Universidad Central de Venezuela

Universidad Central de Venezuela

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Universidad Central de Venezuela, UCV is a premier public university of Venezuela located in Caracas. Founded in 1721, it is the oldest university in Venezuela and one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. It is widely held to be the highest ranking institution in the country.

The main university campus, Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, was designed by architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva and it is considered a masterpiece of urban planning and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.

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