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    article with the university named after smb

    Hello,
    I'm puzzled with the use of articles. I know that we usually don't use it with universities, but what if the latter are named after some famous person? Will this fact call for the use of 'the' or not?
    E.g. to visit the Pushkin museum (dedicated to Pushkin) - to study atMoscow National University - to study at (the) Moscow Pushkin National University???
    Thanks a million!

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    Re: article with the university named after smb

    Everybody is confused by articles. I would use the article in your first example. I would not use one in your second example. I would use one in your third example, but I would consider it optional.
    Last edited by Tdol; 16-Mar-2015 at 15:46. Reason: use on -> use one

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    Re: article with the university named after smb

    I would definitely use one with the first as it's a museum. I would use articles with most museums, unless it is name of a city + Museum. I would do the same as Mike with the others.

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