The University of Amsterdam is a public research university located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in Amsterdam. Established in 1632 by municipal authorities, and later renamed for the city of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam is the third-oldest university in the Netherlands. It is the largest university in the Netherlands by enrollment. The main campus is located in central Amsterdam, with a few faculties located in adjacent boroughs. The university is organised into seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Science, Law, Medicine, Dentistry.