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Vilnius University History
Vilnius University was founded in 1579 and is one of the oldest Universities in Northern Europe. It is the most famous higher education establishment and it functioned as the only school providing services of higher learning for a very long time. As a result of this the University played a major role in preserving the cultural and scientific heritage of Lithuania and its surrounding countries. During its more than four centuries of operation, the University of Vilnius has seen phases of growth and decline, revival, and closure.