University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is legally known as The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge. It is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

The University of Cambridge was founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university. The university grew out of an association of scholars who left the University of Oxford after a dispute with the townspeople. The two, known as the two 'ancient universities', share many features and are often referred to jointly as 'Oxbridge'. The academic standards, history, influence and wealth of the University of Cambridge has made it one of the most prestigious universities.

Cambridge is formed by several institutions. It has over 100 academic departments organized into six schools and thirty-one constituent colleges.

The University's mission is to "contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence". Its core values are freedom of thought and expression and freedom from discrimination.

The University seeks to encourage a questioning spirit in all of the academic subjects offered and seeks to place itself within the broader academic and local community in order to innovate local and global partnerships.

The University of Cambridge is a Public university located in Cambridge.
The University of Cambridge was founded in 1209.
The current president of University of Cambridge is The Lord Sainsbury of Turville.
According to verified online sources, the University of Cambridge enrolls a total of 39910 students.
According to the main website, the University of Cambridge has a total student population of 19955 undergraduate students and 19955 graduate students.


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