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Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Country: Spain

City: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

WWW: www.ulpgc.es

Type of school: Public Universities

 

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The ULPGC is located on the island of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). It was set up in May 1989 by the University Reorganization Law passed by the Canary Islands’ Parliament, which united the Canary Islands Polytechnic University (initially, in 1979, the Polytechnic University of Las Palmas), and other university centres on Gran Canaria, some of which dated back to the 19th century. It is, therefore, an institution that brings together a modern approach and many decades of experience.

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.
 
The ULPGC offers the university community a wide range of cultural and sports activities to complement academic learning, promoting values such as solidarity, social justice, gender equality, and respect for diversity and the environment among members of the community.
 
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.
 
The ULPGC offers the university community a wide range of cultural and sports activities to complement academic learning, promoting values such as solidarity, social justice, gender equality, and respect for diversity and the environment among members of the community.

 

Degrees (Adapted To Ehea)

The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is fully adapted to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). This represents a change in methodology and contents, in line with social needs, in order to respond to the training needs required by the labour market.

The ULPGC offers the following degrees:

  • Degree in Architecture
  • Degree in Civil Engineering 
  • Degree in Industrial Design Engineering and Product Design 
  • Degree in Industrial Organization
  • Degree in Geomatic Engineering and Topography 
  • Degree in Industrial Chemical Engineering 
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering 
  • Degree in Industrial Electronic Engineering and Automation
  • Degree in Naval Engineering 
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering 
  • Degree in Telecommunication Technology Engineering 
  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences
  • Degree in Marine Science 
  • Degree in Computer Engineering
  • Degree in Economics
  • Degree in Business Administration and Management 
  • Degree in Tourism
  • Degree in Law 
  • Degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resources
  • Degree in Social Work
  • Degree in Translation and Interpreting (English-French)
  • Degree in Translation and Interpreting (English- German)
  • Degree in Spanish Languages and Hispanic Literature 
  • Degree in Modern Languages
  • Degree in Geography and Land Use 
  • Degree in History
  • Degree in Infant Education 
  • Degree in Primary Education 
  • Degree in Social Education      
  • Degree in Medicine  
  • Degree in Nursing 
  • Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Degree in Veterinary Science 

 

  • Joint degree in Translation and Interpreting (English-French and English- German) 
  • Joint degree in Business Administration and Management and Law 
  • Joint degree in Computer Engineering and Business Administration and Management 


The following degrees are available in e-learning mode:

  • Degree in Primary Education 
  • Degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resources 
  • Degree in Safety and Risk Control 
  • Degree in Social Work 
  • Degree in Tourism

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The ULPGC offers the university community a wide range of cultural and sports activities to complement academic learning, that promotes values of solidarity, social justices, gender equality and respect for biodiversity and the environment. To this end, the ULPGC has Cultural Centres offering a varied programme of films, plays, jazz, humour, conferences, courses and working sessions. Students may attend many of these activities for free. They can also participate in voluntary work with NGOs or environmental groups on the University Campus. 
 
The ULPGC also has exhibition halls where contemporary artists display their work, and an auditorium (known as the Paraninfo), which hosts university shows or other events organised in conjunction with other institutions. 
 
The ULPGC also has a Sports Service that offers the university community various open-air and indoor installations. Sports available include the following: handball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, indoor football, athletics, rugby, football, squash, weight-lifting, wrestling, sports gymnastics, aerobics, and others. There is also a programme of nature activities, such as rambling, orienteering, canoeing, multi-adventure, mountain-bike, diving, parachuting, hang-gliding, bungey-jumping, etc.
 
The ULPGC’s language centre is a young, dynamic centre that has been teaching Spanish to foreign students for more than 10 years, with a full programme that runs throughout the year.
Students are given personalised attention in small groups of 4-14 people whose level of Spanish is similar. The methodology used is communicative, practical and dynamic, and is divided into two-week long modules that may be extended. Students may take several courses consecutively until they attain the necessary level to obtain the corresponding certificate and move up to a higher level.
  • Grammar courses and communicative practices
  • Summer course for professionals
  • Specific skills workshops
  • Summer courses
  • Preparation for the Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE, in Spanish)
  • Specific courses for groups
  • Individual courses (Pile)
  • Spanish courses throughout the year for foreign and Erasmus students
  • Language and culture courses for Gran Canaria residents

 

Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE)

The ULPGC has been recognised by the Cervantes Institute, on behalf of the Spanish Ministry for Education, Culture and Sport, as an official examining centre for DELE, Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language. DELE can be taken at different levels, in accordance with the guidelines of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference. DELE qualifications have been adopted by educational authorities and formal education centres in many countries to complement their own assessment programmes. They are ideal for facilitating promotion at work and access to education both in Spain and in other countries where the exams are held.

Exams are held on pre-established dates, twice a year, in May and November. The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria belongs to the network of centres recognise by the Cervantes Institute as DELE examining centres.
Contact us
 
Tel.: +34 928 457443 
 
 
POSTAL ADDRESS
La Casita del Estudiante 
Sede Institucional 
c/ Juan de Quesada, 30 
35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 
Fax: +34 928 458949 

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ULPGC

Email: universidad@ulpgc.es

C/Juan de Quesada, nº 30 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - 35001 - Spain

Phone: (+34) 928 451 000/023

Fax: (+34) 928 451 022

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