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University of Santiago de Compostela

4.1 out of 5 (62 ratings / 43 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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Student Reviews

If only teachers cared about students
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Historical university, but maybe too archaic. Teachers aren't involved enough with students. Even though there isn't a lot of practical work, it's pretty good. Good internship options and good, though old fashioned, facilities.

They did what they could
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The USC is a great public university, however there were some aspects of my experience there that could be improved. There were a lot of clashes between my different modules and some professors were not really interested in teaching. The classes were very theory based and you don’t get a proper knowledge of how to work on the outside world. However some great professors...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really like my degree and my university, because is what i always wanted to do. I am finishing this year, and I have to say that I imporved a lot about language and literature. I studied ine year abroad, in Poland, and this made me also more curious about foreign countries.

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