Universities in the Middle Ages
The university has proved to be one of the most enduring legacies that the Middle Ages has bequeathed to the modern world. This essay examines the concept of the medieval university, deals with the origins and subsequent expansion of the university movement, and analyzes the phenomenon of student power in southern Europe. Parallels are made throughout between medieval and modern universities to give an added perspective to the understanding of these institutions.
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A.B. Cobban benefice Bolognese model canon law career Cathedral centre College of Spain degree early universities endowed episcopal established Europe's universities European faculties fifteenth century fourteenth and fifteenth fourteenth century French provincial universities German universities graduates guild of masters institutions intellectual Irnerius Italy late fifteenth later medieval period later medieval universities later Middle Ages lecturers magisterial masters and students Medieval English Universities migration modern universities Montpellier old-established universities organisation Oxford and Cambridge Padua papal curia Parisian poor scholars Pope power at Bologna professional Rashdall Roman law salaried lectureships Salerno secular colleges sixteenth society southern Europe status student controls student fees student power student-university studium teaching doctors teaching masters teaching staff tenure thirteenth century Toulouse twelfth century undergraduate universities of southern University of Bologna University of Cambridge University of Liverpool University of Paris University of Salamanca University of Toulouse university teachers university's vocational