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Science and education 1500 up to 1550

University Rostock
around 1540

Girls’ schools were an exception and were established in convents in a few towns and cities for the daughters of upper class families.

Ulrich von Hutten
Ulrich von Hutten studied in Greifswald from the winter semester in 1509/10

In 1517, Bogislaw X. commissions Johannes Bugenhagen to draft a first chronicle of Pomeranian history, which is published in Latin in 1518 under the title Pomerania.

Johannes Aepinus pens a 'Constitution for Churches and Schools' in 1525 in Stralsund, which leads to the formation of a boys' school and a girls' school, each with three teachers.

Impecunity forces the closure of the University of Greifswald from 1527 to 1539, but it is then reopened by Duke Philipp I.

A Pädagogium to educate teachers is opened 1543 in Stettin. 'Major state schools' are established in Stralsund, Greifswald, Stolp and Stargard.