University of Salamanca

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Public university in Salamanca, Spain

About University of Salamanca

According to Wikipedia, The University of Salamanca is a Spanish higher education institution, located in the city of Salamanca, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It was founded in 1218 by King Alfonso IX. It is the oldest university in the Hispanic world and one of the oldest in the world in continuous operation.

What Is University of Salamanca Known For?

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

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

Who Are University of Salamanca's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Pedro Calderón de la Barca
A Spanish dramatist .
Francisco Suárez
Francisco Suárez
A Spanish Jesuit priest, philosopher and theologian.
John of the Cross
John of the Cross
A Spanish mystic and Roman Catholic saint.
Francisco de Vitoria
Francisco de Vitoria
A Spanish philosopher.
Luis de Góngora
Luis de Góngora
A Spanish Baroque lyric poet .
Bernardino de Sahagún
Bernardino de Sahagún
A Spanish mesoamericanist.
Manuel Belgrano
Manuel Belgrano
An Argentine politician and military leader .
Luis de Molina
Luis de Molina
A Spanish priest and writer.
Francisco J. Ayala
Francisco J. Ayala
A Spanish-American philosopher and biologist.
Bartolomé de las Casas
Bartolomé de las Casas
A Spanish Dominican friar, historian, and social reformer.
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada
A Founder of Bogotá.
José Martínez Ruiz
José Martínez Ruiz
A Spanish novelist, essayist and literary critic.