In amongst the ordinary buildings of our world, there are some true masterpieces in the form of universities and colleges around the world. In this article, Bright Side takes an international tour of the most beautiful towers, castles, and converted hotels where everyone dreams of studying!
1. University of Notre Dame, Idaho, USA
The University of Notre Dame contains landmarks such as the famous Golden Dome, featured above. It is ranked as one of the top universities and research institutions in the States.
2. University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Located in the very heart of Manila, the University of Santo Tomas is the oldest existing university in the whole of Asia.
3. Berry College, Georgia, USA
This liberal arts college opens parts of its sweeping grounds to the public for activities such as hiking and horseback riding. In addition to being beautiful, the grounds also host a deer population.
4. University of Otago, New Zealand
This university has it all: gorgeous buildings like the neo-gothic tower pictured above, and plenty of natural beauty including surrounding gardens and an adjacent river.
5. University of Bologna, Italy
The oldest university in the world, Bologna is filled with stunning archways and rows of columns dating all the way back to 1088.
6. Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Founded by Queen Victoria, this university in Belfast has over 300 buildings and includes several Nobel prize winners amongst its alumni