World League
University of Santiago de Compostela

Spain

Colexio de San Xerome Praza do Obradoiro 15782 Santiago de Compostela Galicia, Spain

552 World
rank
12 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1495
Short name:
USC
Type:
Public
Students:
29090
Faculty:
1900
Faculty/Students Ratio:
15
:
1
Web-site:
www.usc.es
Region:
Europe
Location:
Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 552 37.027
Teaching 474 40.246
Research 537 32.074
International Diversity 540 30.609
Financial Sustainability 542 42.115
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 502 26.143
Research Perfomance Rankings 411 45.303
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TEACHING
World Rank: 474
Country rank: 15
Score: 40.246
League: Copper League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 537
Country rank: 10
Score: 32.074
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 540
Country rank: 15
Score: 30.609
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 542
Country rank: 6
Score: 42.115
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Founded in 1495, we are one of the public universities with more tradition in Europe but, at the same time, we are dynamic and modern with a clear enterprising profile and open to international collaboration. We have taken on an active role not only in the creation and diffusion of knowledge but also in the promotion of an enterprising and innovative culture that will contribute to the generation of wealth.

Mission Statement

The University of Santiago de Compostela set its mission as the knowledge at the service of society and defines itself as a comprehensive and enterprising university with campuses of well-balanced growth that respond to the demands of society through professionally managed quality services.