Bachelor in Politics, Law and Economics (PLE) Shape the future of societies and organizations
The Bachelor in Politics, Law and Economics
Is for individuals who are...
analytical problem solvers and critical thinkers interested in taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding global contexts.
a global perspective and an in-depth understanding of complex economic and political systems to develop solutions for organizations.
- a global policy-maker
- a macroeconomics consultant
- a global financial consultant
- a leader of an NGO
- an expert in governmental and social development
- a financial journalist
The Bachelor in Politics, Law and Economics is an applied and multidisciplinary degree for those wanting to learn about the system dynamics underpinning how the world works. By integrating knowledge and hands-on practice in politics, law and economics, students develop a deep understanding of the dynamics that rule the relations between these three fields, empowering them to become agents of change and have a meaningful impact in a globalized world. Conceived from a joint effort of the IE Law School, IE Business School and IE School of IE School of Global and Public Affairs, this innovative degree prepares a new generation of analytical and strategic professionals who will shape the future of governments, societies and organizations globally.
Bachelor in Politics, Law and Economics students will spend the first two years of their degree in Segovia, and the final two years in Madrid.
Language Proficiency Track
Success in global business depends on our ability to communicate. With this in mind, our programs seek to immerse students in the real-world conditions of the international business markets. This bachelor's degree is taught entirely in English in order to prepare students for future careers in top organizations. For students looking to improve their English skills, we offer a special Language Proficiency Track (LPT) in year one to help students progressively adapt to studying in English.
A SURE PATH TO SUCCESS
Why study the Bachelor in Politics, Law and Economics at IE University?
IE KNOWS POLITICS, LAW AND ECONOMICS
This program is backed by IE Law School, IE Business School and the IE School of Global and Public Affairs. Using their expertise in law, economics and politics respectively, these three prestigious schools come together to create a dynamic, multidisciplinary program.
IE Law School, IE Business School and IE School of Global and Public Affairs are all recognize by prestigious international institutions including the European Commission, AACSB Law Schools Global League and APSIA.
DISCOVER A GLOBAL OUTLOOK
With a solid foundation in the fundamentals of law, politics and economics, you will develop a unique, holistic perspective to understand complex global dynamics.
PURSUE CAREERS IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS
Professional opportunities are increasingly linked to a more complex and globalized world. Our students develop a critical thinking skills, helping them drive change in the public or private sector.
OBTAIN A FULLY ACCREDITED DEGREE
The Bachelor in Politics, Law and Economics is fully compliant with the Bologna Process and is accredited by the Spanish Government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
EXPERIENCE PRACTICAL LEARNING
We connect theory with practice through diverse methods like case studies, advanced seminars, IE Labs, and real-life projects. These provide students with hands-on experience that simulates real-life challenges to foster their professional development in international settings. Through our practical learning approach you will truly learn how to combine your knowledge in politics, law and economics to solve global challenges.
BE BACKED BY EXPERIENCE AND PRESTIGE
This degree has been conceived by bringing together the expertise of IE Law School, IE Business School and IE School of Global and Public Affairs. Each of these Schools is recognized worldwide for academic and teaching excellence. The combination of the expertise provided by the three schools represents a unique multidisciplinary approach to studying politics, law and economics.
HAVE AN IMPACT AT A GLOBAL SCALE
You will receive the necessary training to deeply understand the relations between diverse disciplines that outline the development of social and government systems. Having a multidisciplinary training in these fields will help you build a versatile profile capable of adapting to the complex globalized workplace of today and having a deep impact in development and social change.
ACHIEVE A TRUE INTEGRATION OF POLITICS, LAW AND ECONOMICS
Learn how politics, law and economics combined can shape governments, societies and organizations. Approach the study of these three diverse but converging fields by truly understanding the relations between each other and the dynamics of their integration in global contexts.
A WORLD-RENOWNED PROGRAM
The Bachelor of Laws, Politics and Economics is inspired by PPE (philosophy, politics and economics) studies. This field of study dates back to the 1920s, where it was first offered at the University of Oxford as a modern take on classical studies. This holistic, multidisciplinary program was hugely successful, and the world’s best universities quickly followed suit. Today, these degrees are offered at top institutions like IE University, where the young leaders of tomorrow are learning how to impact the future growth of societies and organizations on a global scale.
WHY POLITICS, LAW AND ECONOMICS?
Our world is shaped a countless number of factors that require us to consider issues from different perspectives. Individuals who are able to understand the political, legal and economic elements of this new international landscape are in demand. The objective of the Bachelor in Politics, Law and Economics at IE University is to train a new generation of globally minded professionals, able to confront contemporary issues with a multidisciplinary skillset.
Politics impacts virtually every aspect of public and private life. From social structures to economic performance, political institutions have real transformative power. Regardless of where your career path takes you, knowledge of political processes will allow you to expertly navigate an array of challenges. At IE University, you will learn how to analyze current events, evaluate policies and anticipate potential outcomes of policy making decisions.
Law provides structure to human society. At the same time, the study of law raises important questions of fairness and justice, challenging us to constantly examine the state of the world around us. Bachelor of PLE students will explore these questions, while learning how to construct strong arguments, enhance their critical thinking skills and embrace abstract thought.
Economics studies resource allocation, as well as production and distribution of goods and services. This social science allows us to develop an analytical framework through which to dissect individual, organizational and governmental decision making. As a student of economics, you will examine how policy impacts our world and explore how to design more effective economic models.
ABOUT IE LAW SCHOOL
IE Law School is a vibrant community of professors, professionals and students from all over the world, united by the conviction that law offers a privileged starting point to understand our complex world. Over the past 40 years, IE Law School has established itself as a national and international reference point in training globally minded law professionals. The combination of faculty excellence, unique programs based on the case method and active research centers allow us to train lawyers who shine in our globalized and ever-changing world.
According to the Financial Times annual rankings, IE Law School's LL.M. programs are among the best legal training in the world. Additionally, our School is recognized by the four main accrediting agencies and associations in the legal and business training world.
IE Business School is widely regarded as one of Europe's leading business schools, with top international rankings in the Financial Times, The Economist, Wall Street Journal and América Economía. These publications recognize IE Business School as a leader in academic areas like entrepreneurship and learning technologies.LEARN MORE
The IE School of Global and Public Affairs is dedicated to training students to become well-rounded professionals, capable of understanding complex global issues. Our programs take a multidisciplinary approach to professional education, ensuring all theory has a root in real, practical global issues.LEARN MORE
THE DUAL DEGREES OF IE UNIVERSITY
Develop a multidisciplinary profile and specialize in two distinct, yet connected fields, by combining another bachelor’s degree with your studies in politics, law and economics.
Analyze and understand societies and organizations