The International University of Valencia – VIU was established as a public body by the Generalitat Valenciana in 2008 and will teach the first official degrees for the first time in the 2010-2011 academic year. In 2013, Grupo Planeta took over the majority of the shareholders and integrated them into Planeta Formación y Universidades, one of the most important international networks of educational institutions in the world. Currently, VIU is one of the leading online universities in the Spanish-speaking world with more than 12,000 students of 72 different nationalities, mainly in Spain and Latin America. It has a unique and cutting edge online methodology with live video conferencing classes where you can ask and interact with the teacher and classmates to encourage discussion and sharing of knowledge and experiences and create a learning dynamic that is the best combines online advantages with the advantages of face-to-face teaching. These courses are recorded and can be viewed at any time in the virtual classroom. In addition, it offers personalized tutoring and study advice as well as constant technical support.
The range of courses consists of degrees, official master’s degrees and own master’s degrees, which are divided into seven areas of knowledge: health sciences, humanities, natural sciences and technology, law, economics, education and communication. This offer is expanded and revised every year with the aim of always providing students with a complete and updated education that corresponds to the real needs of the market.
This continuing education offer is carried out by a faculty with more than 900 specialist professors, most of whom are doctors and outstanding specialists in their respective fields. A factor that makes the VIU teaching programs an important tool for training and updating knowledge in a changing and demanding world like today.
The VIU works closely with national and international companies and promotes research synergies and cooperation agreements. The total number of internship and cooperation contracts currently amounts to 3305 and includes companies and organizations such as: Atresmedia, Asisa, CaixaBank, IBM, DELL, Sonda, Microsoft, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Hubspot, Grupo Planeta, aulaPlaneta, Seix Barral, Casa del Libro, Education 3.0, AEPAE, Red Cross, State Secretary for Security, General Secretariat of Prisons, Vocational College for Criminologists, Save the …