GAIA Program is a postgraduate program for recent graduates that combines online learning and practices in large enterprises.
Our motivation is to enhance the employability and to train the professionals of the future.
GAIA Program is a program of the Fundación Universidad-Empresa
accredited by the Universidad de Alcalá.
The Master Degree
The Masters in Professional Development 4.0 is a unique degree from the University of Alcala. Enrollment is managed through the International Center for financial training.
Consists of 90 credits, from which 60 ECTC’s are academic credits and 30 are practicum credits.
The Master in Professional Development 4.0 consists of eight academic modules, an internship module and an e-Portfolio. The academic part of the Program is developed through the Gaia Platform, which incorporates gamification methodologies and social interaction, by trending topics and mentions.
All of this is performed in the English language and based an online cooperative platform, using iPads and other devices.
I want to be GAIA
Jobs of the future will be based on talent; because today’s companies do not just look for degrees they demand achievements, employees with know-‐how, innovation and creative.
Are you a recent graduate or are you almost finished with your undergraduate degree? Would you like to gain experience in a big company? Work in a field that you are prepared for? Work in Spain or abroad and thus improve your English?
With GAIA program you can participate in a postgraduate internship and, at the same time, be enrolled in a Masters in professional development.
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Benefits of GAIA program
PRACTICUM + MASTER
Master online that facilitates implementing the academic training received.
AN INNOVATIVE LEARNING
But rigorous learning program based on a 4.0 online community
(from 800 euro up)
PRACTICAL TRAINING 6 TO 12 MONTH
(90 ECTS credits)
COURSES IN ENGLISH
Facts and Figures
One of the keys of the GAIA program success is the support provided by its partnering companies and the talent and dedication of our students.
100% of the partner companies would recommend this program to other companies as a method of recruitment and selection of talent.
8 out of 10 collaborating companies have offered our students the opportunity to join their work teams once the program is completed.
Since it started in 2007 over 250 companies have participated in the GAIA Program and have welcomed more than 6.471 trainee students.
Evolution of number of students
Evolution of number of companies
Graduates of more than 80 different degrees, due to its experience in GAIA Program, have been incorporated to companies in sectors such as pharmaceutical, financial, TIC, energy and water, tourism, consulting and the food industries. 63 graduates participated in the first call, increasing to 1.213 graduates in 2016.
Students from over 40 nationalities are a part of the program, reflecting its multicultural diversity and the excellent learning experience that our students obtain during their training.
The program trajectory is driven by constant innovation. On 2015, It has evolved from a knowledge community 3.0 based on cooperative learning, and we learning to a new platform 4.0. Our methodology, XLearning, is based on an experiential learning where the students choose what they want to learn about.
96% of students who participated in the Gaia Program recommend it as a good opportunity to take the first steps into the job market.
7 out of 10 Gaia alumni are working, mostly employed by others, in middle management positions or as specialized professionals. Also, 3% of Gaia graduates have started their own businesses.
80% of our students consider the Gaia Program as a facilitator to join the job market.
The Master in Professional Development 4.0 is a degree from the University of Alcalá (Spain). Enrollment is managed through the Centro Internacional de Formación Financiera.
Draw in the most talented students and offer them
an English Masters by the University of Alcalá
FUE selects candidates
Ambitious and willing to learn.
Holding multidisciplinary degrees.
From any Spanish or international university.
Sufficiently fluent in English to complete the Masters program.
We prepare our students
To meet the skills demanded by market.
With training applied to their experience in a company.
In an online environment based in a cooperative esperience.
Using technology like an iPad.
The company chooses
Date of incorporation to the job (monthly).
Personalized selection process.
Duration (6 to 12 months) and a monthly stipend starting at 800 euros.
National or international destinations.
Guarantees due to FUE
FUE’s professionality and experience.
Guarantee and academic support tutorial follow up.
Fully supervised student tracking.
Processing fees covered by FUE (social security and other fees).