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New Webpage for University of Havana on Its 280th Anniversary
A new webpage dedicated to the 280th anniversary of the foundation of the University of Havana will be able for internet surfers as of Wednesday.

Milagro Martinez, executive secretary of the organizing committee of the activities to mark the anniversary, told ACN that the new website ( will include details of the activities that will be held on this occasion and other historic data as well as information on the current situation and perspectives of the education center.

The website also includes statistics of graduates and current students and information about outstanding national personalities who have studied at the University of Havana and about the active participation of the student movement in the struggle for national independence.

It will also include information about the increase in the number of careers studied at the university - which is currently 90 - compared to the seven that were studied at the Royal and Pontifical University of Saint Jeronimo, as it was initially called when it was founded on January 5th, 1728.

Martinez said that one of the activities that will take place to mark the anniversary will be a workshop in which Havana Historian Eusebio Leal will give a conference on the historicity of the University of Havana.


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