The IEB is a University Center for Higher Studies attached to the Complutense University of Madrid and the Rey Juan Carlos University.
Founded in 1989 , and sponsored by the Madrid Stock Exchange , it was the first study center in Spain dedicated exclusively to training in Finance, with a Master in Stock Market and Financial Markets, unique at that time.
Since then, more than 100,000 students and professionals have taken part in one of IEB’s educational programs.
In 1994 , IEB was a pioneer in offering a Double Degree , with Law students from the Complutense University of Madrid who studied the Master in Stock Exchange at the IEB.
In 2003 , the IEB began its international journey , with the alliance with the London School of Economics , a world reference institution with 20 Nobel Prize winners and students from 5 continents. International development has not stopped since then.
Since the end of the 1990s , IEB’s educational offer has been significantly expanded, with the creation of the In Company training area , for Spanish and international corporate clients of global scope.
Since its inception, the IEB has devoted considerable resources to research, with several Observatories . Among the numerous IEB research publications, AESTIMATIO, The IEB International Journal of Finance, stands out, with the participation of 2 Nobel Prize winners.
The presence of IEB in the main sectoral forums is clear: in 2008 the IEB joined 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 in the US; two years later it became part of the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), the leading association of Business Schools in Europe; and finally, since 2012, he has been a member of the Spanish Association of Business Schools and Management.
Today, the IEB offers nearly 100 educational programs , which include solid academic training in Bachelor’s and Master ‘s degrees , from MBAs to the most specialized in various financial and legal areas, an extensive catalog of Executive Education courses and an important Summer School.