TITLE

440-year History of University Education in Olomouc

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Czech Business & Trade;2007, Issue 1/2, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Olomouc has been a significant centre of erudition and culture since the Middle Ages. The history of the Olomouc University starts in 1566 with the establishment of a Jesuit college, which received the same rights as other European universities in 1573. This second oldest university (after Charles University) in the Czech Republic not only influenced Moravia and Silesia, but many times its influence reached as far as Austria, Germany, Poland, East Europe, and Scandinavia. The University is connected with the names of many excellent scientists, e.g. Jakub Kresa (‘Euclid of the West’) and the founder of genetics, Gregor Mendel.
ACCESSION #
24103496

 

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