University of 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 y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, 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 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
T +34 986 812 000
F +34 986 812 010
Other locations Pontvedra, Ourense

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


  • 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

Academic Structure


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