The University of La Laguna is the oldest higher education center in the Canary Islands, with more than two hundred years of history. The decree for its foundation dates back to March 11, 1792, signed by King Charles IV.
Two hundred years after its foundation, the University of La Laguna continues to be a point of reference in the Canary Islands community which, with the Atlantic as a bridge, reaches out to the world. Currently, this public institution is made up of more than 25,000 people, including students, faculty and administrative and service personnel.
The ULL is currently immersed in a process of internal renovation that aims to promote new information technologies and telematic education, centralized in its Virtual Teaching Unit.
The position in the various rankings, place the University of La Laguna as a medium-sized University that globally is in the first third of Spanish universities with several areas highlighted nationally and the area of Astrophysics which is at the highest international level. It is worth noting the high degree of international collaboration that our institution has, placing it among the first in Spain in this aspect.