institute of British Architects, London
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Master in Design for Work, Retail & Learning Environments

13-months course,intakes in February
In collaboration with the Helen Hamlyn Center for Design, Royal College of Art, London
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Exchange Programmes

Bauhaus Universitat, Weimar, Germany
Ecole Especiale d´Architecture, Paris, France
Hong Kong University, Hong Kong, China
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA
Northeastern University, Boston, Mass, USA
Politecnico di Milan, Milan, Italy
Puerto Rico University, (Rio Piedras) San Juan, Puerto Rico Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA
Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico City, Mexico
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Fribourg, Switzerland
University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
University of Technology Sydney (UTS),Sydney, Australia
Woodbury University, Los Angeles, California, USA

Tuition Fees

Bachelor: 18,000€
Masters: €24,200

Application Process

Admission is granted on a rolling basis and although there is no deadline for applications for a particular intake, early application is recommended given the limited number of places on the program.
Requirements consist of an online application form, including supporting documents, and an interview during the admissions process.
An admissions test is applicable for the bachelor programme

Additional Information

Additional information on IE School of Architecture and Design can be found on its website