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Klausenburg, University
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From the 16th century, Klausenburg (Romanian: Cluj; Hungarian: Kolozsvár) was the academic center of Transylvania. Two Jesuit (Jesuits) universities existed only for brief periods (1581–1603, 1698–1773), lyceums and academies served the training of the Reformed and Unitarian (Unitarians/Universalists) clergy. A Reformed theological academy with three chairs was in existence from 1854 to 1862. In 1872, the Royal Hungarian Franz-Joseph University was founded with five faculties (theology, law, medic…

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Fix, Karl-Heinz, “Klausenburg, University”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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