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University of Santiago de Compostela

With more than five centuries of tradition, the University of Santiago de Compostela is a historic institution that projects itself to the future and beyond its frontiers, always attentive to the different demands of society, where it stands as an important academic frame of reference and where it develops its academic and research work. Centuries of history give the University a special capacity to merge the experience, security and confidence with present and future challenges.


Department of Geography

The Department of Geography of the University of Santiago de Compostela has a long tradition in teaching and research in Geography and Territorial Planning. Currently, the department is made up of about twenty teachers, from three areas of knowledge: Physical Geography, Human Geography and Regional Geographic Analysis.

The Department of Geography supports two major degrees: a degree in Geography and Territorial Planning and a Master’s degree in Planning and Management of Territorial Development, which work professionally in multiple areas of work, regulated by the Professional Association of Geographers, such as territorial planning and urban planning, geographic information technologies, landscape analysis and natural risks, environmental management, territorial development and the knowledge society, while not forgetting other more traditional ones such as teaching at different levels of education.

In addition, the Department participates in other degrees, with teaching in degrees of History, History of Art and Sciences of Culture and Cultural Dissemination (Campus of Lugo), as well as in the Masters of Environment and Natural Resources, Regional Development and Economic Integration, Urban Tourism and Management of Tourist Companies, Marine Biology (Interuniversity, taught by the three universities of the Galician University System), Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Environmental Engineering, Education, Landscape Architecture, Gender and Equality or of Cultural Services.

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