The 2018 Camino de Santiago Awards acknowledges the contribution of the Compostela Group of Universities to the study of this pilgrimage route
The research and dissemination work carried out by the Compostela Group of Universities around the Jacobean Route has been acknowledged with an award from the 2018 edition of the Camino de Santiago Awards, granted by Turismo de Galicia. The aim of these awards is to promote the preservation, awareness and knowledge about the Camino de Santiago.
The Compostela Group of Universities received the award in the category that values the work of initiatives and activities of an academic, research or educational nature. The jury highlighted the efforts of the GCU and its contribution to the study of the Camino de Santiago from a multidisciplinary, academic and social point of view; including also the gender perspective and fostering the mobility of researchers.
The Pilgrimages and Santiago Museum will host the award ceremony for the 2018 Camino de Santiago Awards at the beginning of next October.