Besides their educational role, many universities fulfill a cultural role, becoming tourist attractions.
Here are the most beautiful and famous universities in the world:
University of Aarhus, Denmark
Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark and is internationally recognized as a college town.
Residents can rightly proud of Aarhus University, founded in 1931.
Complex student from Aarhus impresses by the architecture slightly rustic look, with red bricks and roofing tiles.
University of Coimbra, Portugal
One of the oldest institutions of higher education in Europe, Coimbra University was established in 1920 in Lisbon. In the sixteenth century it was moved to Coimbra.
Architectural complex is located on a hill and the entrance is an iron gate with carvings Mannerist style.
University Library was opened in the early eighteenth century and has an impressive collection of old Portuguese books, manuscripts and media.
In every spring, there is a tradition student party called - Quiema das Fitas.
McGill University, Montreal
Founded in 1821 by James McGill, Montreal University differs by special buildings made in Gothic style.
University of Bologna
In the Italian city of Bologna is the oldest university in the world. University of Bologna was founded in 1088 and is distinguished by its buildings with red roof and the columns that get you thinking about the time Antiquity. Among the graduates of this University is on the list the poet and philosopher Dante Aligheri, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus and Romano Prodi, former prime minister of Italy.
Trinity College, Dublin
Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, Trinity College is the oldest university in Ireland and one of his former students he found on Jonathan Swift, Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde.
This complex, from the sixteenth century, hosts many glorious buildings, groomed lawns, cobbled squares. Here is found campus.