Exchange students

Exchange students

Classes will start from September 12th 2022, for more information check the information below


Exchange students from partner universities have the possibility to carry out a study exchange period at the ULPGC, meanwhile bilateral agreements between both institutions is signed.

In order to welcome you to our Institution, we would like to inform you that a Welcome Ceremony will be held next Wednesday, 07th September 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Paraninfo of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (How to get there), and it will also be broadcasted in streaming.
Please be punctual


Welcoming ceremony for incoming students 7-9-22, From 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Hybrid event Paraninfo del Rectorado ULPGC and Youtube ULPGC

The Vice-rectorate for Internationalisation, Mobility and International Projection is holding a huge event to welcome all the incoming students of the ULPGC, from all its mobility programmes. The event will take place on Wednesday 7 September 2022, at 10.00 am, in the Paraninfo of the Rectorate of the ULPGC, Calle Juan de Quesada nº 30.

In the presence of the Rector of the ULPGC, Lluis Serra, the Vice-Minister of Economy and Internationalisation of the Canary Islands Government, Blas Acosta, and the Vice-Rector of Internationalisation, Jin Taira, all incoming students are invited to a welcome event about their activities at the ULPGC and to a welcome toast that will be served after the event.

During the event, incoming students will be informed of all general aspects of their enrolment and academic activity at the ULPGC. They will also be informed about the wide range of mobility, cooperation, internationalisation, languages, culture and sports activities offered by the ULPGC. Likewise, the European associations of the Canary Islands that collaborate with the University will inform them about the Buddy Program and the numerous welcome and coexistence activities that we have prepared for them for the whole month of September.

After the information Ceremony, a toast will be served to all incoming students, where they will have the first contact with their classmates and with those who will work to make their experience at the ULPGC unforgettable in both academic and personal life.

For those who cannot attend the event in person, it will be streamed on the youtube channel of the ULPGC, at the following link:

We are waiting for you!



Do you want a local student to help you during your stay?

With the aim of making your stay more pleasant, the student association AEGEE-Las Palmas along with the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria offers you the opportunity to participate in the Buddy Program ULPGC, a mentoring program designed to help incoming students at the beginning of their international mobility destination. In this way, a local student can help you to get to know the campus, to look for accommodation, to get to know the university services, to complete bank and administrative procedures and to carry out other necessary tasks to begin this new life stage.

If you want a buddy, you have until the 15th July to fill in this form

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AEGEE-LasPalmas will provide you with groups and social media, where you can have a look at the activities that this student association offers to you, start to meet new friends, search a flat (if you needed) and know relevant info about the island and the University. The program will be managed by AEGEE-Las Palmas since its members include volunteer students who have participated in international mobility programs and they count on AEGEE-Europe’s support and experience through its more than 200 local branches.

Join the exchange students group.

Follow AEGEE-Las Palmas on social networks


This is not a compulsory course

It’s for those students who want to improve their Spanish before the lessons start

  • DATES:from August 29th to September 6th
  • TIMETABLE: from Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30
  • AMOUNT OF HOURS: 20 hours (2 ECTS)
  • CERTIFICATE: At the end of the course you will get a certificate with the number of credits. You cannot add this course in your Learning Agreement. To get the certificate you have to attend 80 %of the classes, that is the say you can miss ONLY ONE DAY.
  • PLACE: Campus del Obelisco C/ Pérez del Toro – 35004
  • FEE: 100€

A level, to happen, must have a minum of students.


If you have already taken the OLS test you already know the level. if not you can take our placement test by choosing ESPAÑOL and at the end you can choose the course: Curso intensivo Español Lengua Extranjera.


To know the number of students for each level, once you have enrolledin the course, please, send en email to me by saying you have enrolled and which level you would like to attend.

So, the first day the teachers can divide you into different levels.



To view all the documentation to be uploaded, you must enter into the ULPGC mobility application and go to the documents tab as you can see in the following image. By placing the cursor on the icon in the shape of a letter (i) you will be able to see more information about the document you are being asked for.

At the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), classes will start on Thursday 9 September 2021, considering the current situation in the Canary Islands and following the recommendations of our health authorities, classes will start with classroom teaching and with masks in enclosed spaces. In case of some special groups or positive contacts, hybrid teaching can be envisaged.

Once your home university has nominated you on our platform, you will receive an email with information and the access credentials to be able to continue with the nomination process.

To access the computerised mobility platform, please click on the following link:

Access to the mobility platform

You will have to upload all the required documentation and fill in your personal details in order to obtain the letter of acceptance. Once your documents have been verified, you will receive an email notifying you that you can now download the letter of acceptance from the computer platform.

However, your final acceptance will be subject to the acceptance of the academic agreement by the home and host universities. Likewise, all documents must be uploaded before your arrival. 

In case you have any incidence with the management or handling of the mobility platform, please contact us through the following link and select the recipient “Mobility – IT Support”.

Contact form

For the elaboration of the academic agreement, consult your possible subjects in the following link:

Academic courses

Once your proposal has been made, it must be sent and validated by the coordinator.

Important note

Erasmus students from European institutions must complete the academic agreement through the OLA platform (see guide below).

You can only create a single OLA, any additional OLAs will be deleted without review.

If you need to make changes to the OLA already signed by you you have to send an email to the corresponding coordinator or to to reject the OLA. Once it is done, it could be edited.

You can find the contact details of the academic coordinators of the ULPGC centres at the following link:

Academic Coordinators


The deadline to deliver the academic agreements corresponding to the first semester and full academic year will be until 18 June to be completed and properly signed by all parties.


Learning Agreement Models

In order to participate in any Mobility Programme with the ULPGC during the 2022/2023 academic year, the incoming Exchange student must demonstrate that he/she has taken out private medical insurance that covers at least the following guarantees during his/her stay at the ULPGC:

  • Medical and accident insurance
  • Transfer/repatriation coverage in case of illness or death

VERY IMPORTANT: This Private Health Insurance is not the European Health Insurance Card. However, you need both for your exchange.

In the case of SICUE mobility students, they also need private insurance that meets these conditions.

Incoming students can take out an insurance of their choice (with at least the two guarantees mentioned above) or they can also take out the insurance offered by our University called “Oncampus Estudia” ( THIS SERVICE IS ONLY VALID FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT IN SPANISH UNIVERSITIES ) .


If you are interested in contracting it or obtaining more information about the OnCampus insurance you can visit

The price of the insurance according to the origin of the student

The incoming student MUST take out a private medical insurance for the whole period of the exchange at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC)

Remember to follow the indications established by the Government of the Canary Islands before travelling. Therefore, we recommend that you carefully read the information contained in the following link regarding the COVID-19.


Once the prívate insurance certificate is uploaded with the minimum conditions required by the ULPGC, the document will be validated and thus the acceptance letter will be prepared and signed.  This document could be downloaded through the MiULPGC platform. We also remind you that the acceptance letter is only valid if the learning agreement is duly completed and signed by both home and host Universities before coming at the ULPGC.

Students who wish to carry out a mobility at the ULPGC should check the following table where they can find the Spanish requirements required by each centre:

Centers B1 SPANISH Information from the coordinators
EA – SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Check the centre’s website for more information
EITE – TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING SCHOOL Check the centre’s website for more information
EII – SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCES Check the centre’s website for more information
EIIC – INDUSTRIAL AND CIVIL ENGINEERING SCHOOL Check the centre’s website for more information
EUTL – AFFILIATED UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF TOURISM OF LANZAROTE Check the centre’s website for more information
FCAFYD – FACULTY OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS Check the centre’s website for more information
FCEDU – TEACHER TRAINING FACULTY Check the centre’s website for more information
FCCS – FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES Check the centre’s website for more information
FCM – FACULTY OF MARINE SCIENCES Check the centre’s website for more information
FCCJ – FACULTY OF LEGAL SCIENCES Check the centre’s website for more information
FEET – FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, BUSINESS AND TOURISM Check the centre’s website for more information
FF – FACULTY OF PHILOLOGY Check the centre’s website for more information
FGH – FACULTY OF GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Check the centre’s website for more information
FTI – FACULTY OF TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING Check the centre’s website for more information
FV – FACULTY OF VETERINARY SICENCES Check the centre’s website for more information