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University of Salamanca
Universidad de Salamanca
Latin: Universitas Studii Salamanticensis
Motto Quod natura non dat, Salmantica non praestat (Latin)
Motto in English What Nature doesn't give, Salamanca won't provide
Established Unknown; teaching existed since at least 1130. It was chartered by the pope in 1218.
Type Public
Rector Daniel Hernández Ruipérez
Academic staff 2,453
Admin. staff 1,252
Students ca. 28,000
Doctoral students 2,240
Location Salamanca, Spain
Campus Urban
Affiliations EUA, Coimbra Group
Website www.usal.es

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.

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