Tuesday, 10 June 2008

U for University of Utrecht in the Netherlands




Utrecht University (Universiteit Utrecht in Dutch) is a university in Utrecht, The Netherlands. It is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands and one of the largest in Europe. . It was established March 26, 1636,
The university's motto is "Sol Iustitiae Illustra Nos", which means "Sun of Justice, shine upon us"
Utrecht University is firmly founded on tradition. The University, which recently celebrated its 365th anniversary, has developed into one of Europe's largest and most prominent institutes of research and education. With 14 faculties, and 70 degree courses, which are attended by more than 20.000 students, Utrecht University offers a wider range of subjects than any other university in the Netherlands.
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20 comments:

Pernille's ting og tang said...

All three of your U-post is just wonderful. Here you have done a wonderful job with it! Very interesting to look at those "videos". Thank you for sharing:)

PS: Your link at Mr. Linky at Abc-Wednesday is wrong. Maby you can chance it so more people can see this wonderful "videos";)

Have a wonderful day:)

Petrus said...

Well I've learnt something today about UK Universities - thank you !

It was a good choice for the letter U

reader Wil said...

Thanks Pernille. How can I change the link at Mr.Linky?

reader Wil said...

Thank Petrus, your universities are a lot older than ours!

Kelly said...

Great U post! These buildings are beautiful!

Louis la Vache said...

Excellent selection of "U"s!

"Louis" thanks you for visiting San Francisco Bay Daily Photo and checking out his "U" post!

nonizamboni said...

Wonderful series on universities! I especially like Utrecht's motto.
Good choice and lovely photos.
Happy Wednesday!

p.s. at my age I decided I should celebrate a birthday whenever I need to, which can vary with the weather! :O)

Paulie said...

Good choices for U and very informative!

reader Wil said...

Thanks Kelly! Old buildings can tell us a lot of our history. They are often used in movies too and in TV series.

reader Wil said...

Merci encore pour votre visite. Votre blog est aussi très intéressant.

reader Wil said...

Hi nonizamboni!That motto at the Utrecht University in laid down in the floor of the entrance of the main building.
That's a great idea to celebrate a birthday whenever you feel like it!
Happy Wednesday!

reader Wil said...

Thanks Paulie! I am glad I met you all on blogspot!

Aileni said...

Amazing diligence but the reading is beyond me today. Thanks for the visit.

John said...

Great choises and very informativ U post.

Suburbia said...

Beautiful views :)

imac said...

Great work and great photos.

Thanks for visiting my blog and your kind comments

reader Wil said...

Aileni thanks for the visit! And say hello to your cats

Thanks for your visit John.

Suburbia you're a great writer! Thanks for your visit !

Imac, I liked visiting all those wonderful blogs including yours.

Hyde DP said...

An interesting set of pictures here.

Petunia said...

Very great skide show with lots of beautiful shots!

Petunia's ABC

reader Wil said...

Thank you Hyde and Petunia!