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Talent: a pocketful of diamonds

Written on June 25, 2015 by Roberto Arribas in Arts & Humanities, Exhibitions, General, Psychology

Psychology student Katharina Hamann’s end of course assignment explored IE University’s strategy for developing students’ skills and abilities


“There is something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.” The saying, attributed to US writer Elbert Hubbard, highlights the importance of discovering the gifts people possess and allowing them to develop to their full potential. Companies today are increasingly spending a lot of energy on developing strategies to stimulate talent. A sizeable “talent pool” in your organization is vital: it’s like having a pocketful of diamonds.

IE University is a talent mine. Our approach is not just to provide students with a good academic education, but also to expand their creative capacity, to arouse their intellectual curiosity, stimulate their emotional intelligence, and to empower them to function fully in a constantly changing environment. Our quest is for students to take advantage of their university years with us to develop their talent to the maximum and then join the labor market with a clear competitive advantage.

German student Katharina Hamann fits this profile perfectly: she speaks several languages, is constantly travelling, loves learning about new cultures and making friends with people from other countries, and above all, facing new challenges every day. Furthermore, she is an excellent student: her end of course assignment won her the maximum grade of 10, along with Honors, while her average grade throughout her Psychology course was 9.6.

Katharina Hamann’s research project was an analysis of talent management in organizations, and specifically the way that IE University creates the conditions that allows students to develop their skills and areas of specialization to the full. Read more…


Marco de Benito, a professor of Bachelor of Laws at IE University, published the article “Venezuela: adios al CIADI” in . Read More 

Marco de Benito, profesor de Derecho en IE University, acaba de publicar el artículo “Venezuela: adios al CIADI”  en Leer artículo


The Independent newspaper published an article headed “Students get a global outlook on universities”, with comments from Geoffroy Gérárd, associate director of communications (IE University). See more 

La sección de Educación del diario The Independent  publicó ayer el artículo “Students get a global outlook on universities”, que incluye declaraciones de Geoffroy Gérard (Associate Director of Communications). En él se hace referencia  al  modelo de enseñanza de IE University, la formación en inglés, la diversidad en el aula, la metodología y las diferencias este modelo con el de Reino Unido. Leer artículo


Report headed Las Urbes del mañana (The housing developments of tomorrow) based on the Considering Cities workshop organized by IE University School of Architecture and MIT. See more

Reportaje “las Urbes del mañana” elaborado a raíz de la conferencia “Considering Cities” organizada por la escuela de Arquitectura de IE University y el MIT. Leer artículo

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Pedro Letai, a professor of Bachelor of Laws at IE University, published the article “Megaupload. When hacking harms everybody” today in the legal section of the newspaper Expansión. Read more.

Pedro Letai publica un artículo sobre el caso Megaupload en Expansión 

Pedro Letai, profesor del grado en Derecho de IE University, publica hoy el artículo “Megaupload. Cuando la piratería nos duele a todos” en la sección jurídica del periódico Expansión. Leer artículo

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