The University of Santiago de Compostela is education and knowledge at the service of the society. It is a singular institution due to its history, the impressive settings of Compostela and Lugo, where its campuses are located, its dynamism and its commitment to modernisation. Founded in 1495 by Don Lope Gomez de Marzoa, this institution maintains one of the mose important academic traditions in Europe, being always attentive to the growing demands of society and open to international collaboration.
This House of Knowledge is strongly committed to providing high quality teaching, research and services. It is also committed to the respect for the environment, sustainable development as well as to the social, economic and cultural dynamisation of our region. Our enterprising profile enables us to look to the future with ambition. And as we move to the future, we are showing the world, day after day, the face of the University of Santiago de Compostela.