Oldest Universities in Europe list

Université-ToulouseThe word university comes from the Latin word universitas magistrorum et scholarium, which means “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was conceived by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date of 1088, is considered the first higher education institution in the western world and a major part of this list. The following list of ten oldest universities in the world is as follows….

10. University of Toulouse (Toulouse, France, Founded in 1229)

The University of Toulouse III Paul Sabatier was founded in 1229 and is among the ten of the oldest universities in the world.The-University-of-Naples The whole scientific disciplines in health, technologies and sport are taught at the University Paul Sabatier, whose size, scientific radiation, number of students, quality of its courses makes it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The university is divided into several Units of Formation and Research (UFR), Faculties and Institutes, account nearly 28000 students, 2000 professors-researchers, 600 researchers working for national organizations of research and 1300 Engineers. The UPS forms each year several thousands of scientists and technical junior managers, doctors, dental surgeons, pharmacists, researchers and teachers. The University is in partnership with many companies in order to give the students a chance to get work experience, while studying, but also to help with a smoother transition into the workplace.

University-of-Padua9. University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy, Founded in 1224)

Founded by Frederick II, a Roman Emperor.

The University of Naples Federico II is a university located in Naples, Italy. It first opened its doors in 1224 and is organized into 13 faculties. It is the world’s oldest state university and one of the oldest academic institutions to still be in operation.

The University of Naples Federico II was founded by emperor of the Holy Roman Empire Frederick II on 5 June 1224. It is the most ancient state-supported institution of higher education and research in the world.University-of-Salamanca One of the most famous students of this university was Roman Catholic theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas.

8. University of Padua (Padua, Italy, Founded in 1222)

Founded by scholars and professors after leaving Bologna.

The University of Padua is Italian university that is situated in the city of Padua, Italy. The University of Padua was founded in 1222 as a school of law and was one of the most prominent universities in early modern Europe. It is also one of the earliest universities of the world and the second oldest in Italy. As of 2010 the university had about 65, 000 students.

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In that sense

2006-01-16 14:38:59 by American--

Culture is an extension of European culture.
We began as Englishmen and considered ourselves to be Englishmen until 1776.
We had waves of immigrants from all over Europe. The Germans were so strong we almost fought a civil war over the bilingual question German/English both on an equal footing. All of these Europeans influenced the original English culture.
Our universities were built on a European model.
Popular culture has always been around. There are hundreds of names of popular novelists of the 19th century like Monk Lewis, etc. etc. that no one has heard of today but who formed popular culure

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