The capital and the largest city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz

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  • Gran Canaria is the third biggest island in terms of surface, with about 1.560 km2. The coast of the island is around 236 km long. When it comes to its population, Gran Canaria is the second most populated island, after Tenerife. The capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is proud to be able to offer cultural and leisure activities throughout the four seasons of the year.

  • Tenerife is the largest island, with an area of 2.034,38 km2. It is also the most populated island of Spain, with around 906.854 inhabitants, known as tinerfeños. Tenerife is famous for housing the highest mountain of Spain and the third highest volcano of the world, El Teide. The capital and the largest city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz.

  • Fuerteventura has an area of 1.659,74 km2. It is therefore the second largest island in the Archipelago after Tenerife. The capital of this elongated island is Puerto del Rosario. Fuerteventura constitutes, together with Lanzarote, the eastern border of the Canary Islands. The island is known for its paradisiacal beaches, perfect for practising surfing or windsurfing.

  • Lanzarote is the northeasternmost island of the seven islands. It stands about 1.000 km off the Spanish mainland. The main transport connection is the airport of Arrecife. With an area of 845,94 km2, it represents the 11,29% of the total area of the islands. Lanzarote is known worldwide for its black sand beaches.

  • La Palma, actually called San Miguel de la Palma, is the fifth largest island of the archipelago. La Palma belongs to the Spanish province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The capital is Santa Cruz de la Palma and the biggest city of the island is Los Llanos de Aridane. The island is also called

  • „Isla Bonita“ or „Isla Verde“ because of its beauty. Special trade of La Palma is the observatory, one of the most prestigious of the world.

  • La Gomera is the second-smallest island of the Canary Islands, with an area of 369,76 km2. The most popular town is San Sebastián de la Gomera, which is also the main port and the capital as well. The island is perfect for hiking while enjoying the natural environment. Also worthseeing is Garajonay National Park. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986.

  • El Hierro is the smallest island of the seven Canary Islands. It is known for its volcano and the small earthquakes which occur on and off because of this.

Direct flights from: Liverpool, London, Glasgow…

  • Direct flights from: Liverpool, London, Glasgow…

  • Population: 380.000 habitants

  • January: 20,6ºC in average

  • Multilateral countryside: Beaches / Mountains

  • Time Zones: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria WEST: UTC + 1 (same time zone as London)

  • Life in Las Palmas (in English), Womad, Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in February

≈ 30.000 students

  • ≈ 30.000 students

  • 1159 online students

  • 1565 faculty members

  • 66 undergraduate degrees, 16 postgraduate degrees and 12 doctorates

  • 161 research groups

International mobility

  • International mobility

  • 3 student residences (464 places)

  • 3 study rooms open 24h/24h

  • Wifi (open network)

  • Moodle (Online Learning Management System)

  • Spanish for foreigners and locals

  • Aula de idiomas (Italian, Portuguese,…)

  • 15 libraries (free orientation workshops)

  • 1 public library open 24h/24h

  • Download the student guide here




  • Edificio Millares Carlo, Campus del Obelisco

  • C/ Pérez del Toro, nº 1

  • 35003 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


  • Fax: 928 45 17 01

  • Phone: 928 45 17 08

Facultad de Traducción e

  • Facultad de Traducción e

  • Interpretación (FTI):



Master in Spanish Language & Cultures

  • Master in Spanish Language & Cultures

  • Master in Professional Translation & Intercultural Mediation (2011-2012)

See all sports: here

  • See all sports: here

  • Outdoor activities: here

  • September surf: here

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