University of Salamanca

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University of Salamanca
Universidad de Salamanca
Latin: Universitas Studii Salamanticensis
MottoOmnium scientiarum princeps Salmantica docet (Latin)
Motto in English
The principles of all sciences are taught in Salamanca
TypePublic
Established1218[1]
Academic affiliations
EUA, Coimbra Group
RectorRicardo Rivero Ortega
Academic staff
2,453[2]
Administrative staff
1,252[2]
Studentsca. 28,000[3]
2,240[3]
Location, ,
40°57′41″N 5°40′01″W / 40.96133760°N 5.66692510°W / 40.96133760; -5.66692510Coordinates: 40°57′41″N 5°40′01″W / 40.96133760°N 5.66692510°W / 40.96133760; -5.66692510
CampusUrban/College Town
Colours  Carmine
Websitewww.usal.es
Universidad de Salamanca logo

The University of Salamanca (Spanish: Universidad de Salamanca) is a Spanish higher education institution. It is in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It was established in 1134 and given the Royal charter of establishment by King Alfonso IX in 1218.

The University of Salamanca was one of 100 finalists for the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Álvarez Villar, Julián (1972). La Universidad de Salamanca: arte y tradiciones. p. 13. ISBN 847481751X.
  2. 2.0 2.1 University of Salamanca. "Personal" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2008-09-15.
  3. 3.0 3.1 University of Salamanca. "Estudiantes" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2008-09-15.
  4. "Lista de 100 finalistas de Nuestros 12 Tesoros de España". Sobreturismo.es. 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2014-10-06.