List of largest universities in the world by country

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The following is a list of largest universities in the world by country listing only the largest university in each country.

List of universities[edit]

Country University Location Founded Type Enrollment Ref
 Argentina University of Buenos Aires Buenos Aires 1821 Public 311,175
 Bangladesh Bangladesh National University Gazipur 1992 Public 1,000,000
 Brazil Estácio S.A. Rio de Janeiro 1970 Private 215,000
 Canada Université du Québec Quebec 1968 Public 87,000
 China Shanghai Open University Shanghai 1960 Public 80,000
 Denmark Aarhus University Aarhus 1928 Public 43,600
 Dominican Republic Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo Santo Domingo 1538 Public 170,530
 Egypt Ain Shams University Cairo 1950 Public 170,000
 Finland University of Helsinki Helsinki 1640 Public 36,500
 France Centre national d'enseignement à distance 1939 Public 120,000
 Germany Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Munich 1472 Public 45,539
 Guatemala Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala Guatemala City 1676 Public 153,000
 Iceland University of Iceland Reykjavík 1911 Public 13,782 [1]
 India Indira Gandhi National Open University Delhi 1985 Public 4,000,000 [2]
 Indonesia Universitas Terbuka Jakarta 1984 Public 585,700
 Iran Islamic Azad University Tehran 1982 Private 1,500,000
 Italy Sapienza University of Rome Rome 1303 Public 112,564 [3]
 Malaysia Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam 1956 Public 100,000
 Austria University of Vienna Vienna 1365 Public 91,000 [4]
 Mexico National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico City 1551 Public 330,382 [5][6]
   Nepal Tribhuvan University Kirtipur 1959 Public 143,899
 Norway University of Oslo Oslo 1811 Public 27,628
 Pakistan Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad 1974 Public 1,121,038
 Romania Spiru Haret University Bucharest 1991 Private 311,928
 Russia Modern University for the Humanities Moscow 1992 Private 200,000
 South Africa University of South Africa Pretoria 1873 Public 328,179
 South Korea Korea National Open University Seoul 1972 Public 173,758
 Spain National University of Distance Education Madrid 1972 Public 260,079
 Sweden Lund University Lund 1666 Public 30,646 [7]
 Thailand Ramkhamhaeng University Bangkok 1971 Public 525,000
 Turkey Anadolu University Eskişehir 1958 Public 1,969,733
 United Kingdom Open University Milton Keynes 1969 Public 253,075
 United States University System of Ohio Ohio 2007 Public 527,127 [8]
 Saudi Arabia King Abdulaziz University Jeddah 1976 Public 177,234 [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hi.is/adalvefur/skradir_nemendur_2013_2014_heildartolur
  2. ^ http://www.ignou.ac.in/ignou/aboutignou/profile/2
  3. ^ http://anagrafe.miur.it/cerca.php?misure%5B%5D=iscr&filtra-anno-accademico=2011&filtra-tipo-laurea=LTLVTULSLM&filtra-area=&filtra-classe=&filtra-regione-univ=12&filtra-universita=26&filtra-facolta=&filtra-regione-sede=&filtra-provincia-sede=&filtra-comune-sede=&filtra-cittadinanza=&filtra-tipo-nazionalita=&filtra-regione-res=&filtra-provincia-res=&filtra-tipo-diploma=&filtra-fascia-voto-diploma=&filtra-anno-diploma=&filtra-fascia-eta=&filtra-sesso=&filtra-anno-corso=&filtra-parola-chiave=&module=Anagrafe&action=Risultati&gruppo%5B%5D=anno-accademico&gruppo%5B%5D=universita&gruppo%5B%5D=classe&gruppi_js=anno-accademico%3Auniversita%3Aclasse
  4. ^ "Figures and Facts". University of Vienna. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.estadistica.unam.mx/numeralia/
  6. ^ "The Oldest University in the American Continent". http://www.global.unam.mx/en/cu/historia.html. 
  7. ^ http://www5.lu.se/anstaelld/foer-mitt-arbete/budget-och-ekonomi/aarsredovisningar-och-delaarsrapporter
  8. ^ https://www.ohiohighered.org/sites/ohiohighered.org/files/uploads/data/statistical-profiles/enrollment/headcount_institution_campus_03-12.pdf
  9. ^ http://www.mohe.gov.sa/AR/MINISTRY/DEPUTY-MINISTRY-FOR-PLANNING-AND-INFORMATION-AFFAIRS/HESC/UNIVERSITIESSTATISTICS/Pages/default.aspx

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