Talent Programs

GAIA Program


The Gaia program is a joint initiative of the Fundación Universidad-Empresa and the University of Alcalá.

It combines company internships with a collaborative learning model aimed at the acquisition of professional skills. It is developed, therefore, in two aspects: an Internship Program in a company and an Academic Training Plan at University.

Key facts:
  • Financing: Program co-financed by the Fundación Universidad Empresa and the companies associated with the program. The cost for participating companies is € 8,808 (6 months) and € 13,899 (12 months) with a study grant of € 800 gross per month.

  • Social security contribution.

  • Duration: 6 or 12 months, full-time and with a holiday period (as determined by the company).

  • Training Plan: Master’s Degree in Decision Making and Innovation. 90 ECTS (54 ECTS in we-learning mode and 36 ECTS of internships).

  • Specialization Course: From the University of Alcalá.

  • Certification: from the participating company.

  • Rolling admissions: Throughout the year.

Academic training:

It consists of 7 monthly modules, 1elective module and a Final Project.

Possibility of creating personalized learning paths depending on the interests of the student, their training and the needs of the host company.

  • Internship tutor

  • Integration tutor

  • Academic tutor

  • Simulating tutor

  • Experts

  • Alumni Advisor

  • Analysis of real-time learning

  • Social communities based on followers

  • Artificial intelligence (assistant Gus)

  • Gameification


Online and English training with content focused on business practices.

  • Decision Making

  • Project Management

  • Strategy, Law and Ethics

  • Innovation and Change

  • Investment and Finances

  • Product Management and Productivity

  • Leading people and teams

  • Business writing / Effective Communication

Internships in companies:

6 or 12 months