The Centro de Investigación Interuniversitario das Paisaxes Atlánticas Culturales (CISPAC – Interuniversity Research Centre for Atlantic Cultural Landscapes) is a next-generation interuniversity research institute of the Galician university system.

Models for tourism and the Camino de Santiago

Urban landscape Heritage landscapes

Communities, social participation and governance

The rural world, food and the green transition

Society demographics, and territory




On Wednesday 1 February, CISPAC continues with its cycle of "Días de parolada", in which the Centre's researchers present the state of their research to the public.


On Thursday 2 February at 11am a workshop entitled 'Participatory action research in historical landscapes' will be held at the Ecoespazo of CISPAC (Edificio Fontán - Cidade da Cultura de Galicia). The event is organised by the research group Histagra (USC) in the framework of the activities of the Barbanza Ecosocial Laboratory for 2023. This working session aims to bring together different experiences of participatory research-action to share trajectories, methodologies and opportunities.


Darina Martykánová é historiadora especialista na historia das profesións tecno-científicas (enxeñeiros e médicos) e na produción e circulación transnacional de coñecementos técnicos e científicos. Ademais, investiga sobre as masculinidades e o discurso do progreso e da civilización.

Where we are

CISPAC facilities are located in the Fontan building, the most recent addition to the Ciudad de la Cultura de Galicia (City of Galician Culture) complex. The building was inaugurated in October 2021 and houses other institutes such as the Consorcio Interuniversitario de Galicia (Galician Interuniversity Consortium) or the Agencia para la Calidad del Sistema Universitario (Agency for the Quality of the University System).

With 2,559 m2 of floorspace and room for up to 73 university researchers, CISPAC helps to consolidatethe Ciudad de la Cultura, a cultural macro-facility that generates 24 million euros in annual revenue from culturaland knowledge-intensive activities, including social entrepreneurship.

A project by

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Universidade da Coruña
Xunta de Galicia