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University of Edinburgh


  • [This body was founded in 1593 as the College of Edinburgh or the Town's College by the Town Council of Edinburgh under Charter of King James VI dated 14 April 1582; called College of James VI; gradually came to be styled the University of Edinburgh.]
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  • Variants

    • Edinburgh University
    • Université d'Edimbourg
    • Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann
    • Academia Jacobi Sexti (Edinburgh, Lothian)
    • Edinburgh (Lothian). Academia Jacobi Sexti
    • Edinburgh (Lothian). University of Edinburgh
    • Universidad de Edimburgo
    • Universitas Academica Edinburgensis
    • Universität Edinburgh
    • Università di Edimburgo
    • Universiteit van Edinburgh
    • Universidade de Edimburgo
    • Uniwersytet Edynburski
    • Sveučilište u Edinburghu
    • Edinburghs universitet
    • Universitat d'Edimburg
    • Prifysgol Caeredin
    • Universitatea din Edinburgh
    • Edinburghin yliopisto
    • Edinburská univerzita
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Public universities and colleges
    • Associated Locale

        Scotland
    • Field of Activity

      Education, Higher

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  • Sources

    • found: Its Sir Walter Scott lectures, 1940-1948, 1950.
    • found: Victor Cousin, les idéologues et les Ecossais, 1985:t.p. (Université d'Edimbourg)
    • found: Gàidhealtachdan ùra, 2007:t.p. (Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann)
    • found: Liñeira, R. El estado de las autonomías en la opinión pública, 2014:flap (Universidad de Edimburgo)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed November 17, 2020:English Wikipedia (The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities. The university has five main campuses in the city of Edinburgh, which include many buildings of historical and architectural significance such as those in Old Town. Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann; Latin: Universitas Academica Edinburgensis; Type: Public university/ancient university) German Wikipedia (Die Universität Edinburgh) French Wikipedia (Université d'Édimbourg) Italian Wikipedia (Università di Edimburgo) Dutch Wikipedia (Universiteit van Edinburgh) Portuguese Wikipedia (Universidade de Edimburgo) Spanish Wikipedia (Universidad de Edimburgo) Polish Wikipedia (Uniwersytet Edynburski) Croatian Wikipedia (Sveučilište u Edinburghu) Swedish Wikipedia (Edinburghs universitet) Catalan Wikipedia (Universitat d'Edimburg) Welsh Wikipedia (Prifysgol Caeredin) Romanian Wikipedia (Universitatea din Edinburgh) Finnish Wikipedia (Edinburghin yliopisto) Czech Wikipedia (Edinburská univerzita) Slovenian Wikipedia (Univerza v Edinburgu)
  • General Notes

    • [This body was founded in 1593 as the College of Edinburgh or the Town's College by the Town Council of Edinburgh under Charter of King James VI dated 14 April 1582; called College of James VI; gradually came to be styled the University of Edinburgh.]
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  • Change Notes

    • 1980-03-28: new
    • 2020-11-18: revised
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