Oldest Medicine University in Europe
University is an institution that enables students to master both the theoretical and practical knowledge. The term university means the community of teachers and scholars. Today I present you the List of one of the oldest educational Institution in the World that are still working and grooming the best future talent.
1. University of Bologna ( Italy: Founded in 1088)
University was founded in 1088 and this may be the earliest academic institution from the Civilized world. University has about 100, 000 students in its 23 schools. Date of its founding is uncertain but believed by most accounts to have been 1088.
2. University of Paris (France: Founded in 1150)
Famous University of Paris was founded in the mid-12th century and officially recognized as a university probably between 1160 and 1170, often referred to as the Sorbonne or La Sorbonne after the collegiate institution.
3. University of Oxford (England: Founded in 1167)
Oxford is claimed to be the oldest university in the world, but there is no clear date of foundation of Oxford University, although the teaching existed at Oxford in some form in 1096 and developed rapidly from 1167. University College have repeatedly claimed that they own documents proving that teaching in Oxford started in the year 825 but these documents have never seen the public light.
4. University of Cambridge (England: Founded in 1209)
University of Cambridge was founded by scholars leaving Oxford after a dispute caused by the execution of two scholars in 1209 and royal charter was granted in 1231. University takes 1209 as its official anniversary. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world after the University of Oxford.
5. University of Salamanca (Spain: Founded in 1218)
University of Salamanca is a Spanish higher education institution which is located in the town of Salamanca. It was founded in 1134 and given the Royal charter of foundation. It is the oldest founded university in Spain and the third oldest European university in continuous operations.
6. University of Padua (Italy: Founded in 1222)
University of Padua is a premier Italian university located in the city of Padua, Italy. It was founded in 1222 as a school of law and was one of the most prominent universities in early modern Europe and it is among the earliest universities of the world and the second oldest in Italy.
7. University of Naples Federico II (Italy: Founded in 1224)
University of Naples Federico II is a university located in Naples, Italy, founded in 1224 and is organized into 13 faculties and world’s oldest state university and one of the oldest academic institutions in continuous operation. This university is named after its founder Frederick II.
8. University of Toulouse (France: Founded in 1229)
Université de Toulouse is a consortium of French universities, named after one of the earliest universities established in Europe in 1229 and including the successor universities to that earlier university.
9. University of Siena (Italy: Founded in 1240)
University of Siena in Siena, is one of the oldest universities and first publicly funded universities in Italy. The University of Siena was founded in 1240. The University of Siena is best known for its Schools of .