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University of Salamanca
Universidad de Salamanca
Latin: Universitas Studii Salamanticensis
MottoQuod natura non dat, Salmantica non praestat (Latin)
Motto in EnglishWhat Nature doesn't give, Salamanca won't provide
EstablishedUnknown; teaching existed since at least 1130. It was chartered by the pope in 1218.[1]
RectorDaniel Hernández Ruipérez
Academic staff2,453 [2]
Admin. staff1,252 [2]
Studentsca. 28,000 [3]
Doctoral students2,240 [3]
LocationSalamanca, Spain
AffiliationsEUA, Coimbra Group

The University of Salamanca (Spanish: Universidad de Salamanca) is a Spanish higher education institution. It is in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It was established in 1134 and given the Royal charter of establishment by King Alfonso IX in 1218.

The University of Salamanca was one of 100 finalists for the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007.[4]


  1. ÁLVAREZ VILLAR, Julián (1993), La Universidad de Salamanca: arte y tradiciones, ISBN 847481751X
  2. 2.0 2.1 University of Salamanca. "Personal" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 University of Salamanca. "Estudiantes" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  4. "Lista de 100 finalistas de Nuestros 12 Tesoros de España". 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2014-10-06. 

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