“The fundamental value of the internationalization of the education relies on the firm objective to contribute that our young people face the globalized world in which we live, having the best possible preparation.
This premise acquires a special meaning in a region such as the Canary Islands. The European Union in various studies has recognized the advantages and the disadvantages which distinguish the ultra-peripheral regions. The remoteness and the insularity of these territories with an enormous potential contrasts with their privileged geographical situation.
The recent Operational Strategy for the Internationalization of the Canary Islands Economy (EOIEC) is committed to a greater internationalization of the Canary Islands economy, taking up the advantage of belonging to the united European market, exploiting the islands` strategic geographic situation, the proximity to emerging markets in Africa as well as the historical and cultural relations with America”.
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