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University of Manchester

The University of Manchester was created in 2004 by the amalgamation of the Victoria University of Manchester and the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). After 100 hundred years of working closely together both institutions agreed to form a single university, and on 22 October 2004 they …

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University of Westminster

The University of Westminster was founded as Britain’s first polytechnic in 1838. It gained University status in 1992, bringing the right to award its own degrees and to participate in publicly funded research. Today’s University, with 22,000 students, is far bigger than its predecessors and is structured into four campuses …

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University of Oulu

The University of Oulu (Finnish: Oulun yliopisto) is one of the most reputed universities in Finland, located in the city of Oulu. It was founded on July 8, 1958. Their research and education community is 16 000 students and 3000 employees strong, and one of the biggest and the most …

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University of Natural Resources & Applied Life Sciences

University of Natural Resources & Applied Life Sciences, Vienna or simply BOKU (derived from its German name, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, literally Vienna University for Soil Culture), first started in the year 1872 with very limited number of students. The main building of the university today was built in 1894. …

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Autonomous University of Barcelona

The Autonomous University of Barcelona also known as UAB (Catalan: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) is a public university mostly located near the city of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. The history of the UAB begins on 6 June 1968, when the decree on the creation of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona …

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ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich, Switzerland is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. Founded in 1855, ETH Zurich today has more than 18,500 students from over 110 countries, including 4,000 doctoral students.  Twenty-one Nobel Laureates which includes Albert Einstein and most recent Richard F. Heck have studied, taught or …

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Umeå University

Umeå University (Swedish: Umeå universitet) is a university in Umeå region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest in Sweden. During 1965 there were only about 2,000 students. Today the total of students – including those at the postgraduate level – is approximately 34,200. …

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University of Strasbourg

The University of Strasbourg in Strasbourg, France, Strasbourg is the second most international university city in France (after Paris). Today, the University of Strasbourg counts 42000 students, offers initial and further education in a wide range of academic fields and is an international player in scientific research. In 1970 it …

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National University of Ireland

The National University of Ireland, Galway first opened its doors to 63 students on 30th October 1849 and the University, then known as Queen’s College was born. The University was one of three Queen’s Colleges. Since then the campus has been constantly evolving to accommodate large number of students.‌ Today, …

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RWTH Aachen University

With RWTH Aachen University having 260 institutes in nine faculties, RWTH Aachen is among the leading European scientific and research institutions. 42,298 students in 144 courses of study are registered for the winter semester of 2014/15, including 7,056 international students from more than 120 countries. Teaching at RWTH Aachen University …

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known world-wide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff …

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University of Helsinki

The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest university in Finland. It has repeatedly been ranked among world’s top universities. The University is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki wants to strengthen its position among the world’s leading …

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