In the Middle Ages
, some royal governments and ecclesiastical organizations founded exclusive school
s dedicated to training young men in specific professions. At that time, every university specialized in a single topic
, like law
, or medicine
. A modern university consists of several faculties, or colleges, each of which has a specific curriculum
. Then as now, the university was a center for basic research.
Allows for: Theory of Gravity
, and Metallurgy
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