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Islamic Studies Program to be Offered at University of Thessaloniki

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will become the first Greek university to offer an academic program on Islamic studies. The four-year program will be called "Introduction to Muslim Studies" and could be attended by 30-50 students according to Kathimerini newspaper. Professors from various departments such as...

Greek Education Minster Plans System Reform, Rejects Military High Schools

Greek Education Minister Nikos Filis inaugurated the first formal National and Social Dialogue Committee for Education on Monday morning, outlining the ministry's reform agenda. Among the reforms Filis wants to implement is a 14 year mandatory school attendance scheme, including the two...

Four Greek Universities Ranked Among World's Best by National Taiwan University

Four Greek universities made it to the National Taiwan University's annual global ranking of higher education institutions. Among 4,000 universities that were examined, the University of Athens was ranked 217th. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki claimed the 344th spot, while the University...

University of Crete Ranked as the Best Greek University by The Times

The Times newspaper published their annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings in which six Greek universities made the cut. The newspaper places the University of Crete, located in the city of Rethimno, clearly ahead of other Greek universities.The British publication...

Six Greek Universities Ranked in the 2015/2016 QS World University Rankings

The QS website included six Greek Universities in its 2015/2016 World University Rankings. These six Greek institutions ranked globally known table. Specifically, the National Technical University (NTUA) ranked 376th, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ranked 461-470th, University of Crete 501-550, National...

Greek Students' Grades Drop Lowering University Admission Standards

The final lists on Greek students’ admission to higher education were announced on Wednesday, August 26. Every year, Greek students take the Panhellenic exams in May and then submit their University preferences. By the end of the summer, the Greek...

7 Greek Universities Among the Best in the World

Seven Greek universities were included on the list of the 1,000 best universities in the world that was released by the Center for World University Rankings. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ranked in 301st place, rising 30 positions...

Crisis Deepens: Greek Universities Lose Access to Digital Journals Due to Non-Payment

The latest victim of Greece's crisis have been students and academia that lost access to electronic journals, a vital source to continue their research and studies. The Hellenic Academic Libraries Link (HEAL-Link), the Internet portal that provides scientists in many...

Greek Student Election: New Democracy Youth's Percentages Rising

The student election that took place in all public universities and technical institutions across Greece came to an end with New Democracy’s youth (DAP-NDFK) gathering 44,5%, showing an increase compared to last year. Meanwhile, the overall percentage of PASP -PASOK’s youth- fell dramatically,...

4 Injured During Student Election in Thessaloniki, Greece

Student elections took place today, May 13, in all public universities and technical institutions across Greece. Thousands of students have voted, however, the small turnout shows once again that the student elections have decayed, since the parties are not able...