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Building on the past, looking to the future

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The University of Santiago de Compostela - USC

The University of Santiago de Compostela is an academic model at national and international levels, with over 500 years of teaching expertise. This world-renowned institution builds on the past while looking to the future.

Since its foundation, it stands out in language studies, it has a long tradition in the teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language, and it is rated among the world’s top 300 universities every year.

Given its international prestige and dynamism, it is one of the Spanish universities that receive more applications from foreign students; in fact, the number of foreign student applications has increased by 15% over the last few years.

Over the centuries, the university has contributed to the growth and dynamism of the city, which has become the best place for a thriving student life to develop. 

The USC offers over 60 official degrees, a wide range of cultural and sports activities and more than 1,300 places at university halls of residence. Its 25 faculties, 80 departments and 48 degrees are distributed among its two campuses (in Santiago and Lugo). And it serves 30,000 Spanish and 3,000 internationals. 


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Your best allies to improve your Spanish 

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A great small town!

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All you need to know!

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Avda. das Ciencias s/n, chalet 2 · Campus Vida | 15782 Santiago de Compostela

Tel: +34 881 814 423 |



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