An independent unaccredited organization established by students within a university for the study of nontraditional subjects.
A loosely organized forum for the study in nontraditional ways of subject matter not generally offered in regular university courses.
Free-university Sentence Examples
In 181 9 he was appointed professor of mathematics at the athenaeum of Brussels; in 1828 he became lecturer at the newly created museum of science and literature, and he continued to hold that post until the museum was absorbed in the free university in 1834.
There is a free university founded in 1564 which has two faculties (with 163 students in 1902-03), and also a technical school.
Towards 1840 a new congregation calling itself the Christian Reformed Church (Christelijke Gereformeerde Kerk) arose as a protest against the government and the modern tendencies of the Reformed Church; and for the same reason those who had founded the Free University of Amsterdam (1880) formed themselves in 1886 into an independent body called the Nederlandsche Gereformeerde Kerk.
- There are two universities in Amsterdam: the Free University (1880), and the more ancient state university of Amsterdam, originally founded in 1632, but reconstructed in 1887.