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University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The ULPGC offers a wide range of degress in all the major fields of knowledge. ULPGC students receive support for on-site classes through the e-training platform and may also take specific harmonization courses for the most difficult subjects in the first year of the degree course. There are more than 1,500 lecturers at the ULPGC carrying out important research work under the auspices of the University’s 161 research groups, some of which are leaders in their field at an international level. There are also research centres and University Research Institutes. The ULPGC currently leads 286 research projects.

Master's Programmes



The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as such was created in the 1989-1990 academic year, as a result of a major movement in society in Gran Canaria, which culminated when the Canary Islands Parliament passed the University Reorganisation Law on April 26th, 1989.


  • Marine Biotechnology Centre
  • Biodiversity and Environmental Management Centre
  • Centre for Image Technology

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
801 -200
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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1144 -74
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Library services

The General Library and the central library services are located in the Central Building of the University Library on the Tafira campus. This building has a surface area of 6000 m² distributed over 6 floors, 4 of which are open to the public. The Central Building of the University Library currently also houses the resources of the libraries of Economic Sciences and Business Studies.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain


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