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Main building of the Rostock University

Main building of the Rostock University in Germany

The Rostock University, founded in 1419, is considered as the oldest university of the Baltic Sea area. The depicted main building was erected in the years 1867 – 1870 and it is an example of Renaissance Revival architecture in Mecklenburg.

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University of Music ‘Franz Liszt’ in Weimar

University of Music Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany

The university of music (Hochschule für Musik) was founded by Carl Muellerhartung, a pupil of composer Franz Liszt. Liszt spent several years in Weimar, encouraging the founding of a school for the education of musicians in orchestral instruments.

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Bauhaus University in Weimar

Main building of the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany

The main building Bauhaus University was designed by Henry van de Velde to house the studios of the sculptors at the Grand Ducal Saxon Art School. The edifice is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Bauhaus and its sites in Weimar and Dessau’.

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Karzer at the University of Jena

Karzer at the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena, Germany

In Germany many universities had one or more dentention rooms for punishing students. Their German name was Karzer. The Karzer of the university of Jena is located behind this cross-barred window depicted above.