Alternative History

The following is a list of major colleges and universities currently in session throughout the world. Some, namely in South America, operated uninterrupted after Doomsday. Others, particularly those in North America and Europe, suspended operations for years.



University of San Cristobal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, founded in 1927.

University of Layounne, Layounne (Recently founded but still open for classes).


University of Botswana, Francistown & Maun, founded in 1982.


Union of Sovereign Socialist Republics[]

Chita State University (1966)

Chita State University of Medicine

Chita State University of Polytechnics

Krasnoyarsk State University (1963)

Krasnoyarsk State Institute of Trade and Economics

Krasnoyarsk State Medical Academy (1942)

Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University (1932)

Krasnoyarsk State Technical University (1956)

Kuzbass State Technical University (1950)

Kuzbass State University

Siberian State Aerospace University (1960)

Siberian State Technological University (1930)

Norilsk Industrial Institute Defense University, Ulan Bator

Institute of finance and economics, Ulan Bator (1924)

Academy of Sciences, Ulan Bator (1921)

University of Science and Technology, Ulan Bator (1950)

Construction Technology College, Ulan Bator

Uyghur Agricultural University, Urumchi (1952)

Uyghur Medical University (1956)

Uyghur University of Finance & Economics (1950)

Central America/Caribbean[]

Costa Rica


Dominican Republic

East Caribbean Federation



Puerto Rico



University of Oviedo, Oviedo, founded in 1608.


Regensburg University of Applied Sciences, in Regensburg

Castile and Leon[]

University of Leon, founded in 1979 as a spinoff of the University of Oviedo, after 1983 received teachers from other universities such as Salamanca and Valladolid.

University of Cantabria, founded in 1972 as an spinoff of the Universidad of Oviedo, recived teachers from Bilbao, and became a division of the University of Valladolid in 2010

Menéndez Pelayo International University (Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo), restored since Doomsday as the International Summer University of Santander, and cooperating with the University of Dublin, Oviedo, and some colleges from Southern England

Confederation of Greece[]

In the Confederation of Greece, there is a college run by monks from the Holy Mountain (also known as Mount Athos). It primarily acts as a seminary, though, of course, all laity are invited to study there as well.


University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli


University of Frentsjer, named after a historical university in Friesland that was closed by Napoleon. Founded again in the year 2008.

A faculty of the University of Groningen, and a branch of the Wageningen Rijks Landbouw Hoogeschool (National Agricultural College) located on Leeuwarden had been owned by the Frentsjer University


University of Santiago de Compostela, founded in 1495, in 1984 their studios and facilities were transferred to La Coruña.

Genoese Republic[]

University of Genoa, founded in 1481, it has other branches in Savona, Albenga, Rapallo and Brugnato. His current rector is Paolo Comanducci.


University of Cagliari (Università degli Studi di Cagliari). founded in 1606


University of Murcia, Murcia, founded in 1272, reopened in 2007.

University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, founded in 1978.



University of Calabria (Università della Calabria, UNICAL), founded in 1972. and organized on those departments:

  • Biology, ecology and geosciences
  • Chemistry and chemical technologies
  • Culture, education and society
  • Pharmacy and Health and Nutrition
  • Physics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer, modeling, electronics and systems engineering
  • Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Business and Law
  • Economics, Statistics and Finance
  • Political and Social Sciences
  • Humanities

University of Palermo (Università degli Studi di Palermo), founded in 1806,


University of Azores, Ponta Delgada, Angra Do Heroísmo and Horta, started in 1976, only finished in 1991:

  • Horta's Department - Oceanography
  • Angra do Heroísmo's Department - Agricultural Sciences
  • Ponta Delgada's Department - Biology, Educational Sciences, Technological Sciences and Development, Geosciences, Economy and management, History, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Languages and Literature, Math.

University of Funchal, Funchal, founded in 1996 - Aquatic Sports and Sciences of Ocean

Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, founded in 2009 - Informatic and Human-Computer Interaction


University of Extremadura, Cáceres, founded in 1982.


University of Teesside - former Constantine College of Technology, founded 1877.

University of Durham, founded 1832, reopened 2008 at new base in Stockton-on-Tees.

University of Yorkshire - formally Askham Bryan College of Agriculture and Horticulture, founded 1948. Main campus in Harrogate. Smaller campuses in Guisborough and Thirsk.

University of Bamburgh - founded 2001, mostly apprentice based study in masonry, thatching, plumbing, brick making and laying, pottery making, carpentry and joinery.


University of Smolyan, established in 1998. Headed by Plamen Dimitrov Mitev, a former history professor from Sofia. While primarily an arts university, it also has a large engineering faculty. The university is located on the former Plovdiv University branch on Smolyan, that had been established in 1961, and between 1983-1998 was closed

Republic of Venice[]

Ca' Foscari University of Venice, opened in 1868 and become a full university in 1968, with branches in Treviso, Belluno, and Pordenone, her current rector is Tiziana Lippiello.

University of Padua, established in 1222 by a group of students and teachers from Bologna. It has other branches in Rovigo, Ferrara, Vicenza, and Bassano del Grappa, his current rector is Rosario Rizzuto.

University of Trieste, founded in 1924 by the Fascist regime, since the creation of the Venetian Republic it offer courses and lectures in both Slovenian and Croatian as well. It has other branches in Pola, Capodistria, Udine and Gorizia. His current rector is Roberto Di Lenarda.


Woodbridge University (arts and sciences)

Otley College (agriculture and food production)

Lowestoft College (engineering and shipbuilding)

North America[]


University of Alabama, Florence


University of Alaska (main campus in Juneau)


University of Aroostook, Presque Isle (formerly University of Maine at Presque Isle and Northern Maine Community College)


Providence Bible College

Assiniboine Community College

Red River College

Brandon University

College Universitaire de Saint-Boniface

Blue Ridge[]

Blue Ridge University, Asheville

Brevard College, Brevard

Montreat College, Montreat

Cape Girardeau[]

Southeast Missouri State University


Acadia University, Wolfville

Canadian Coast Guard College, Westmount

Confederation College, Thunder Bay

Holland College, Charlottetown

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay

Maritime Christian College, Charlottetown

Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns

Queen's University, Kingston

Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston

St. Lawrence College, Kingston and Cornwall

University College of Cape Breton, Sydney

University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown

Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski

Provisional Canada[]

Bethany College, Hepburn

Briercrest Bible College, Caronport

College Mathieu, Gravelbourg

Cumberland Community College, Nipawin

Cypress Hills Regional College, Swift Current

Full Gospel Bible Institute, Eston

Lakeland College, Lloydminster and Vermilion

Lethbridge Community College, Lethbridge

Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat

Millar College of the Bible, Pambrun

Nipawin Bible Institute, Nipawin

Olds College, Olds

Prairie West Regional College, Biggar

Red Deer College, Red Deer

University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

Western Christian College, Weyburn

Chumash Republic[]

University of Santa Barbara, Shalawa


Salisbury University, Salisbury


  • Brigham Young University, Provo
  • University of Central Eastern Utah, Price
  • Dixie College, St. George
  • University of Deseret, Orem
  • Deseret National (Utah State) University, Logan
  • Weber State College, Ogden


University of Dinetah, Rainbow Bridge

East Tennessee[]

University of Tennessee (main campus in Knoxville, extension campus in Morristown)

Lee College, Cleveland

(Eastern) Republic of Texas[]

Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches

Texas A&M University, College Station


University of Florida, Gainesville

Flagler College, St. Augustine

Florida Atlantic University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

New College of Florida

Stetson University

Florida Southern College


University of Georgia, Rome


University of Hattiesburg


Brescia University, Owensboro

Indiana University, Columbus and Bloomington

University of Evansville, Evansville

University of Kentucky, Lexington

University of Kentucky at Elizabethtown

Kentucky Wesleyan University, Owensboro

Transylvania University, Lexington

University of Southern Indiana, Evansville

Evansville Center for Medical Education

Ivy Tech Community College

Harrison College

Oakland City University's School of Adult and Extended Learning

Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro

Owensboro Community and Technical College.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Western Kentucky University (campuses in Glasgow, Bowling Green and Madisonville)

Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Lexington

Sullivan University, Lexington

Spencerian College, Lexington

Strayer University

Murray State University, Murray

Lindsey Wilson College, Somerset

Campbellsville University, Campbellsville

Georgetown College, Georgetown

Kentucky State College, Frankfort



University of Lincoln

Wayne College

Peru College

University of Kearney

Southeast Community College


University of Mississippi, Oxford and Corinth

Mississippi State College, Starkville

Municipal States of the Pacific[]

University of the MSP, Redding (formerly Shasta College)

University of the MSP, Medford (formerly Rogue Community College)

Republic of New York[]

Cornell University, Ithaca

Binghamton University, Binghamton

North Pennsylvania[]

Clarion University, Clarion

Edinboro University, Edinboro

Gannon University, Northwest Harborcreek

University of New Pittsburgh, McKean

North Star Republic[]

University Of Mankato, Mankato

Martin Luther College, New Ulm

Lea College, Albert Lea

Piedmont Republic[]

Bob Jones University

Central Wesleyan University (renamed Southern Wesleyan Univ. in OTL)

Clemson University

Furman University

Greenville Technical College

North Greenville University

Spartanburg Methodist College

Spartanburg Technical College (renamed Spartanburg Community College in OTL)

Wofford College


University of Plymouth

Quad Cities Alliance[]

Quad Cities University (formerly Western Illinois University)

Saint Ambrose University

Black Hawk College

Augustana College

Iowa City University (formerly University of Iowa)


Sierra Nevada[]

University of Sierra Nevada, Reno


Oklahoma State University, Stillwater


Cambrian College, Sudbury

Laurentian University, Sudbury


Algoma University, Sault Ste Marie (formerly Algoma University College)

Alpena College, Alpena (formerly Alpena Community College)

Bay de Noc College, Escanaba (secondary campus in Iron Mountain, formerly Bay de Noc Community College)

Finlandia University, Hancock

Gogebic College, Ironwood (secondary campus in Houghton, formerly Gogebic Community College)

Green Bay Technical College, Green Bay (formerly a campus of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College)

Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste Marie

Ludington College, Scottville (formerly West Shore Community College)

Mackinac College, Mackinac Island

Marinette Technical College, Marinette-Menominee (formerly a campus of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College)

Northland Baptist Bible College, Dunbar

Northland College, Ashland

Roscommon College, Roscommon (formerly Kirtland Community College)

Sault College, Sault Ste. Marie

Stowe University, Stowe (Founded 1999)

Sturgeon Technical College, Sturgeon Bay (formerly a campus of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College)

Superior Maritime and Naval Academy, Traverse City (formerly Great Lakes Maritime Academy)

Michigan Technological University , Houghton - flagship research university of Superior

Traverse University, Traverse City (formerly Northwestern Michigan College)

University of Green Bay, Green Bay (formerly the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay)

University of Mackinaw, Petoskey (formerly North Central Michigan College)

University of Central Superior, Marquette (formerly Northern Michigan University)

University of Marinette, Marinette-Menominee (formerly the University of Wisconsin–Marinette)

State College[]

Pennsylvania State University

Commonwealth of Susquehanna[]

Bloomsburg University

Hazleton University

Columbia County Community College

Toledo Confederation[]

University of Toledo

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green

United States[]

University of Colorado, Greeley

Idaho State University, Pocatello

University of Kansas, Dodge City

University of Lincoln, Moscow (formally the University of Idaho)

University of Kootenai, Missoula (formally the University of Montana)

Montana State University, Billings

University of Nebraska, Chadron (formerly Chadron State College)

University of Wyoming, Laramie

University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls


Bennington College

Dartmouth University, Dartmouth

Franklin Pierce University

Granite State College

Keene State College

University of New Hampshire, Manchester

Norwich University

St. Michael's College

University of Vermont, Montpelier (plus campuses in Burlington, Battleboro, Bennington, Marlboro and Torrington)


Camosun College, Victoria

Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo

North Island College, Comox Valley

Northwest Community College, Terrace

Royal Roads Military College, Victoria

University of Victoria, Victoria

Western Washington University, Bellingham


University of Charlottesville, Charlottesville

University of Virginia, Charleston

Virginia Military Institute, Lexington

Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg

West Virginia University, Morgantown

West Texas[]

Baylor University, Waco (note: rebuilding Baylor is part of long-term plan for rebuilding Waco; estimated time of reopening Baylor is 2018 at earliest)

Odessa College, Odessa

University of Texas (formerly known as University of West Texas; main campus in Odessa; extension campuses in Fort Davis, Hobbs and Sweetwater. New extension campus in Midland opens in the fall of 2011; new extension campuses in Borger, Edinburg, Paris and Tyler to open in 2012)

West Texas Baptist Seminary, Midland


More to come...



Australian Maritime College

Australian National University

Ballarat School of Mines and Industries

Deakin University

Flinders University

Griffith University

Sunshine Coast University

University of Adelaide

University of Tasmania Hobart

University of Tasmania Launceston

University of New England - Armidale

University of Newcastle

University of Queensland

University of Werribee

University of Wollongong

University of Melbourne


Lincoln University

Massey University

University of Auckland

University of Canterbury

University of Otago

University of Waikato

Victoria University of Wellington


University of the South Pacific (headquarters in Fiji, campuses throughout the Pacific islands)


University of Hawaii, Hilo


South America[]


National Technological University

University of Buenos Aires

National University of La Plata (La Plata)

Universidad de Palermo (Buenos Aires)

Universidad Nacional de Cordoba ( Cordoba City)

Universidad Nacional del Nordeste ( Corrientes-Formosa-Resistencia-Goya-Gob. Virazoro)

Universidad Nacional del Sur (Bahia Blanca - Viedma - Trelew)

Universidad Nacional del Centro (Azul - 25 de Mayo)

Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (Buenos Aires)

Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires)

Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina (Buenos Aires)

Universidad Catolica de Salta ( Run by the Gendarmeria Nacional "Border Police/National Guard")

Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Mendoza - San Luis - San Juan)

Universidad Nacional de Salta (Salta)

Universidad Nacional del Norte (Jujuy)

Universidad del Comahue (San Carlos de Bariloche - Neuquen - Alto Valle)

Universidad Don Bosco (Rio Gallegos - Usuhaia)

Universidad Nacional de la Mesopotamia ( Parana-Posadas)

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (Tucuman - Santiago del Estero)


Universidad Tecnica de Oruro

Universidad Catolica Boliviana

Nur University


Universidade do Acre

Universidade de Brasilia

Universidade Católica de Brasília

Universidade Católica de Pernambuco

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Universidade Federal de Alagoas

Universidade Federal do Amazonas

Universidads Federal de Pernambuco

Universidade Federal de Sergipe

Universidade Estadual de São Paulo


Universidad de Playa Ancha (Valparaíso-San Felipe)


EAFIT (Medellín)

Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá)

Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Medellín and Bogotá)

Universidad de Antioquia (Several cities on Antioquia, the principal site on Medellín)

Universidad Nacional (both Bogotá and Medellín)

Universidad de Cartagena (Cartagena)

Universidad de los Llanos (Villavicencio)

Universidad de Magdalena (Santa Marta)

Universidad de Medellín (Medellín)


Guyana Cooperative[]




  • Universidad Mayor de San Marcos
  • Universidad del Pacífico


  • Universidad Central de Venezuela (Caracas)
  • Universidad Simon Bolivar (Caracas)
  • Universidad Metropolitana (Caracas)
  • Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Caracas)
  • Universidad del Zulia (Maracaibo)
  • Universidad de Merida (Merida)
  • Universidad Monte Avila (Caracas)