A Study on Student Power through the History Survey of Medieval Bologna University

Mingqin WEI, Ying LIU


Student power plays an important role in constructing the modern university system and improving internal administering of the universities. University of Bologna was academically well-known and “university of students” was its character in the Middle Ages, where student power reached unprecedented climax under the support of student guild in this period of time. Here by analyzing the carrier, contents and characteristic of the student power in the viewpoint of their rise and development in Bologna University in the Middle Ages, the essay intends to inspire the theoretical thinking for position of designing of student power in the system construction in modern universities.


The middle ages; Bologna university; Student guild; Student power; Modern university

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/7340


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