Moscow State University, Russia--Lomonosov Moscow State University, previously known as Lomonosov University or MSU, is the oldest and largest university in Russia. Founded in 1755, the university was renamed in honor of its founder, Mikhail Lomonosov, in 1940. It also claims to have the tallest educational building in the world. Its current rector is Viktor Sadovnichiy.
Varyap Meridian Grand Tower, Istanbul, Turkey. The Varyap is a residential tower in the new financial and business district with 57 floors above ground and 650 feet tall. The tower will contain 1,500 residential units, a five-star hotel, offices and conference facilities.