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been recently published under the able editorship of Francis Newman, Esq. formerly Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. The time will come when a work on the History of the German Universities, corresponding in extent to that of Huber, will be a desideratum in England. In the meanwhile the present treatise may serve to call attention to the subject, and aid in exciting a curiosity which it does not profess altogether to satisfy.
Whatever may be thought of the Author's opinions of the German University system, he feels assured that no exception can be made to the substantial accuracy of his statements. A long residence in Germany as a Student, and a personal intimacy with many distinguished German Professors, have afforded him many opportunities of acquiring valuable information, of which he has endeavoured to take full ad
BONN, March 1845.
ORIGIN OF GERMAN UNIVERSITIES. First European Uni-
versities connected with the Church. University of Paris.