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Thursday, March 09, 2023 at 06:30 p.m.

The URJC is the first in the ICEX scholarships

The URJC is the first in the ICEX scholarships The URJC is the first in the ICEX scholarships

The Rey Juan Carlos University is the university with the most applications accepted for scholarships from the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX).

Raul Garcia Hemonnet

In the 2022 edition, the ICEX received a total of 952 applications. Of the 288 students admitted to the 'MBA in International Management', 33 are students or graduates of the URJC.

The ICEX Business Internationalization Scholarships for graduates and final year students, convened annually, with the purpose of training young professionals specialized in business internationalization. The program, with a duration of three years, includes: theoretical training in its first year through the official title MBA in International Management, taught by the ICEX-CECO School and the UIMP; and practical training in their second and third years. This phase is carried out firstly in the Economic and Commercial Offices of the Spanish Embassies abroad, and later, in more than 400 companies, as well as in various international organizations.

The profiles provided by the URJC are very varied, from all kinds of degrees, "the program has been around for a long time and we have been collaborating with them for a long time," says Mari Paz Matesanz, director of the External Practices Unit.

The feedback from the participants is “very positive”, says Matesanz. The ICEX program is a program that favors internationalization, "they tell us that our students usually get very good results," she adds.

At the moment, the ICEX has open applications to participate in the 48th edition of its internationalization scholarship program, whoever wishes can register until March 30 at this link.

Mari Paz Matesanz encourages final year students and graduates of the URJC to participate in the ICEX scholarships, “It is a very interesting program due to the projection of professional development. It is out of the ordinary practices both in duration and in terms of remuneration and gives a very important international experience. It meets all the requirements to be very attractive.”

An opportunity to give an international boost that can launch the professional career of the student body.