10 place: Moscow State University named after М.V. Lomonosov
Moscow University is considered to be the oldest Russian university. It was founded in 1755, and its establishment became possible thanks to the activities of an outstanding scientist and encyclopedist, the first Russian academician Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov. The construction of the Main Building of the Moscow State University on the Lenin Hills began in July 1949, and the grand opening took place in September 1953.
9 place: Trinity College (Dublin)
Trinity College in Dublin was founded in 1592. The big hall (Long Room) in the Old Library makes a special impression, along the central corridor of which marble busts of philosophers and writers lined up on both sides. In the college building films were often shot.
8 place: University of Grenoble-Alps
Not every university can boast a view of the mountain peaks, but this one is an exception. Located in the French city of Grenoble, the university looks directly at the French Alps. The campus covers 175 hectares, so students have a great opportunity to take a walk after classes and breathe fresh air.
7 place: Uppsala University
The main building of Uppsala University was designed by the architect Herman Theodor Holmgren in the Romanesque style. The university was built in the 1880s and has largely retained its original appearance.
6 place: Gdańsk Polytechnic University
The university campus of the Gdańsk University of Technology is made in several architectural styles. The main building (pictured below) is designed in the style of neo-Renaissance and is one of the most recognizable buildings of the university. Around the campus are many statues, for example, statues of owls (a symbol of knowledge and wisdom) and a lion that holds the arms of the city of Gdansk.
5 place: Aarhus University
Aarhus University is located in the second largest city in Denmark. This university is an excellent example of how the creation of man and the creation 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.
By the way, this is just it at the top.
4 place: University of Rostock
The University of Rostock is one of the oldest universities in Germany, and every year the city attracts more and more students. Many of the buildings are built in the Gothic style. The main building of the university (below) is located next to a large park and a fountain.
3 place: Coimbra University
Founded in 1290, Coimbra University in Portugal is located on a hillside overlooking the eponymous town. The center of the university, known as the “university city”, 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
The 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 educational institution to offer courses for international students. The old city of Salamanca, which includes many university buildings, is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
1 st place: University of Bologna
The University of Bologna in Italy is considered the oldest university in the world, which was founded in 1088. Being the oldest permanent university, it is also the most beautiful university not only in Europe, but even in the world. At least so believes the magazine Times Higher Education, compiled a selection of the most beautiful universities in the world.
A rich university library contains more than 200 thousand volumes.