Paradise For Academics
The old lady, Europe, gave the world intellectual elite, partly thanks to prestigious institutions for higher education. Good investment for the future is to invest in your own knowledge. We present you our choice of prestigious universities.
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
The contribution of graduates of Cambridge in the creation of the modern world is amazing – the Newton’s laws of motion; Rutherford’s splitting atoms, the evolution of Darwin, Turing’s computer prototype, Crick and Watson with their DNA discovery… Founded in 1209th of Oxford scholars who resigned after a dispute with the local population, Cambridge now employs over 8000 people and has about 19000 of students. It is the birthplace of the web camera, and boasts with the fact that it spawned a large number of celebrities such as actor Hugh Laurie, Sasha Baron Cohen, actress Tilda Swinton and Emma Thompson and director Sam Mendez.
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Twenty-six British prime ministers, at least 30 world leaders, 12 saints, 20 archbishops are the best recommendation for this University. College life is practically designed at the Oxford in the 13th century. The third oldest university in the world offers a choice of 38 colleges and six permanent homes for its 12000 students. His students were Oscar Wilde, J. R. R. Tolkien, and the Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and actors Hugh Grant and Kate Beckinsale.
University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Once back in the 1582nd when Scotland get its fourth university, England had only two. Today, it has over 24000 students – three times more than employees – and an annual turnover of over 400 million pounds. Edinburgh with seven campuses is home to medical students with a value of 40 million pounds. Among its graduates is the writer Arthur Conan Doyle.
University of Vienna, Austria
The oldest university in the world whose official language is German, founded in 1365th provided a remarkable contribution to medicine of 20th century, giving five Nobel Prize winners. Among the laureates are Erwin Schrödinger,pioneer of the modern wave mechanics, and Friedrich von Hayek, economist. Two Technological Universities (Catholic and Protestant) are only the part of the offer of 19 universities on which are near 85000 students.
University of Barcelona, Spain
More than half of Catalonia’s student population attending the four campuses of the University of Barcelona, wearing regalia of Alfonso V since 1450, half a century after the request of Pope to King Martin. Annually, nearly 2000 graduate students and 450 doctors of science getting their degrees near dormitory, close to 91000 students, which teaches more than 4000 professors.
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France
Under the nickname X, a leading French engineering higher educational institution is located just 15 kilometers from Paris. It was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte, and still has traces of military history. For majority of 2000 students, 700 graduate students and 660 teachers, it is the perfect road to the higher circles of French society.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
You don’t have to be Albert Einstein to study here – every citizen of Switzerland who passed the matriculation is desirable as a student. ETH Zurich (Federal Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1855.) is enrolled by 15000 students in 16 faculties. Einstein got his degree here in 1901th.