National Autonomous University of Nicaragua–León
A la libertad por la universidad
Traditional motto:Sic Itur ad Astra (The way to the stars)
The National Autonomous University of Nicaragua–León (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua-León, UNAN-León) is a state-funded public university of Nicaragua. UNAN-León is the oldest university in the country, established in 1812.
UNAN-León has its roots in the Tridentine Seminary College of Saint Raymond (Spanish: Colegio Seminario Tridentino de San Ramón), established in the city of León in 1680. In 1812, UNAN-León became the second university in Central America and the last one established during the end of the Spanish colony in the Americas.
Tridentine Seminary College of Saint Raymond in León, Nicaragua. View from inside the Cathedral of León.
- Education in Nicaragua
- List of universities in Nicaragua
- List of colonial universities in Latin America
- UNAN-León Website (in Spanish)
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