About us

The ULPGC is a modern institution with a long academic track record, committed to quality, efficiency and modernity. It has 21 centres, 1 ascribed centre, 42 undergraduate degrees, 18 official postgraduate programs, 5 on-line qualifications, 45 ULPGC masters and university expert programs and 3 special training programs. Research activities reflect the multidisciplinary nature of our 36 Departments: 12 in engineering and architecture, 11 in science and health sciences, 6 in social and legal sciences and 7 in art and humanities. ULPGC research includes cutting-edge Project in such wide-ranging subjects as oceanography, marine science, aquaculture, computer robotics, nutrition, oncology, ITC, renewable energies, transport economy, business organization, town plan-ning, translation and the history of the Canary Islands, among others.

Since 2012, the ULPGC is the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus action 2 Project: CANEM (Central Asian Network for Economics and Management). In 2013, the ULPGC also began coordinating the Erasmus Mundus action 2 Projects: CANEM II as well as UNetBA (University Network for Business and Administration) Project.

Within the same year, the ULPGC became partner in the Erasmus Mundus action 2 Project: TIMUR; and IMPAKT in the following year.

In 2014, the ULPGC was awarded with the Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships MODCLIM Project – “Strategic Partnership for the Development of Training Workshops and Modeling Clinic for Industrial Mathematics”. In 2015 within the same call Erasmus+ KA2 ULPGC was awarded other three projects: ReVET, MIND and PONCHO with South-Asia, Central Asia and Latin America respectively and in the Erasmus + KA2 Strategic Partnerships UNICAH Project- “Strategic Partnernship for the Implementation of the University International Cooperation and Human Actions Network”.

The ULPGC will act as PONCHO coordinator. It will be in charge of all the administration and finance policies and reporting between partners and to the Executive Agency. Be responsible for planning, deploying the workplan, coordination of working packages, purchases and mobilities and dissemination activities.