Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference globally.
Die Harvard University (kurz Harvard) ist eine amerikanische Privatuniversität in Cambridge im Großraum Boston in Massachusetts. Sie gilt als eine der angesehensten Universitäten der Welt und wurde nach dem Theologen John Harvard benannt.
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Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1636 as Harvard College and named for its first benefactor, the Puritan clergyman John Harvard , it is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.
With world-class faculty, groundbreaking research opportunities, and a commitment to a diverse environment of bright, talented students, Harvard is more than just a place to get an education—it's where students come to be transformed.
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Explore the history of our founding, our Nobel Prize winners, the honorary degrees we’ve awarded, and how our iconic shield was created. Explore all of Harvard’s history. On September 8, 1636, Harvard, the first college in the American colonies, was founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts.