Monday, September 4, 2017

Fact of the Day: University of Bologna

The oldest university in the world is the University of Bologna in Italy. It was founded in the year 1088. 

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanks for the info:)

Lux G. said...

Cool trivia!

Pat Hatt said...

Damn, if it put its fees up every year like the current ones you'd need to be a billionaire to go there.

RO said...

Wow! I would never even think that a university would have started that early. Hugs...and Happy Labor Day!

Moving with Mitchell said...

Who would've thought it!

Mary Kirkland said...

Wow, that's a long dang time.

Birgit said...

I love it and imagine going to this actual university

Christine said...

interesting

Martha said...

Wow! That goes way back!

Huggybear said...

The Italians or Italy in those days was the place of learning.
I'm surprised that people didn't know that.
Colin

stephen Hayes said...

I new it was old, but I didn't know it was the first.

bj said...

very interesting...

Fundy Blue said...

This really surprised me, Adam. I actually went on line and checked. You were right!