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University of Las Palmas

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, also known as the ULPGC (in Spanish 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 six campuses: four in Gran Canaria (Tafira, Obelisco, San Cristóbal and Montaña Cardones), one on the island of Fuerteventura and one in the island of Lanzarote, with Tafira being the largest and most important.

The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 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). University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria was one of the first universities in Spain to offer a specific title in "Sea Sciences". The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has a Moodle-based virtual campus giving service to all traditional classroom-based teaching and specially to 5 fully on-line grade titles and 4 post-graduate programs.


Master's degree
Art & Design
Arts Management Length Location
Master's Degree in Artistic Management, Architectural Heritage, Museums and Art Market 1 year Gran Canaria
Master's Degree in Accounting, Audit and Business Taxation 1 year Gran Canaria
Master's Degree in Business and Human Resources Management 1 year Gran Canaria
Master's Degree in Marketing and International Commerce 1 year Gran Canaria
Computer Science & IT
Master's Degree in Intelligent Systems and Numerical Applications in Engineering 1 year Gran Canaria
Information Technology
Master's Degree in ICT Solutions for Well-being and Environment 1 year Gran Canaria
Health & Well-Being
Food Safety & Quality
Master's Degree in Animal Health and Food Safety 1 year Gran Canaria
Humanities & Culture
Political Science
Master's Degree in Hispanic-African Relations 1 year Online / distance program
Master's Degree in Spanish Culture: Professional and Business Development. 1 year Gran Canaria
Translation & Interpretation
Masters degree in Professional Translation and Intercultural Mediation 1 year Gran Canaria
Environmental Law
Master's Degree in Bioethics and Biolaw 1 year Online / distance program
Media & Communications
Master's Degree in Audiovisual and Literary Culture 1 year Gran Canaria
Marine Science
Master's Degree in Oceanography 1 year Gran Canaria
Tourism & Hospitality
Master's Degree in Economy of Tourism, Transportation and Environment 1 year Gran Canaria

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Spain has been ranked the #6 study abroad country in Europe (and #9 in the world) for 2020! With universities founded as far back as 1218, Spain offers you a wide variety of study opportunities to choose from. Your next big adventure could be waiting for you in Spain, so why not take the plunge?


The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria offer housing. Housing is currently managed by the University Accommodation Service (SAU). There are two residence halls, a complex of apartments and four bungalows, three of these are located in the Campus Tafira and another in the city of Las Palmas Gran Canaria, in the service of the entire university community. In the two houses and apartments there are rooms for accommodating people with disabilities. For more information, contact the Servicio de Alojamiento Universitario (SAU) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.


University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Juan de Quesada, 30
35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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