Location

The University of Vigo is a young university ranked within the 100 best universities in the world with less than 50 years. You can find more information about the university here.

Vigo is a medium-size city (around 300,000 people) in the NW coast of Spain, a few kilometers north of Portugal. The climate is oceanic but with milder temperatures, between 10-20 CÂș Jan-Dec. It rains quite a bit. More info here.

 

Getting to Vigo
By Air: Being on the NW corner of Spain, the best way of getting to Vigo is by plane. Vigo’s airport (VGO) operates several daily flights to Madrid (MAD), Barcelona (BCN) and Paris (CDG). Nearby international airports are Santiago de Compostela (SCQ; 1 hour away by car) or even Porto in Portugal (OPO; 90 minutes away by car).

By Car: Vigo is a 6-hour drive from Madrid and 1.5 hours from Porto (Portugal).