Universidad de Vigo

country rank  28
world rank  963

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, Universidad de Vigo (University of Vigo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Vigo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Galicia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Pontvedra, Ourense. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Vigo (UVIGO) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Vigo (UVIGO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 29 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Vigo
Acronym UVIGO
Founded 1989
Motto Innovadora, pública, de calidade

University Location

Address Campus Universitario s/n
Vigo (population range: 250,000-499,999)
36310 Galicia
Spain
T +34 986812000
F +34 986 812010
Other locations Pontvedra, Ourense

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Campus Universitario s/n
Vigo 36310
+34 986813550

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Vigo's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation

16/08/1989


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación (ANECA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
  • Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Leonardo Network for Academic Mobility (LeoNet)
  • Ibero American Science and Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC)
  • International Campus of Excellence Campus do Mar

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