Nalanda University at Nalanda, in Bihar was a functional University since 3rd C CBC which includes Stupas, Shrines, Viharas and many Artworks. The University was set up during the Magadha period, to teach Buddhism in the local language Pali. Under Gupta kingdom, it became a full-fledged university, which started as a Monastery cum University.
In 2014, it was resurrected and the modern campus is functioning now along with the ruins of ancient Nalanda University. UNESCO has listed the Nalanda University Ruins in the World Heritage List in 2002. A statement by UNESCO reads as follows.
“The University engaged in the organized transmission of knowledge over an uninterrupted period of 800 years. The historical development of the site testifies to the development of Buddhism into a religion and the flourishing of monastic and educational traditions”.