2020 The World’s Most Beautiful Universities
University campuses aren’t only sites of incredible learning, they are also sites of incredible beauty.
Here are five of the world’s most beautiful universities for the year 2018.
No list of the most beautiful universities in the world can fail to mention the University of Cambridge, one of the most recognizable universities in the world.
Not only is the university housed in old, gothic stone buildings, but the whole city of Cambridge is picture perfect.
What is more, kings, popes, and some of the world’s greatest thinkers have wandered these incredible halls.
Peking University is situated near the Qing dynasty Summer Palace and former imperial gardens, providing it a rich template for creating a beautiful university grounds.
The design included traditional architecture and played on the original landscaping of the area, creating a look of a university fit for Chinese royalty.
Peking University isn’t just a pretty face. It’s also an excellent research university and is situated in the Beijing, one of the most cosmopolitan places on earth.
Only half an hour from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam, Leiden University is situated in the small Dutch town of Leiden.
Leiden University is quintessentially Dutch in the best way. It is home to beautiful gardens, historic gatehouses, and the walk between classes includes traveling down the same cobblestone streets that once inspired the likes of Rembrandt van Rijn, who resided in the city.
Flagler College is located in the center of St. Augustine, Florida. Compared to other listed universities, it is both relatively small and new. However, its campus is incredibly unique.
The buildings were created in the Spanish colonial style of the town, which is the oldest city in America and founded in 1565. Palm trees sway in the wind and old streets, houses, and the Atlantic Ocean is only a short walk away.
Trinity College Dublin is a major attraction not only for the brightest pupils in Ireland and around the world but for tourists as well.
The campus, set in Dublin’s city center, features gorgeous greens perfect for lazing around in with fellow classmates on days when it isn’t raining. When the weather isn’t right, the Old Library is potentially the most beautiful place in the world to settle in for a long day of studying.
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