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Universidad Europea de Canarias (UEC)

Founded in 2012, Universidad Europea de Canarias (UEC) is one of three educational institutions that makes up Universidad Europea. UEC is the first private university in the Canary Islands. As such, the institution provides a comprehensive education that will help prepare local students to meet the needs of global employers. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture, business and management, communications, engineering, information technology, hospitality management, and health sciences. 

UEC is committed to an innovative academic model that enhances the individual’s abilities, so that its graduates can successfully enter the job market and contribute to social progress through an entrepreneurial spirit and ethical responsibility.

Universidad Europea has been recognized as an institution eligible to obtain the accreditation by the prestigious WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).For additional information on Universidad Europea de Canaria’s academic programs, visit their website.


Tenerife, Spain



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