University of Santiago de Compostela

4.0 out of 5 (54 ratings / 53 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
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
701 -50
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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

Less theory, more practice
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Too theoretical, we need more practical subjects. There's no programming subjects.

An up and down journey
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I would say that I had a neutral experience at university. It's such an amazing oportunity to meet a lot of new people and in my case, to live in a new city. Just speaking of the university, there were a lot of amazing teachers who are passionate about their work and they were able to make us (students) feel the same. Unfortunately, there were other ones who make it the...

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.

Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

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