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There is a lot that goes in to making a decision regarding what university to attend. However, a university with a beautiful campus tends to attract more applicants. Here are our picks of the top 15 most beautiful universities around the world. Studies in these universities will surely be a pleasant thing.

15. University of Coimbra

Established in 1290, the university is the oldest university in Portugal and one of the oldest universities in Europe and the world. The most elegant architecture on campus is the library of over 700 years in history. The library has a Baroque style and the decorations inside look stylish and grand. The ceiling of the library is decorated with various kinds of tapestry and tile painting on various themed like religion, war and history.
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14. University of Gothenburg

After merging with other universities, University of Gothenburg became the second largest comprehensive university in Sweden in 1977. The university looks like a spacious garden that provides hiking areas, jogging tracks and unspoiled scenery. Riding a bike on the campus is worth trying when visiting.
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13. Wrocław University of Technology

Founded in 1945, Wrocław University of Technology is a technical university in Wrocław, Poland. The university is located in the center of the Wrocław, one of the most developed cities in Poland and its campus is famous for its solemn Gothic architecture and grand Classicism architecture. It also displays Baroque architecture and practical Modernism architecture.
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12. Peking University

Peking University is known for its long history, outstanding academic resources and beautiful campus. The campus of Peking University, also known as Yan Garden, has been unofficially dubbed by many as the mini-Summer Palace for its Weiming Lake area, once part of a Qing Dynasty royal garden. The Boya Tower to the south of the lake is illuminated at night and its reflection bounces off the nearby lake. In warm days, students can be seen reading and studying beside the lake and in winter they skate on it. The campus is also recognized by its traditional Chinese architecture, similar to the Forbidden City.
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11. Harvard University

Founded in 1636, Harvard University is one of the best and most beautiful universities in the world. It ranks number one on many university rankings. The main campus covers an area of 210 acres. The Harvard Yard constitutes the oldest part and the center of the campus of Harvard University and is the most attractive place in the university. This grassy area contains the central administrative offices, the main libraries of the university, academic buildings including Sever Hall and University Hall, Memorial Church, and the majority of the freshman dormitories.
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10. The University of California, Los Angeles

Founded in 1919, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The university consists of two campuses: north campus and south campus. The north campus is the center of the original university and is well known for its Renaissance architecture style buildings, such as Powell Library, which is known as one of the best featured sites in Hollywood films. The center of the north campus is the Dixon Square, which is surrounded by oaks. This square is also featured in many films too. While the south campus is completely different, more noted for modern architectures.
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09. The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo is considered to be the most prestigious university in Japan and has many elite graduates including state leaders. The university ranks among the best 50 universities in the world. The campus of the university is well known for the wide plantation of ginkgo trees as well as its Japanese style buildings. The elegant Red Door, the grate at the front of the university, is a national treasure in Japan. It was built in Edo Period for Military Governors to welcome their brides. Now the Red Door has become a symbol of the University of Tokyo.
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