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Universidad Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Universidad Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) is a Spanish public university based in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the capital city of Gran Canaria island. It was created in 1989, after many years of petitions from the people of Gran Canaria, and now counts more than 20.000 students. The university conducts research in several fields, especially in electronics and computer sciences, biomedicine and marine sciences. Since its foundation, research groups at ULPGC have been awarded approximately 2.000 research grants, competitive funding from Spanish government and from international sources, mainly EU Science programs, a living testament to its academic achievement. As a result, the university has produced more than 3.000 articles in peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed journals, as well as a good number of books and magazine articles.


  • Spain


  • Fuerteventura ,
  • Lanzarote ,
  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ,

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Acceptance rate


Fall semester application deadline

June 30

Spring semester application deadline

December 31

Semester fees (30 ECTS)

From €2100/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [Spanish]Anatomy & Physiology [Spanish]Architecture [Spanish]Business & Management Studies [Spanish]Computer Science & Information Systems [Spanish]Earth & Marine Sciences [Spanish]Economics & Econometrics [Spanish]Education & Training [Spanish]Engineering Chemical [Spanish]Engineering CiviI & Structural [Spanish]Engineering Electrical & Electronic [Spanish]Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing [Spanish]Engineering Mineral & Mining [Spanish]Geography [Spanish]History [Spanish]Hospitality & Leisure Management [Spanish]Law [Spanish]Medicine [Spanish]Modern Languages [Spanish]Nursing [Spanish]Social Policy & Administration [Spanish]Sports-related Subjects [Spanish]Veterinary Science [Spanish]

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