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Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) is a public institution dedicated to preserving, generating, transmitting and publishing knowledge in a socially responsible manner. Founded in 1495, its two campuses are both located in cities declared to be Cultural World Heritage Sites by UNESCO: Santiago de Compostela, and Lugo. The USC is a comprehensive university that not only provides a wide range of academic courses in all of the major fields of knowledge, but that also carries out significant research, giving it a notable position among Spanish Universities. It is a pioneer in entrepreneurial policies and the transfer and creation of value from research, all the while providing an essential service to Galician society. STRUCTURE Campus of Santiago de Compostela: 18 Faculties, 1 Associated University School, 1 Associated Centre, 1 Higher Technical School, 1 Professional Development School, 16 Research Institutes, 6 Own Research Centres, 3 Pioneering Research Centres. Campus of Lugo: 5 Faculties, 2 Associated University Schools, 1 Higher Polytechnic School, 1 Research Institute, 1 Own Research Centre
551-600
2014
551-600
2015
551-600
2016
  • 29.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 23.5
    Citations per Faculty
201-250
2015
201-250
2016
  • 64.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 52.3
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,735
International
19

Number of students

25,630
Postgraduate 18%
Undergraduate 82%

Number of international students

1,587
Postgraduate 71%
Undergraduate 29%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.