The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
, also known as the ULPGC
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) is a Spanish
university located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
, the capital city of Gran Canaria
island. It consists of five campuses: four in Gran Canaria (Tafira, Obelisco, San Cristóbal and Montaña Cardones) and one in the island of Lanzarote
, with Tafira being the largest. The University was created in 1989 after many years of petitions from the people of Gran Canaria. The university was incorporated through the University Reorganization Act of 1989. ULPGC was created as the aggregation of the teaching centers of former "Universidad Politécnica de Canarias", focused on engineering (industrial, civil, electronics and computer), and the centers from neighboring Universidad de La Laguna that were located in Las Palmas province.
The university offers 55 grade titles, 19 Master, and 41 Ph.D. programs to over 24,000 students.
The fields offered are heavily focused towards technical and engineering studies (Civil Engineering, Architecture, Software Engineering) but also include health-related grades (Medicine, Nursery or Veterinary medicine) and Humanities (History, Law, Social Sciences). ULPGC was one of the first universities in Spain to offer a specific title in "Sea Sciences".
The university has a Moodle-based virtual campus giving service to all traditional classroom-based teaching and... Read More