Hunter College partners with the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to offer Hunter students two unique opportunities to earn Hunter credits in the Canary Islands. The semester exchange option allows Hunter students from all disciplines to attend the ULPGC for a full fall or spring semester, while the Translation Internship track gives students in the Translation and Interpretation program the chance to fulfill their internship requirement with a hands-on experience abroad.
Why study in the Canary Islands? From the ULPGC fact sheet: "The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) is an institution that believes strongly in and promotes scientific progress, human exchanges and on-going collaboration in its endeavor to offer all its members an integral education. The ULPGC offers a wide range of degrees in all the major fields of knowledge. It also offers a wide range of cultural and sports activities to complement academic learning, promoting values such as solidarity, social justice, gender equality, and respect for diversity and the environment among members of the community. The ULPGC is located in the Autonomous Region of the Canary Islands (Spain), an undisputed tourist center, attracting visitors because of its mild climate and the stunning varieties of its landscape, not to mention its wealth of cultural and artistic heritage."