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University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (UPLGC)

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Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (UPLGC)
C/Juan de Quesada, nº 30
35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The mission of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is that of a public institution committed to the quality and efficiency of the service it provides to society, continuous improvement, sustainable development and the contribution of value in a global context where it wants be a reference in the context in which it develops its activities. It aims at training competent people with values of the XXI century (effort, entrepreneurs, long-term vision ...), generating, applying and disseminating knowledge and skills to the different groups that are part of it and the society in general, collaborating in the economic progress and the social well-being of the Canary Islands.

  • Transform the UPLGC in an autonomous university in its line of thought, innovative academia, research, innovation and transference, management and impact activities, which build and irradiate values in the region.
  • Promote culture, the preservation of environment and a sustainable development as well as the solidarity between people and the cooperation, especially with Africa and Latin America.
  • Contribute to the social challenges and boost the international relations as a way of generation value.
  • Be an academic and research reference thanks to its integral academic education, its impact in research and knowledge transfer and its position against the problems that affect a world increasingly globalised.
  • Contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of the Canary Islands.
  • Bet for the innovation in academia and long-life learning
  • Defence of equity and equal opportunities, respect for ideas in freedom, intercultural coexistence and social justice.
  • Promotion of solidarity and cooperation among peoples, with special attention to development, the defence of social values and active presence in social, cultural, etc.