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University of Vigo

3.9 out of 5 (46 ratings / 26 reviews) Vigo, Spain
Discover the possibilities that the University of Vigo offers you! From degrees that you can study on the three campuses to leisure alternatives available in culture, sports and voluntary activities. Get to know the facilities available for studies and leisure on the Ourense, Vigo and Pontevedra campuses, as well as student mobility programs to carry out part of your training abroad or do internships in companies and institutions to complete your academic training.

Master's Programmes



  • Founded: 1990


  • Bachelors
  • Simultaneities (Joint programs)
  • Postgraduate programs
  • Ph.D. Programs
  • Other courses


The Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Research and Technology Transfer manages science policy, promotion activities, dissemination and management of research, development and innovation. It therefore has competence in the following areas:

  • Proposal and formalisation of all types of research grants, both internal and external
  • Authorisation and signing of contracts and agreements
  • Proposals for infrastructures and equipment
  • Institutes and research centres
  • Research results transfer
  • Management and coordination of all research resources

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
501 100
601 -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.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
801 -200
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
822 -42
780 -37
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.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Student services

International Relations Office (ORI): carries out , among others, the following activities :

  • The information and advice to the university community on the different international programs in higher education
  • Promotion and management of the mobility of students and teachers
  • With respect to the students of the University of Vigo provides
  • With respect to the teaching staff of the University of Vigo , the ORI provides information about exchange programs and teaching programs of international cooperation
  • With respect to the foreign students, the ORI manages the acceptance of those who participate in the exchange program
  • The elaboration and negotiation of international cooperation agreements

Library services

The University Library of Vigo manages and places at the University community’s disposal a set of information resources and services as a support to its learning activities, teaching and research.

The Library is present at the three campus (Ourense, Pontevedra and Vigo) through a network formed by eleven libraries coordinated by the Central Library of the Lagoas-Marcosende campus in Vigo.

Medical services

The University of Vigo has a medical centre, run by specialised professionals, to cater to the health demands of the university community.

This medical centre provides medical attention to university staff and also coordinates health vigilance activities.

Student Life

Campus life

There are three campuses:

  • Ourense campus
  • Pontevedra campus
  • Vigo campus

Student Reviews

Universidade de Vigo
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My experience at this university was very satisfying overall. Many professional and experienced teachers from many different modules. The organization can be improved for a better student experience

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

El campus de Vigo está apartado de la ciudad, lo que dificulta la vida universitaria. En cuanto a la oferta formativa, es bastante completa.

Still a long way to go...
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have enjoyed my last years as a student of Marine Sciences at the University of Vigo. I have had the opportunity to learn from great professionals, explore my interests in oceanography and meet great people. Each subject has been a challenge for me and even though some subjects did not interest me too much I have been able to learn in each of them. During my studies I...


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