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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...

Greek Universities Take a Plunge in World Rankings

According to world-class rankings Greek universities are not on the list of top 400 best in the world. According to the international ranking QS World University Rankings for 2018, which ranked the top 959 universities internationally, no Greek Universities are...

New Education Ministry Bill Brings Greek Universities Back to 1982

Protection of the university asylum and the participation of students' representatives in the governing bodies of universities and the appointment of Rectorate Councils by the education ministry are included in the new bill on higher education drafted by the...

Number of 'Eternal Students' in Greek Universities and Colleges Doubles

The number of the so-called eternal students in Greek universities and technical colleges has doubled since 2003, while one in ten graduates migrates, according to Ministry of Education figures. The Greek Ministry of Education conducted a study in order to...

University Rectors Ask Ministry to Reduce Admissions in 2018, Citing Budget Cuts

The rectors of the country's main universities on Wednesday asked Greece's education ministry to drastically reduce the number of students admitted in the next academic year, saying their underfunded institutions were unable to ensure the quality of courses. Patras...

SNF Presents the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program

(Photo by The National Herald) Representatives of Greek universities gathered on Monday at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center for the presentation of the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP). The aim of the program is to stop the continuing brain drain...

New Greek Education Bill Passes Amid Reactions

The new Ministry of Education bill passed in Greek Parliament on Wednesday evening with the votes of SYRIZA and Independent Greeks MPs, amid reactions from opposition parties. New Democracy and Golden Dawn lawmakers voted against the bill, while the Greek...

Greek Education Ministry Announces Results of University Entry Exams

Greece's Education Ministry on Wednesday announced the results of the university and technical college entry exams, with seven out of ten students passing. Specifically, out of 105,548 candidates, 72,973 qualified for entry in universities, Higher Ecclesiastical Academies, colleges, Military and...

English Postgrad Programs to Launch in Greek Universities

The Greek government has announced that it is planning to push through barriers of legislation to create branches of the International Hellenic University to span to all Greek universities over the summer, offering postgraduate studies programs in English. The move...

Seven Greek Academics Among the Most Influential Scientific Minds in the World

Every year the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters announces the list of the world's most influential scientific minds, which includes scientists and researchers whose work had the most significant global impact. “We are pleased to recognize the...