Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Harvard University, the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, is a private university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts; founded on October, 28th 1636. It is considered one of the most famous universities and 45 Nobel Prize winners have come out of its ranks and eight US presidents and other heads of states of the world also as personalities worldwide. .Known as the richest university in the world attracting students from across the globe. The real college, as we know it today, was founded in 1636 but only in 1639 it takes its name thanks to John Harvard, Puritan minister who had bequeathed his library and half his estate to the young institution and the name of university, was given in 1780. Between 1869 and 1909 she became a modern university with the schools of business, dentistry and arts and sciences. In 1879 women were admitted with the creation of the Harvard Annex. The construction of twelve student dormitories, each with a dining hall and a library with cultural, social and sports activities was made. Today it has nine faculties. Harvard also has several museums and exhibition centers and has several troops of amateur artists; each year 450 concerts and 70 theater performances are played on the campus. Several campus buildings are classified as historical heritage.

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There are several scholarship schemes and subsidies to get in, they do not take into account the economic situation of students, all of them are possible candidates.
During the first year it’s required to reside in the campus.
There is the possibility to attend courses on the web.