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Greek Universities Generate Most Original Research, But Have Limited Impact on Country's Economy

Greece's universities and other tertiary education institutes generate the most original research in the country, according to a report by the National Documentation Centre (EKT) released on Wednesday. Even though their share of total R&D activity exceeds 35%, making it one...

Education Minister: Greek University Entrance Exam System Will Change in Three Years

The current system of university entrance exams, which he called "educationally unacceptable," will be changed within three years, Greek Education Minister Constantinos Gavroglou announced in Parliament on Thursday. The minister was addressing the plenum during a debate on a...

Greek Education Ministry Announces Replacement of Examination Committee Members

As the university entrance exams in Greece known as the "Panellinies" or Panhellenic Exams are set to begin on May 16, the Greek Education Ministry has announced it is replacing the majority of the central examination committee members that were set to...

Greek Law Students Win International Law Competition

A team of undergraduate students of the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens won this year's Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot (FDI Moot) competition. The group overcame teams from 82 other universities during the last weekend. The topic...

Greek Student Named Best Oralist at International Law Competition

A Greek law student has been named the world's best oralist. Athanasios Plexidas, a law student at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, was named the best oralist at the Manfred Lachs Space Law Competition held in Jerusalem, Israel between...

Panhellenic Exams Top Students Opt to Stay in Greece

Dimitris Dimitrakopoulos, Ioanna Faka and Andrianna Balatsouka are three of the Greek students who aced the Panhellenic exams, scoring higher than 19,000 points. The three students spoke with protothema.gr stating that “our generation needs and has to do something...

University of Athens Medical School Among the Best in the World

According to the Shanghai university rankings published last week the Medical School of Athens University ranked in 110th place worldwide, in the field “Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy.” The University of Athens Medical School was placed above several well-established Universities in...

Cooperation Agreement Between Greek and Russian Universities

A new cooperation agreement was signed between the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, based in Moscow which consists of 19 schools. The agreement was signed by Dean of Aristotle University, Professor Pericles...

Greek Students Empty Garbage Bags in Rector's Office [Video]

“This is what Greek universities have come to,” said a student after emptying a garbage bag in the University of Athens Vice Rector’s office. A group of students attempted to visit the office of Rector Theodoros Fortsakis in order to discuss the...

Pressure That Kills: Greek University Entrance Exams

The three-week-long university entrance exam is the single event that defines a Greek student's success - or failure - in the Greek educational system. The pressure to score high in tough tests, one day after the other, in combination with Greek society's view...