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International Development

10 months
32000 EUR/full
32000 EUR/full
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Students of the International Development programme offered at IE University will receive world-class training that will enable them to promote sustainable social, economic and environmental prosperity around the world.


What you will learn

The International Development programme offered at IE University is an innovative programme that revolves around the 5 Ps of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: people, planet, peace, prosperity and partnership.

The following key topics give students the tools to understand the mechanics of international development in today’s world. Students will gain the analytical, critical thinking and management skills they need to propel their careers into the future and drive positive global change, through a combination of independent research projects and classwork.

The programme is structured around practical examples and case studies, with a unique week-long immersion experience at a UN operation, giving students the opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge they have acquired to real-world challenges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Rights and Social Inclusion
  • Political Economy of Climate Change
  • Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • Econometrics and Data Analytics
  • Strategic Planning and Risk Analysis
  • Probability and Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admissions




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university 
  • Official university transcripts (certified translation into English or Spanish)
  • 1 page CV/Resume
  • 1 essay
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • English language certificate – for non-Native English speakers: we accept the TOEFL (minimum score of 100), the IELTS (minimum score of 7), Duolingo English Test (minimum score 120) or a Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency level. A certificate is not required if you completed an undergraduate degree in English. The validity of all previously mentioned English language certificates for IE’s admissions process is two years, from the date you took the exam.
  • Photocopy of current passport
  • Passport size picture
  • Application fee: 150€ (fee is not refundable)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32000 EUR for the full programme during 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    32000 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32000 EUR for the full programme during 10 months.

Living costs for Madrid

745 - 1260 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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