Pavia: University - Università
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Pavia: University - Università

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Pavia is a relatively a small city, not far from Milan, famous for its University, one of the oldest of the western world.
An educational istitution was already documented in 9th century but the actual University was officially founded in 1361 by the Emperor of the Roman Empire Charles IV.
The 360 Photo presents the highly symmetric entrance court to the University, that is still today a center of culture with over 20.000 students in various faculties.

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Pavia is the capital of a fertile province known for agricultural products including wine, rice, cereals, and dairy products. Some industries located in the suburbs do not disturb the peaceful atmosphere which comes from the preservation of the city's past and the climate of study and meditation associated with its ancient University. The University of Pavia, together with the IUSS (Institute for Advanced Studies of Pavia), the Ghislieri College, the Borromeo College, the Nuovo College, the Santa Caterina College and the EDiSU, belongs to the Pavia Study System. Furthermore, Pavia is the see city of the Roman Catholic diocese of Pavia.

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