The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC)is a Spanish university situated in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on the Canary Island, GranCanaria. ULPGC is a fairly new university with it only being built in 1989. Thecreation of the school was partly based on the large number of petitions thepeople of Gran Canaria had organized for many years in pursuit of a university;it was incorporated as a public, Spanish university in the UniversityReorganization Act of 1989.
The university is actually comprised of fiveseparate campuses. Four are located in Gran Canaria – Tafira, Obelisco, SanCristóbal & Montaña Cardones; the other is on another island, Lanzarote.Tafira is the largest and most important of the five campuses.
It is the "CursosHispanicos" from the University of Gran Canaria that offers various SpanishLanguage courses throughout the year. It is a young University but has beentraining foreign students in Spanish for several years now.
Whilestudying Spanish at this University, you can at the same time enjoy the widerange of activities Las Palmas offers (sports like windsurfing,surfing, scuba diving, paddle, tennis, golf, etc., culture, gastronomy,beaches...).
The coursesare all offered in small groups, divided according the levels. Students cansign up for courses from two weeks to one year, depending on the type ofcourse. Each course is divided into two weeks’ modules, so students can easilycombine different courses.