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 multi-disciplinary 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.
Furthermore, the UPLGC coordinated a previous TEMPUS project in Tunisia, titled “Gestion et Administration des Service de Relations Internationales Universitaires – GASRIU”. Moreover, theULPGC is a partner in two other TEMPUS Projects: “Higher Education Network for Human Capital Assessment and Graduate Employability in Armenia”, HEN-GEAR; and “Towards the ModernisATion of Higher Education InstitutionS in Uzbekistan” – MATcHES.
Since 2012, the ULPGC is the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus action 2 Project: CANEM. In 2013, the ULPGC also began coordinating the Erasmus Mundus action 2 Projects: CANEM II as well as UNetBA 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 Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships UNICAH and Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity Building in Higher Education: ReVET, MIND and PONCHO.