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世界上最古老的十个顶尖大学!-英国小队长
10 of the Oldest Universities in the World

Centers of higher education have been around for hundreds of years, and even millennia in some cases. But not all withstand the test of time. Over the centuries, many of the world’s oldest universities have disbanded, split into autonomous colleges or become modernized beyond all recognition.
The ancient institutions that have stuck around are significant not only for their historic legacies成都砂舞 , but also for proving their ability to adapt to modern contexts and remain relevant in a globalized world in spite of intense competition. Many of theoldest universities in the worldare also among the most prestigious and popular, offering a rich mixture of historic heritage and contemporary outlook.
Here we cover some of the oldest universities in the world, all of which feature in one of theQS rankings. Most are located in Europe, due to the particularly impressive number of longstanding and still-operating universities in this region, but there’s also an African representative to consider.
**Note – this is not intended to be a list of the 10 oldest universities in order of establishment; instead it highlights 10 of the oldest universities which also have a high international ranking.**1. University of Bologna

Location:Italy
Established in:1088
The ‘Nourishing Mother of the Studies’ according to its Latin motto, theUniversity of Bolognawas founded in 1088 and, having never been out of operation, holds the title of the oldest university in the world. Until relatively modern times巨兽岛 , the university only taught doctorate studies, but today it has a diverse range of programs at all levels. Located in Bologna天下第一奸雄 , Italy少年卫斯理 , it has an enrollment of around 84,200 students三菱蓝瑟evo , of which 30,000 are postgraduates. Famous alumni include three popes, numerous businessmen and several Italian politicians. The University of Bologna is ranked 208thin theQS World University Rankings? 2016-2017.2. University of Oxford

Location:United Kingdom
Established in:1096-1167
With an alumni list that includes 27 UK Prime Ministers, 20 Archbishops of Canterbury, 12 saints, 27 Nobel laureates, 47 Nobel Prize winners and one Sir Stephen Hawking, theUniversity of Oxfordis as respected as it is old. While the university’s exact foundation date remains a little vague, evidence of teaching dates as far back as 1096李信樵 , and some claim it was established even earlier. Currently 6thin the world rankings, the University of Oxford is truly one of the highest-ranked and oldest universities in the world范冬雨 , catering to a student community of around 22,600 and operating the largest university press in the world.3. University of Salamanca

Location:Spain
Established in:1134
Another of the oldest universities in Europe, theUniversity of Salamancawas founded in 1134 and given the Royal Charter in 1218. Spain’s oldest institution, after the now defunct University of Palencia, the University of Salamanca is located to the west of Madrid. To add to its historic aura, it was the institution where Christopher Columbus made a case to obtain royal support for his Indies expedition in the late 15thcentury. The University of Salamanca is now ranked in the 651-700 range* of the QS World University Rankings and caters to over 30,000 students across nine campuses.4. University of Paris

Location:France
Established in:1160-1250
Established between 1160 and 1250 in the French capital, theUniversity of Paris石真语 , often known as ‘la Sorbonne’, is known to have been one of the first established universities in Europe. As history goes, the University of Paris was suspended from operating between 1793 and 1896, following the French Revolution. Today, the University of Paris is scattered throughout the city, having been divided into 13 autonomous institutions in 1970, all of which maintain the high reputation of the original university. Of these 13, the highest ranked areUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie(UPMC, joint 141stin the world rankings),Université Paris-Sorbonne(Paris IV. 221stin the world) andUniversité Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne(joint 228th).5. University of Cambridge

Location:UK
Established in:1209
Established in 1209 by a group of scholars leaving the University of Oxford due to political conflicts, theUniversity of Cambridgetoday marginally out-ranks its elder, currently placed 4thin the world. Sharing many common traditions,Oxford and Cambridgemaintain a healthy sense of rivalry, which comes to a head in the famous annual Boat Race event. Cambridge has nearly 19,000 students, of which 4,100 come from outside the EU.

6. University of Padua

Location:Italy
Established in:1222
The University of Padua –Università di Padovaor UNIPD – was founded in 1222 (although some evidence puts it before this date) and is one of a number of medieval universities in Italy still operating. Currently ranked joint 338thin the world rankings女校先生 , the Università di Padova is notable for its revolutionary early research in astronomy, law, medicine and philosophy. It now hosts around 61,000 students in the city of Padua, the setting of William Shakespeare’s famous playThe Taming of the Shrew. In 1545, the Università di Padova established the Botanical Garden of Padova高泽文微博 , now one of the oldest academic gardens in the world. It also runs nine museums.7. University of Naples Federico II

Location:Italy
Established in:1224 (1258)
Founded in 1224 by Frederick II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, theUniversity of Naples - Federico IIis located in Naples, Italy’s third-largest city and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The University of Naples Federico II is placed 481-490in the world rankings, teaching a wide range of programs to a student community of around 100,000. Among its most famous historic alumni it boasts philosopher and theologian Thomas Aquinas.8. University of Siena

Location:Italy
Established in:1240
Located in the small city of Siena in the Tuscany region, theUniversity of Sienais another of the oldest universities in the world with a strong global standing, currently at 701+ in the world rankings. With enrolment numbers upwards of 20,000, the University of Siena campus comprises almost half of the city’s entire population. The city center itself耀世丹圣, also of historic importance, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is visited annually by over 160,000 tourists who come for the food, the arte2go , the museums and the medieval heritage.9. University of Coimbra

Location:Portugal
Established in:1290
Although originally established in the Portuguese capital in 1290, theUniversity of Coimbra(451-460 in the world rankings), was relocated a number of times by demanding kings祖莹偷读 , finally ending up in Coimbra, the country’s third-largest urban center and home to much Roman-era history. With a student community of almost 25,000赤印 , the University of Coimbra has been through many radical reforms, and for decades of the 18thcentury it was the only operating university in Portugal. In 2013彩虹云点播 , the University of Coimbra was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in recognition of its historical buildings, open courtyard, cultural traditions and stunning city-wide views.10. Al-Azhar University

Location:Egypt
Established in:970 AD
Despite not gaining university status until 1961吴正莲 ,Al-Azhar Universitywas established as early as 970 AD in Cairo, Egypt. Originally a ‘madrasa’, teaching students from primary to tertiary level, Al-Azhar University was first known as a center of Islamic learning but has since developed a modern curriculum of secular subjects, ensuring its survival. Through its time, the school has seen much political instability, most notably in the 12thcentury when a new dynasty took power and destroyed over 100,000 texts. Today, Al-Azhar University is ranked 701+ in the world rankings匪夷所思造句 , and 35thin theQS University Rankings: Arab Region 2016. In addition to traditional studies, the school also offers programs in business渔猎弹弓网 , economics, science, medicine, engineering and agriculture.
Did you know…敖尼玛 ?The oldest university in Asia was founded in 1611 (University of Santo Tomas,鞠婧袆 the Philippines), theoldest university in the USwas established in 1636 (Harvard University, Massachusetts)徐传化 , and the oldest university in Australia was established in 1850 (University of Sydney, New South Wales).
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