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"Learning Keeps Me Young": 82-Year-Old Greek Earns University Place

An 82-year-old granddad from Corfu has successfully passed the university entry exams and is now preparing to enroll in the Physics department of the Thessaloniki Aristotle University, it emerged on Sunday. Nikos Karydis, who studied at an evening school since...

Young Greek Researchers Present Breakthrough Electric Car

By Phil Butler* In October of 2018, Aristotle University's "Electric - Aristurtle Racing Team" revealed a new electric racecar to the world. Named “Iris”, the unique vehicle is the fruit of individual and team collaboration; but more importantly, it tells a story...

Greek And Italian Experts Rush To Save Historic Greek Cemetery In Tuscany

A team of architects and civil engineers of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Supervisory Committee of the Institute of Venice are racing against time and extreme weather conditions to preserve and protect the historic Greek cemetery...

On-Campus Cops Cut Crime at Greek University

  A committee at a Greek university plagued by on-campus crime has said drafting in police officers has stemmed a tide of lawlessness. Thessaloniki's Aristotle University is one of the dozens of third-level institutions in Greece which has suffered from a...

Student Halls at Thessaloniki University Left to Rot (photos, video)

Students at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki warn of a health hazards, as photos emerge of their halls of residence depicting a picture of complete abandonment. Cracked ceilings, mold in toilets, smashed washbasins and unstable elevators are only some of the...

Thessaloniki Professor to Receive Shanghai Award for Teaching Greek to Chinese Students

Rania Katavouta, a doctoral candidate of modern Greek literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will receive a Silver Magnolia Award from the Chinese city of Shanghai for her work teaching Greek to Chinese students. The Magnolia Awards are bestowed...

Three Greek Universities Among World Top 500

Three Greek universities are among the 500 best in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the "Shanghai Ranking". Harvard University remains at the top of the list this year, while Stanford is...

Greek University Students Develop Online Tool for Dyslexics

Students of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki have created an innovative interactive tool that helps dyslexics read easier online, says a report in Chinese agency Xinhua. The tool named "3asyR" (Easy Reader) allowed dyslexics and people with learning disabilities to...

EU Commission President Juncker Honored at Thessaloniki University

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was named honorary doctor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in a ceremony on Thursday evening. Juncker’s declaration has a special symbolism for the university “that is firmly oriented to modern Western way of thinking...

Students Waiting for Authorities to Investigate Claims of Widespread Crime at Aristotle University Campus

Following a letter from 471 students regarding widespread crime on the campus of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, the educational institution's senate says that it welcomes law enforcement intervention saying that they have an "open invitation" to investigate the claims...