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University of Santiago de Compostela

4.0 out of 5 (52 ratings / 51 reviews) Santiago de Compostela, Spain
The USC is recognised as a prestigious university in terms of the quality of its education, research and innovation: more than five hundred years of history, enterprising and responsive to the demands of social reality, dynamic and with a campus of recognized International Excellence: the Campus Vida.



With more than five hundred years of history, the University of Santiago de Compostela opens its doors on a journey from its origins to the present through its historical heritage.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
401 100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
701 -50
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
801 -200
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
523 -69
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


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Student Reviews

Forestry at USC
Adrián Cidre González rated 5 out of 5 stars

My home university treated me really good. Since in forestry we are a little group of people, our relationship with our professors in very closely in many cases, and that helped me and my group to have a more precissely and enriching learning. It offers some projects, debates, and talking where the students can take part.

Mark the difference
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

A leap in your professional capacity. Improve your attitudes and skills to work in the health field, as well as your own perception as a professional.

Santiago: an university city
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The very best that the USC provides is the city of Santiago. A city with a great university environment, which offers an extremely beautiful old town, and a great nightlife. As an institution, the USC offers the full fields of study that you can imagine, standing out the studies refered to medicine, field in wich the USC is a reference university not just in Spain, but in...

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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