University of Bourges

#1059
Most Influential School

University in France

About University of Bourges

According to Wikipedia, The University of Bourges was a university located in Bourges, France. It was founded by Louis XI in 1463 and closed during the French Revolution.Until the mid-17th century, lack of suitable legal training at home meant many Scots seeking to practice law studied at Bourges, Paris or Orléans; thereafter, most did so at Leyden University in the Dutch Republic.

What Is University of Bourges Known For?

University of Bourges is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Bourges's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Bourges's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Bourges's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Law, and Philosophy. Here are some of University of Bourges's most famous alumni:

Christoph, Count of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch
A Count of Hohenzollern-Haigerloch.
Franciscus Junius
Franciscus Junius
A Huguenot theologian.
Jean Passerat
Jean Passerat
A French writer.
Jacques Amyot
Jacques Amyot
A French writer.
René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur
A French scientist.
Conrad Gessner
Conrad Gessner
A Swiss physician, bibliographer and naturalist .
John Calvin
John Calvin
A French Protestant reformer.