The trend of formal education dates back to hundreds of years ago and so does the concept of formal educational institutions or Universities. There are several universities in the world which were formed decades ago ad are still providing education to those who seek it.
Apart from the popular University of Cambridge and University of Oxford which are known for the fact that they have a certain legacy now since they were formed long back, there are many other Universities which have a certain popularity and goodwill because of their old buildings and experienced staff.
University of Bologna was formed in the year 1088 and is situated in Bologna, Italy. It is due to this fact that it is the oldest known public university in the world. The famous Oxford University of Oxford, UK dates back to 1096 and is still considered one of the best universities in the world.
This too is one of the oldest universities ever followed by University of Cambridge which is located in Cambridge, England, UK and was formed in the year 1209.University of Salamanca, University of Padua, University of Naples Federico II, University of Toulouse, University of Siena, University of Valladolid and University of Murcia are the other oldest universities in the world.