Santiago de Compostela is known for having one of the oldest universities in the world. It is more than 500 years old and remains the city and region’s core foundation of education. University of Santiago de Compostela is composed of two campuses, the main one is centrally located in Santiago, and the other is located in Lugo, another city in Galicia.
There are over 40,000 students and around 3,000 faculty and staff members throughout the two campuses. Including the academic faculties, libraries, student residence halls and sport buildings, the campus contains around 30 buildings in total; encompassing over one million square meters of land in the center of Santiago.
The University of Santiago de Compostela is proud to have over 50 years of experience in teaching Spanish to foreigners. The office of Cursos Internacionales,along with the professionally trained philologists and teachers, provide a traditional, but contemporary method of teaching the Spanish language.