The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, is a Spanish university located in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which is the capital city of Gran Canaria island. The school was established in 1989, as a result of a number of petitions from the people of Gran Canaria. It consists of five campuses: four in Gran Canaria (Tafira, Obelisco, San Cristóbal and Montaña Cardones), and one in the island of Lanzarote, with Tafira being the biggest one. The fields offered within the institution are mainly focused on technical and engineering studies like Civil Engineering, Architecture, and Software Engineering. However, there are also health-related degrees like Medicine, Nursery and Veterinary medicine, as well as Humanities (History, Law, Social Sciences). ULPGC was one of the first universities in Spain to offer a specific title in "Sea Sciences".