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 International University of Valencia (VIU) was created in 2008 by the Generalitat Valenciana as a private non-profit organization, 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 International University of Valencia (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.