Ignacio de la Torre, Academic Director of the Masters in Finance, visited Saudi Arabia in February 2012 at the invitation of Board of Saudi Spanish Centre of Islamic Economics and Finance in Jeddah. During the trip, he stayed at the Al Yamamah University. Ignacio also spent a few days in Ryadh visiting some of the most important Saudi Arabian financial institutions, with the aim of establishing strategic relationships in order to boost the placement of students in this strategic region.