The University of Santiago is a public center, created in 1495.
It is located in the Plaza del Obradoiro, and its more than 30,000 students make Santiago a university city.
The teaching imparts all areas of knowledge, has exchange programs and practices both internationally and within Spanish territory.
It offers specific scholarships and access facilities to children of Galician emigres.
It has a job counseling service and publishes job offers.