The Top 12 Greek Universities According to Worldwide Rankings
A total of 12 Greek universities were among the 2,000 best universities in the world published by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) leads the pack in 275th place. However, with...
Greece an Up And Coming International Student Destination
Greece could become an attractive international student destination for higher education as public universities launch courses in English.
Greek Academics Among Most Influential Scientific Minds Worldwide
Three Greek academics were included in the list of the most influential and prolific scientific minds worldwide.
Greek University Reaches Top 200 in International Rankings
The first Greek university to reach the top 200 in international rankings, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens sits at the 180th spot on Webometrics' ranking of 12,000 universities around the world. A Project of the Spanish National Research...
Greek Universities to be Guarded by Police in Historic Move
The new proposed reform bill for Greek universities, calling for campuses to be guarded by the police -- as they are elsewhere in the world -- has generated an uproar from a segment of higher education faculty and students. According to...
Women were Awarded More PhDs than Men for the First Time Since 2015
Some 1,685 new PhDs were awarded by Greek universities in 2019, with more than half of the new holders being women (52.3 percent), breaking a pattern for the first time since 2015. Most of the PhDs awarded (28.5 percent) were...
University of West Attica Unveils Post-Pandemic Goals And Challenges in Higher Education
The newly established University of West Attica (UNIWA), headquartered near the iconic archaeological site of Plato's Academy in Athens, is setting early post-pandemic goals with an emphasis on extroversy, research and innovation as it plans to attract more students...
Study Abroad in Greece: International Programs for Foreign Students
Greek universities presented English-language undergraduate and postgraduate programs as part of new efforts to attract students to study in Greece.
The New Greek Government Will Put an End to University Asylum
One of the first pre-election pledges of New Democracy leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, was the abolition of the academic asylum in Greek universities, a controversial issue that plagues several campuses across Greece. The university asylum as a concept was established after...
Greece the Only Western Country Which Bans Private Universities
The issue of the establishment of private universities in Greece is on the hotseat now that discussion on related constitutional amendments is taking place in the Greek Parliament. The SYRIZA administration is strongly against giving the green light to private higher...