University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria firmly backs internationalization and is one of the most active Spanish universities in the development of exchange and international development cooperation programmes. The Veterinary Faculty is an approved centre by the EAEVE. The Faculty aim to be the centre of reference regarding teaching, research and offering veterinary services in the Canarian Archipelago, recognized worldwide for the professional excellence of their graduates and in competitive research. It is an internationally recognized small ruminant research centre: several international conferences have been hosted here.