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In the world rankings of universities, the University of Cambridge invariably takes the highest places, competing with Oxford for the title of the best university. In addition, Cambridge is one of the richest universities in Europe.
Cambridge University (Cambridge University or University of Cambridge), one of the oldest universities in Europe and the second oldest in the UK, was founded in 1209 by scientists who left the University of Oxford due to conflict with the local population. In 1214, they developed a set of rules and laws that became the basis of the academic and everyday life of the University of Cambridge. In addition to religious studies (theology), the first Cambridge students studied philosophy, logic, mathematics and classical languages. Later, other exact sciences and humanities were added to the list of compulsory subjects. Continue reading