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University of Bologna

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  1. one of the oldest continually operating degree-granting universities in the world, and the second largest university in Italy

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  2. Italian: Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, UNIBO

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  3. 's history is one of great thinkers in science and the humanities, making it an indispensable point of reference in the panorama of European culture

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  4. probably the first university founded in the western world (conventionally AD 1088, but the true date is uncertain) and since 2000, its motto has been Alma mater studiorum (Latin for "fostering mother of studies")

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  5. received a charter from Frederick I Barbarossa in 1158, but in the 19th century, a committee of historians led by Giosuè Carducci traced the birth of the University back to 1088, making it arguably the longest-lived university in the West

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