Virtual Global University
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The Virtual Global University (VGU) is a private organisation founded in 2001 by 17 professors from 14 universities across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. VGU courses are focussed on a synthesis of IT and management, or 'Business Informatics' (BI) - i.e. the effective use of IT to develop business solutions for global challenges. Certificate and master's courses may be taken either full time or part time, either as pure distance-learning programmes or in blended mode (master's courses lead to the International Master of Business Informatics, or MBI).
All courses that they teach are based on Web modes and electronic interaction. Exercises are given in most courses and provided for download. The students can solve an exercise and submit the solution electronically. There are several kinds of media that they use to share the information with the students:
The Virtual Global University web site is at http://www.vg-u.org/
More information is available in the wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_university#History_of_Virtual_Universities