Oldest Universities In The World

Oldest Universities In The World

University of Al-Karaouine, Fes, Morocco, originally was a masjid founded in 859 by Fatima al-Fihri, a Muslim woman. It developed into one of the leading universities for natural sciences. This university is considered the oldest continuously-operating degree-granting university in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Source: Muslim Museum Initiative

 

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