Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ULPGC, is an institution committed to quality, efficiency and modernity. It has more than 20 centers, 42 bachelor’s degrees, 18 postgraduate official programs; 5 online qualifications and 45 ULPGC professors and programs of university experts and three special training programs. Research activities reflect the multidisciplinary nature of our 36 departments: 12 engineering and architecture plans, 11 science and health science plans, 6 social and legal science plans, and 7 art and humanities plans. ULPGC research include cutting-edge projects on topics as diverse as oceanography, ocean sciences, aquaculture, computer robotics, nutrition, oncology, CCI, renewable energies, transport economy, business organization, urban planning and translation, among others.
ULPGC also holds an UNESCO lecture on planning and local development of the health system.
Besides the ULPGC is involved in several TEMPUS projects; since 2012, ULPGC is the coordinator of Erasmus Mundus Action 2: CANEM. In 2013, ULPGC also started coordinating Erasmus Mundus Action 2: CANEM II and the UNetBA project. In the same year, ULPGC became a partner of Erasmus Mundus Action 2: TIMUR and IMPAKT projects in the following year. In 2014, ULPGC was awarded the MODCLIM Project of Erasmus + KA2 Strategic Partnership
“Strategic Association for the Development of Training Workshops and Modeling Clinic for Industrial Mathematics”. In 2015, in the same call of the Erasmus + KA2 Strategic Partnerships, ULPG was awarded the UNICAH project. In the same year, as part of the High Education Training Erasmus + KA2 call, the institution was awarded three additional projects: ReVET, MIND and PONCHO for South Asia, Central Asia and Latin America respectively. In 2016, ULPGC was awarded the INSTART project for the Magreb region.
Additionally, since 2012, ULPGC has managed the project fund of FEDER and Spanish Cooperation in the health domain for Senegal, Cape Verde and Mozambique.