The VIU is one of the leading online universities in the Spanish-speaking world, recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports. Its system of Internal Quality Assurance is established according to the principles set out in the AUDIT Program of the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation (ANECA), which are aligned with the criteria and guidelines of the European Higher Education Area.
The university sector is facing one of the most exciting challenges in its history, since the creation of the University of Bologna almost a thousand years ago. University institutions can not ignore the paradigm shift that the Internet has brought about in education systems.
Fascinated by the number of possibilities offered, in the VIU we think that we are facing a unique opportunity, closely related to one of the basic features of any university, its universal nature.
Never before has it been so simple to spread and share knowledge or contrast scientific advances. The tools for online communication proliferate and, suddenly, the classroom becomes an open but personal space and the campus is a virtual meeting place for students from different countries and cultures who share the universal language of technology. of the comunication.
In the VIU we are obsessed with exploring the new territories that digital development opens up for us. Never before has a university been so social. Where geographical distance, professional or economic needs coerce a student's university concern, the Internet has opened a door to quality learning.
How to miss this opportunity! If the role of the university is fundamental to guarantee freer and more developed societies, the VIU is committed to develop its role becoming an international reference in the Spanish-speaking world. How? From what we have called the 7 pillars VIU: ...
These features have already made the International University of Valencia a leading institution in pedagogical innovation despite its youth, with the ability to think and act creatively but share with the more classical institutions respect for higher education and university character more traditional.
In this sense, the VIU offers a catalog of university degrees and master's degrees framed in seven areas of knowledge: Education, Science and Technology, Health Sciences, Business, Art and Humanities, Legal and Communication where traditional degrees coexist with the most innovative education , configured to offer our students multiple opportunities to improve their skills and technological skills and increase their employability.
Almost 7,000 students from 58 different nationalities opt for our exclusive digital methodology, a training concept designed to adapt quickly to changes in the labor market, optimize student resources and generate synergies with our network of collaborators at a business and social level. .
The cloister is the fundamental axis to design our university experience. It is a team, made up of active professionals and renowned academics, committed to our methodology and fully aware of the need to help students to value their time and resources.
Welcome to the VIU, a university today essential for tomorrow.
We prepare today's students for the world of tomorrow
We are a young university that shares respect for higher education with the most classical universities. A community of experts today, students and teachers, who feel that the current educational system needs to evolve.
The curriculum, the spaces, the tools, the roles and the infrastructures offer an opportunity for the value and creativity to design the new university experience.
Our teaching offer consists of degrees, master's degrees and master's degrees that we expand each year with the aim of always offering students a complete and updated training based on the training needs of the market.
The International University of Valencia belongs to Grupo Planeta, the first Spanish publishing and communication group of family capital. He leads a wide range in the service of culture, training, information and audiovisual entertainment.
Since the founding of Editorial Planeta in Barcelona, in 1949, the Group combines a solid business tradition with a great capacity for innovation and a clearly multinational vocation. The Planet Group extends its international vocation from a strong rooting in Europe and Latin America. The presence in more than 25 Spanish, Portuguese and French speaking countries projects it towards a cultural universe shared by nearly 800 million people worldwide.
Specifically, its training division, Planeta Formación and Universities, offers a wide range of specialized training ranging from university and postgraduate studies to professional training. The training offer is very oriented to the demands of the labor market and has a flexible methodology supported by new technologies.
The VIU was created in 2008 by the Generalitat Valenciana as a private non-profit entity, giving the first official degrees for the first time in the 2010-2011 academic year. During this first course the enrollment amounted to 1,018 students. In 2013, Grupo Planeta took over its management by acquiring 70% of it with the aim of strengthening the international expansion capacity and completing the Group's commitment to university training. The International University of Valencia has grown in formative offer and has reinforced its international development. Today VIU has more than 7,000 students from 58 countries, mainly in Spain and Latin America. The University is today one of the universities of international reference in Spanish speaking that teach the degrees through online teaching methodology . The 56 programs offered cover, at the moment, seven areas of knowledge (Health Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Legal, Business, Education and Communication) that are constantly evolving to adapt to the needs of students and the market labor. This flexibility and ability to adapt is recognized today as an example of enhancing the synergies between universities, companies and public institutions in favor of social progress.
MISSION, VISION AND VALUES
We are an open and inclusive community, with a strategic vision of university education and a philosophy based on training our students in the face of digital challenges and future work needs.
Our mission is to design a new university experience: an expansive quality chain, from the inside out, VIU -
In the VIU we work with the educational quality from the core: teachers, methodology and formats, until we reach the students who will be the agents of change, capable of improving current and future needs, expanding knowledge from Valencia to the world.
Our vision is to be perceived as a quality university at an international level. We focus on growing in quality, in reaching a significant position as an option for national and international students.
Our values are:
- COMMITMENT. The design of internal guarantee systems is key to offer our students security
- RIGOR. We self-evaluate internally so that our educational project is always at the best level.
- CREATIVITY. Questioning our project and always looking to the future is the best way to grow, to contribute new ideas and be guarantors of innovation.
- AGILITY. We adapt to changes quickly. Our students need quick answers to their training needs.
- COLLABORATION. We believe that the associative and business fabric must work in parallel with the University. Our students are the ones who will tackle the challenges of the labor market.
Our quality is not in the what but in the how. In the optimization of resources and the effectiveness of their use. We are a university that wants to grow, in students, in teachers, in infrastructure, in markets. But with quality. Always.
Our innovation is in ideas. In optimizing to provide a greater benefit. As a young university, we encourage creativity and motivate the discussion so that the learning model becomes more meaningful. VIU is not a university where you only learn a profession, your students learn to think outside the traditional framework.
Today, international is everything. We are all. Cultural and geographical barriers are blurred. It is in this context, in which VIU projects its own and contemporary vision of 'international university', beyond an idiomatic sense. A concept that focuses on an open, collaborative and global community.
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