University of Vigo: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#831 of 14,131 In the World
#321 of 2,785 In Europe
#27 of 75 In Spain
#88 of 1,514 For Nutrition and Food Science
Top50% For 95 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.uvigo.gal
Languages
Spanish;Galician

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachiller) and pre-university examination (madurez)
Academic CalendarOctober to June
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio13:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
21,727
Citations
541,039

University of Vigo majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
4,327 / 137,863
Chemistry
4,144 / 160,184
Biology
3,788 / 154,891
Environmental Science
3,598 / 111,603
Computer Science
2,441 / 49,069
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,220 / 28,787
Physics
2,129 / 92,238
Medicine
1,827 / 37,589
Materials Science
1,267 / 52,902
Business
1,162 / 18,374
Mathematics
995 / 22,295
Ecology
991 / 35,843
Nutrition and Food Science
693 / 24,407
Geography and Cartography
691 / 15,482
Demography
684 / 19,112
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
684 / 16,694
Psychology
672 / 11,126
Art & Design
607 / 4,195
Economics
552 / 8,911
Geology
550 / 18,453
Electronic Engineering
495 / 16,724
Organic Chemistry
489 / 20,481
Environmental Chemistry
459 / 15,965
Oceanography
433 / 14,197
Botany
417 / 17,729
Nanotechnology
389 / 41,098
Biochemistry
384 / 16,027
Environmental Management
375 / 19,750
Chemical Engineering
367 / 15,921
Automation and Control engineering
365 / 10,234
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
356 / 9,409
Inorganic Chemistry
340 / 12,856
Political Science
338 / 661
Optical Engineering
334 / 6,478
Sociology
334 / 2,831
Zoology
311 / 8,348
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
309 / 4,432
Statistics
282 / 10,418
Genetics
278 / 14,540
Multimedia
244 / 2,307

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 16
1992 41 35
1993 70 48
1994 96 94
1995 94 201
1996 169 305
1997 217 494
1998 301 889
1999 334 1206
2000 374 1731
2001 448 2503
2002 519 3409
2003 546 4229
2004 564 5359
2005 658 7283
2006 752 9535
2007 828 11978
2008 894 15336
2009 996 17888
2010 1154 21886
2011 1250 27914
2012 1291 31666
2013 1419 38815
2014 1482 40505
2015 1546 42496
2016 1527 45012
2017 1624 47472
2018 1458 48984
2019 1525 55371
2020 1710 65042
2021 1793 73325

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $1,750$1,750
International students $1,750$1,750

The University of Vigo has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Título de Graduado Business Administration, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, French, Law, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Spanish, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Máster Propio Aquaculture, Archaeology, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Finance, International Business, Law, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Nutrition, Sports Management, Teacher Training, Translation and Interpretation
Doctor Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agriculture, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Construction Engineering, Educational Sciences, English Studies, Fine Arts, Food Science, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography, Neurosciences, Physics, Software Engineering, Sports, Translation and Interpretation

University of Vigo alumni

  1. María Castro

    María Castro
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actortelevision presenterrhythmic gymnast
    Biography

    María Castro Jato is a Spanish actress, TV presenter, dancer and rhythmic gymnast.

  2. Xela Arias

    Xela Arias
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1962-2003 (aged 41)
    Occupations
    translatorwriterpoet
    Biography

    Xela Arias Castaño was a Spanish Galician-language poet and translator.

  3. Maria Teresa Portela

    Maria Teresa Portela
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    kayakerphysiotherapist
    Biography

    María Teresa Portela Rivas is a Spanish sprint canoer who has competed since the early 2000s. Portela competed in six Summer Olympics, earning a silver medal on her sixth games at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Women's K-1 200 m. Previously she finished fourth on one occasion (2012 Summer Olympics: Women's K-1 200 m) and fifth on three occasions (2004: K-2 500 m, K-4 500 m; 2008: K-4 500 m).

  4. Gonzalo Caballero Míguez

    Gonzalo Caballero Míguez
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    researcherwriterpoliticianuniversity teachereconomist
    Biography

    Gonzalo Caballero Míguez is a Spanish economist and politician. He is the secretary-general of the Socialists' Party of Galicia (PSdeG-PSOE) since 2017.

General info

Alternative names UVIGO
Universidade de Vigo
Founded 1989
Accreditation Ministry of Universities
Motto Innovadora, pública, de calidade
Academic structure Faculty of Philology and Translation
Faculty of History
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Physiotherapy
Faculty of Biology
Faculty of Marine Sciences
Faculty of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
Engineering School of Telecommunications
Industrial Engineering School
Engineering School of Mining and Energy
Computer Engineering School
Engineering School of Forestry
Engineering School of Aeronautics and Space
University School of Business Studies
Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
Faculty of Legal and Labour Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Education Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences and Communications
Faculty of Business Sciencies and Tourism
Faculty of Education Sciences and Sports
University School of Nursing
University Centre of the Defence Forces
University School of Primary Education
Intercontinental Higher Education Business Institute
Affiliations and memberships 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

Location and Contacts

Address Edificio Filomena Dato, Oficina 46, Campus Universitario Vigo
Vigo, Galicia, 36310
Spain
City population 294,000
Phone +34 986 812 000
Fax +34 986 812 010

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