The beauty of the famous universities in the world
Journal Times Higher Education has made a selection of the most beautiful universities in the world. Among them - the Moscow State University.
10th place: Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov
Moscow University is considered the oldest Russian university. It was founded in 1755, and its establishment was made possible through the work of prominent scientist, the first Russian Academician Mikhail Lomonosov. Construction of the main building of Moscow State University on Lenin Hills began in July 1949, and the grand opening took place in September 1953.
Rank 9: (Dublin) Trinity College
Trinity College in Dublin was founded in 1592. Particular impressive great hall (Long Room) in the Old Library, along the central corridor is lined on both sides of the marble busts of philosophers and writers. The college building is often made films.
8 place: University of Grenoble - Alpes
Not every university can boast views of the mountains, but this one - the exception. Located in the French city of Grenoble, the University is looking straight at the French Alps. Campus occupies 175 hectares, so that students have a great opportunity to take a walk after school and get some fresh air.
7th place: Uppsala University
The main building of Uppsala University was designed by architect Herman Theodor Holmgren in the Romanesque style. The University was built in 1880 and largely retained their original appearance.
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Campus of the Gdansk University of Technology made in several architectural styles. The main building (pictured below) is designed in the neo-Renaissance style and is one of the most recognizable buildings of the University. Around the campus there are many statues, such as the owl statue (a symbol of knowledge and wisdom) and a lion that holds the coat of arms of the city of Gdansk.
5 th place: Aarhus University
Aarhus University is located in the second largest city in Denmark. This university is a great example of how human creations and creatures of nature can coexist in harmony. The main building of the University is considered one of the 12 most significant architectural works in Danish history.
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4th: University of Rostock
Rostock University is one of the oldest universities in Germany, and every year the city attracts more and more students. Many of the buildings were built in the Gothic style. The main university building (below) is located next to a large park and a fountain.
3rd place: University of Coimbra
Founded in 1290, the University of Coimbra in Portugal is located on a hillside with a view of the same city. University Center, known as the "university city", - this is the old Royal Palace, a stunning white building. There is a clock tower - one of the most recognizable symbols of the university.
2 nd place: University of Salamanca
University of Salamanca in Spain is the oldest university in Spain and the third oldest in the world. It was founded in 1134 and was the first institution to offer courses to overseas students. Old City of Salamanca, which includes many university buildings, recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Site.
1st place: University of Bologna
University of Bologna in Italy, is considered the oldest university in the world, which was founded in 1088. Being the oldest continuously operating university, he is also the most beautiful university not only in Europe but even in the world. At least so says Times Higher Education magazine, to compile the most beautiful universities in the world.
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