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Granada Conference Centre

2019 Conference Partner

Granada Conference Centre dates back to the end of 1987, when the Junta of Andalusia and the City Council of Granada, created the “Granada Exhibition and Conference Centre” Consortium, with the aim of constructing and managing it.

It was not until the 19th of April 1992 that it was opened by the Spanish Royal Family. This was a year of great celebrations in our country, as the Seville Universal Exposition and Barcelona Olympic Games were also being held.

On the 1st of January 2012, the management of the Conference Centre was transferred to private hands. From then on it is the concession company, Palacio de Congresos de Granada S.A., which has undertaken the work of promoting and constantly developing the entity.

Center of Byzantine, Modern Greek, and Cypriot Studies

2019 Conference Partner

The Centre of Byzantine, Modern Greek and Cypriot Studies (C.E.B.N.Ch.) of Granada was founded by the Greek State through the Greek Embassy in Spain, in July 1998. In its Governing Council, the Embassy of Greece in Spain, the Embassy of Cyprus in Spain, the University of Granada, the Ministry of Culture of the Autonomous Government of Andalusia and the Municipality of Adra (ancient Abdera) participate as institutional members of Greece in Spain. It functions as a contracted centre of the University of Granada and has attached protocols of collaboration with the University of Cyprus, Democritus University of Thrace and the University of Patras. Its target is the support and propulsion of the Byzantine and neo-Greek studies to the Spanish-speaking people.

University of Granada

2019 Conference Partner

The University of Granada, founded in 1531, continues a long teaching tradition, the roots of which can be traced back to the madrasahs of the last Nasrid Kingdom. The university is a vibrant presence in the city of Granada, benefiting from the distinctive beauty of its environment and a privileged geographical location due to its proximity to the Sierra Nevada, and the Mediterranean coast, with several major tourist sites, including Motril, Almuñécar and Salobreña nearby.

Over 60,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students study at the university, with another 20,000 students taking additional courses, language courses, summer courses, etc. The university employs 3,650 lecturers and over 2,000 administration, technical and maintenance staff. At present, courses for 75 different qualifications are taught in 28 teaching centers. The courses are taught across 116 departments, and the Postgraduate School offers 68 master's courses, 116 doctorate programs, and 113 additional courses.

The commitment to high-quality research has placed the University of Granada in a prominent position in terms of national rankings. The financing of 346 research groups illustrates this commitment. Through the Spanish Research Program, as well as other national programs and organizations, the university supports 165 research projects, and the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Business has provided financial support to 78 Projects of Excellence.

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