Rome, University of, at Rome, Italy; founded 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII. It has faculties of jurisprudence; political science; economics and commerce; statistics, demography, and actuarial science; letters and philosophy; education; medicine; mathematics, physics, and natural science; pharmacy; architecture; librarianship and archivists; engineering; and aerospace engineering.
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