Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World
7. University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy, Founded in 1224)
The University of Naples Federico II is maybe one of the the oldest universities
Founded by Frederick II, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
The University of Naples Federico II is a university located in Naples, Italy. It was founded in 1224 and is organized into 13 faculties. It is the world’s oldest state university and one of the oldest academic institutions in continuous operation. The university is named after its founder Frederick II.
The University of Naples Federico II was founded by emperor of the Holy Roman Empire Frederick II on 5 June 1224. It is the most ancient state-supported institution of higher education and research in the world. One of the most famous students of this university was Roman Catholic theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas.