Own research centres
The Universities Organic Law, at section 40, establishes the possibility for universities to
freely create their own research centres in order to perform diverse functions such as:
- Act as instrumental support and services centres for research group activities.
- Permit small scale economies to use big infrastructures and high tech equipment.
- Integrate and focus research resources and capacities towards areas that are of interest to the
- Consolidate research units, which by supporting research groups, enable an increase in
The own centres of the University of Vigo are as follows: