IE is an international institution dedicated to educating business leaders through programs based on our core values of global focus, entrepreneurial spirit and a humanistic approach.
IE’s 500-strong, international faculty teaches a student body composed of more than 80 nationalities on our Undergraduate (IE University), Master, and Doctorate degrees, and Executive Education programs. IE’s alumni, now numbering over 37,000, hold management positions in some 100 countries worldwide.
IE’s champion applied research coupled with multidisciplinary, integrative education programs. Designed to address market demands, our innovative learning processes comprise a blend of online and onsite formats, making IE a pioneer in international education.
Islamic Economics Institute – King Abdulaziz University
Islamic Economics Institute (IEI) has 35 years of experience in the field of Islamic Economics. It was the first Islamic Economics Research Center established in the world in the year 1976. IEI has been actively involved in promoting Islamic economics through in-depth researches, conferences, seminars, dialogues, curricula development, joint projects, establishment of Islamic economics centers, setting up of chairs, and providing joint trainings. The activities of the IEI spread from Far-East to Europe. Many of the leading pioneers in the field of Islamic economics, finance, and banking have been involved with IEI in different capacities.
Islamic Economics Institute will soon launch its own diploma and post-graduate programs in Islamic economics, banking, and finance. IEI will also provide its own training programs.
Islamic Economics Institute, earlier called as Islamic Economics Research Center was founded by King Abdulaziz University (KAU), which is among the oldest and most robust universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and enjoys a distinguished place among higher educational institutions across Middle East. KAU has 25 faculties and 8 research centers expanding from humanities to sciences.
University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, a descendant of the Sorbonne and the Faculty of Law and Economics of Paris, is one of the largest universities in France today. It has a reach history of eight hundred years of excellence to build on, the over forty thousand students are enrolled in 14 teaching and research departments and 5 Institutes. Its commitment to innovation in the latest field led to the commencement of Chair for Ethics and Financial Norms.
It was cofounded in 2011, both Presidents of King Abdulaziz University and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, together with Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Al Anqari, Ministry of Higher Education, signed an agreement for the creation of a joint Chair dedicated to research about ethics and financial norms.
The goal was to create a world leader through the partners of Islamic Economics Institute, home to the Journal of King Abdulaziz University — Islamic Economics (referenced by EconLit, JEL and SCOPUS) and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne also has an expertise in financial regulation through its founding contributions to both the CNRS European Research Group in "Money-Banking-Finance", which features an "Islamic Finance" subgroup, and the "Financial Regulation" Excellence Lab.
Casa Árabe and its International Institute for Arab and Muslim World Studies
Casa Árabe and its International Institute of Arab and Muslim World Studies is a institutional consortium created on July 2006 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and the Spanish Agency for International Development, the autonomous communities of Madrid and Andalusia and the town councils of Madrid and Cordoba.
It is chaired by the Foreign Affairs and Cooperation minister, and the presidents of the Andalusia and Madrid regional Governments and the majors of Madrid and Cordoba are deputy presidents. Its High Board of Trustees is presided over by Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain.
The main goals of Casa Árabe, with headquarters in Madrid and Cordoba, are to strengthen bilateral and multilateral policies, to promote and accompany economic, cultural and educational relations, as well as supporting education and knowledge about the Arab and Muslim world. In sum, Casa Árabe wants to be an space for mutual knowledge and shared reflections: a meeting point.