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University of Vigo


The Universidade de Vigo has been built on deep positive values, based on transparency and good management, integration, equality, diversity and respect for the environment. 


  • We are committed to specialization and quality research and, as an institution committed to the social and economic environment, the transfer of knowledge to society is central for us, so we strive for research to continually revert to social development.


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

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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

Housing services

The University of Vigo has a hall of residence located on the campus As Lagoas, MarcosendeThe hall of residence has the most modern facilities and services available for you to study at your pace while developing your career. It is located on Vigo Campus, just two minute walking from the shopping area and the Rector's office.

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.

Campus life

There are three campuses:

  • Ourense campus
  • Pontevedra campus
  • Vigo campus

Sports facilities

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.


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