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Universities

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  • Universities — • The principal Catholic foundations have been treated in special articles; here the general aspects of the subject are presented Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Universities     Universities …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Universities UK — Formation 1918 Headquarters Woburn House Location London Membership 133 universities, university colleges and colleges of higher education …   Wikipedia

  • Universities UK — ist eine Interessengemeinschaft der britischen Universitäten. Sie entstand im 19. Jahrhundert aus dem Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom (CVCP). Damals handelte es sich um informelle Treffen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • universities —    During the postwar period, universities underwent a series of significant and revolutionary changes. Up until the Robbins Report (1963), chaired by Lionel (later Lord) Robbins, universities were relatively autonomous academic republics… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • UNIVERSITIES — Jewish interest in education, including its advanced forms, goes back to the early history of the people. Specialists in the history of education, both Jewish and non Jewish, have long recognized that the academy of ancient Judea and Babylonia… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Universities —    The university as known in the European world was a creation of the 12th and 13th centuries. Bologna, which was Italy s oldest university, emerged out of the teaching of law in that city dur ing the late 11th century and gradually developed… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Universities —    Bologna University was founded in 1088 and is usually regarded as the oldest university in the world. Several other Italian universities, notably Naples and Padua, date back to the 13th century. The modern history of the Italian university… …   Historical Dictionary of modern Italy

  • universities —    The oldest Spanish universities date from the early thirteenth century, and they reached a peak of prestige in the Renaissance period. In the eighteenth century they came under the influence of the Enlightenment, with the introduction of new… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • Universities —    Whether old and esteemed (e.g., Heidelberg and Leipzig) or newly organized (Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Cologne), Germany s thirty uni versities and Technische Hochschulen set the stage for sustained unrest and were a stronghold for antidemocratic …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Universities — University U ni*ver si*ty, n.; pl. {Universities}. [OE. universite, L. universitas all together, the whole, the universe, a number of persons associated into one body, a society, corporation, fr. universus all together, universal: cf. F.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Universities —    The first university founded in the Netherlands was at Louvain (1425). After the Revolt against Spain, universities were also founded in the northern provinces: Leiden in Holland (1575), Franeker in Frisia (1585; liquidated in 1811), Groningen …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

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