- 1159 year(s)
- Morocco (Karueein)
The oldest existing, and continually operating educational institution in the world is the University of Karueein, founded in 859 AD in Fez, Morocco. The University of Bologna, Italy, was founded in 1088 and is the oldest one in Europe.
The Sumerians had scribal schools or É-Dub-ba soon after 3500BC.