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  2. Warsaw University of Technology - Wikipedia

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    The origins of Warsaw University of Technology date back to 1826 when engineering education was begun in the Warsaw Institute of Technology. In 2018, Times Higher Education ranked the university within the global 601-800 band.

  3. Paris Dauphine University - Wikipedia

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    International rankings 2020: As a part of Université PSL , Dauphine is ranked 36th-best university in the world according to the Shanghai ranking [16] 2019: As a part of Université PSL , Dauphine is ranked 4th-best young university in the world according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings [17]

  4. King's College London - Wikipedia

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    King's College, so named to indicate the patronage of King George IV, was founded in 1829 (though the roots of King's medical school, St. Thomas, date back to the 16th century with recorded first teaching in 1561) in response to the theological controversy surrounding the founding of "London University" (which later became University College, London) in 1826.

  5. Heriot-Watt University - Wikipedia

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    Heriot-Watt University (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Heriot-Watt) is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland.It was established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the world's first mechanics' institute, and subsequently granted university status by royal charter in 1966.

  6. University of Rome Tor Vergata - Wikipedia

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    In the 2021 Best Global Universities Ranking by U.S. News & World Report L.P., the University of Rome Tor Vergata was ranked 243rd in the world, 106th in Europe and 12th in Italy. On the other hand, according to 2022 QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings , the university was ranked respectively 494th ...

  7. London School of Economics - Wikipedia

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    Origins. The London School of Economics was founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, initially funded by a bequest of £20,000 from the estate of Henry Hunt Hutchinson. . Hutchinson, a lawyer and member of the Fabian Society, left the money in trust, to be put "towards advancing its [The Fabian Society's] objects in any way they [the trustees] deem advisabl

  8. Delft University of Technology - Wikipedia

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    Yet another Act, passed on 22 May 1905, changed the name of the school to Technical College (Institute) of Delft (Technische Hoogeschool Delft, from 1934 Technische Hogeschool Delft), emphasizing the academic quality of the education. Polytechnic was granted university rights and was allowed to award academic degrees.

  9. Smolensk air disaster - Wikipedia

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    On 10 April 2010, a Tupolev Tu-154 aircraft operating Polish Air Force Flight 101 crashed near the Russian city of Smolensk, killing all 96 people on board.Among the victims were the president of Poland, Lech Kaczyński, and his wife, Maria, the former president of Poland in exile, Ryszard Kaczorowski, the chief of the Polish General Staff and other senior Polish military officers, the ...