Dubai, April 12, 2017
MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has announced that students enrolling for any of its academic programmes during the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition [GETEX] 2017 will be offered one-of-its-kind, one-month paid internship in Dubai.
The paid internship program by MODUL is in commitment to the university’s mission to reinforce value-added, 360-degree tailored quality education. The internship will not only enhance students’ employability, but also offer valuable operational insights at Dubai’s leading institutions. The paid internship program has been designed for aspiring students in MODUL University Dubai’s Foundation, Undergraduate and Masters’ programmes, to help them supplement academic courses with diverse professional experiences.
MODUL University Dubai, in which Dubai Investments owns 90% stake, is set for the second year of its academic programmes in September. Over 140 students from 40-plus nationalities are currently pursuing various courses at the university – the only institution of its kind specialized in tourism and hospitality sector.
Talking about the offer, Prof. Dr. Joerg Finsinger, Academic President of MODUL University Dubai, said: “MODUL University Dubai aims to offer its students practical experiences, and encourage them to learn beyond the classroom and to take advantage of opportunities to use cutting-edge practices. The one-of-its-kind paid internship is a unique step by MODUL University Dubai to give students unrivaled insights and perspectives about Dubai-based companies.”
MODUL University Dubai is also showcasing a wide array of newly-launched academic programmes including its unique M.Sc. Program in Sustainable Development, Management and Policy and numerous study grants at GETEX 2017 (Stand C-200), which continues till April 15 at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Nearly 130 universities from across the globe are participating in the exhibition, and 35,000-plus students are expected to visit the show scouting for education and training options.
MODUL University Dubai, which operates a state-of-the-art campus at ONE JLT, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programmes across several faculties including Business Administration, International Management, Entrepreneurship and Governance as well as Tourism and Hospitality. Furthermore, the university has launched its world-renowned vocational training program, the International Course in Hospitality Management offering students leading insights in best-practices across the hospitality value chain.
About MODUL University Dubai
Established in Vienna in 1908, the MODUL brand has over 100 years of legacy in hospitality and tourism education. The Dubai branch marks the opening of the first ever Austrian University in the region. A subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, the MODUL University Dubai offers a number of academic and professional programs with business, tourism and hospitality education at the heart of its offering.
About Dubai Investments PJSC:
Dubai Investments PJSC is a leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market with over 19,800 shareholders and a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion. Incorporated in 1995, the company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across three core sectors – real estate, manufacturing & industrial and financial investments across the UAE and the Middle East.
Since inception, Dubai Investments has challenged the norms and introduced cutting-edge technologies, pioneering business models, unique investment strategies and innovative concepts across its diversified portfolio spanning different sectors and markets across the globe. Dubai Investments currently has over 40 subsidiaries & joint ventures under its portfolio, across a wide array of industries and continues to seek new investment opportunities in new sectors, locally and internationally, as part of its strategic expansion plans.
© Press Release 2017