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Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

Location

Santiago Campus, Santiago de Compostela Spain

Ranking

# 651-660QS World University Rankings

About Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

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.STRUCTURECampus 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

About Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

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.STRUCTURECampus 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

University information

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Rankings & ratings

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela is one of the top public universities in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. It is ranked #651-660 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #451- 500
  • 2014
    #501-550
  • 2015
    #551-600
  • 2016
    #551-600
  • 2017
    #551-600
  • 2018
    #601-650
  • 2019
    #581-590
  • 2020
    #651-700
  • 2021
    #701-750
  • 2022
    #701-750
  • 2023
    #751-800
  • 2024
    #701-710
  • 2025
    #651-660

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Universidade de Santiago de Compostela basic Public Very High 14 no 1492 L 547