Showing posts with label Education. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Education. Show all posts

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Who Was the Founder of WORLD'S First University?



Fatima Muhammad Al-Fihri , a Muslim woman, child of Muhammed Al-Fihri, a wealthy merchant. She migrated from the city Kairouan, (located present day in Tunisia) to Fes (modern day in Morocco). She inherited her father's fortune and decided to build an educational institution. 
In 859, she founded University of Al-karaouine, the World's first university, which was able to grant degree in higher education capacity. 




Source: "Sacred Destinations." Kairaouine Mosque. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Sept. 2013. 
<http://www.sacred-destinations.com/morocco/fes-kairaouine-mosque>.


What is the Name of the World's First University? Where's Located?


Have you ever wondered, what is the name of the world's first university, where was it located? Based on my research, I found it out that the name of the first University in the world is 

  • Name: University of Al-Karaouine"
  • Location:  Fes, Morrocco. 
  • Founded by: It was founded in approximately 859 by Fatima Al- Fihri, (a Woman). 
  • Study Area: Natural Sciences. 
  • Until 1957, it added mathematics, physics, chemistry and foreign languages


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Source: "Top 10 Oldest Universities in the World: Ancient Colleges." Top 10 Oldest Universities in the World Ancient Colleges Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Sept. 2013. <http://collegestats.org/articles/2009/12/top-10-oldest-universities-in-the-world-ancient-colleges/>.

How many words are there in English?

Unfortunately, there's no exact count of the number of words in the English language because languages are flexible and expanding.