Greek universities

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...

Eight Greek Universities Among World's Best

University of Crete Eight Greek universities are ranked in the World Academic Ranking List for 2019, assessed by one of the most prestigious ranking systems, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE). Of the eight Greek institutions, the University of...

Six Greek Universities Rank Among World's Top 500

The Metsovio Polytechnic of Athens (National Technical University of Athens) has been ranked 124th in the Engineering and Technology category of the QS list of the best 500 universities in the world. Five more Greek universities appear on the list,...

Professor Complains of Rampant Criminal Activity in University of Athens Campus

National Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) Deputy Professor Manos Stephanidis sent an open letter to the Dean of the School of Economics, Thanos Dimopoulos, complaining of criminal activities and lawlessness on campus. Stephanidis complains of a number of incidents at...