The IE Brown Executive MBA is a highly demanding program and candidates are therefore subject to a rigorous selection process.

The main objective of the admissions process is to select students with the greatest potential. We seek candidates who are dynamic, motivated, creative, and who not only present an excellent academic and professional background, but also offer the kind of interpersonal skills that will permit them to obtain maximum benefit from the program.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Department at (+34) 915 689 610 or

Successful Candidates Will be Able to Demonstrate:

  • Professional achievements
  • Leadership potential
  • Academic excellence
We employ a rolling admissions process and as such there is no deadline for applications for a particular intake. However, given the limited number of places on the program, we recommend that you embark on the process many months, before you intend to start.

Basic Admissions Criteria

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent. This requirement may be waived in exceptional cases.
  • 10 years work experience and a minimum of 3 years professional experience in a management position.

University Diploma

Those students in possession of an official university diploma, or with an equivalent official diploma that allows access to post-graduate studies in the country of your university studies, will be awarded an Official University Master in Business Administration from IE University.

More information about University Diploma

Ethics Code

IE Brown Executive MBA students follow IE Business School’s strict code of ethical conduct. All IE Brown EMBA students are expected to read, understand and accept this policy before enrolling to the program. Please consult our Code of Ethics here.

Ethics Code