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Complutense University of Madrid Background and History
The Roots of Complutense University goes back to the late 13th century. In the 16th and 17th century it gained prominence as the greatest centre of academic excellence. Leading men in science, arts and politics of that age studied and taught in the Complutense University. The university also created special colleges for students from foreign origin, such as Flemish or Irish. It was the first university to grant a doctorate to a female student.