Athenaeum Illustre, Amsterdam

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  • The oldest university in Amsterdam with 7 faculties and 30000 students annually. The daughter of a friend of mine that we visited, studying at the Faculty of Economics and business. it 5000 students and it was founded nearly 100 years ago. the foundations of the University was laid in 1632 year, when was founded the school's golden age Athenaeum Illustre («illustrious Highness Athenaeum ") to teach students history and philosophy. A little later to deeply studied in school subjects were added to the theology, law and medicine. Excellent professional teachers, several Nobel Laureates came from here, such as the physicist Pieter Zeeman and chemist with a long name, which I don't recommend memorized.
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  • The stone archway (Vredeman de Vries, 1571), these days guarding the entrance to the old Agnieten chapel, was moved from the old city carpentry yard, located at the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, to this locati...  more »
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