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Capital Link to Host Webinar on Greek-American Culture and Education

A webinar sponsored by Capital Link titled "Culture and Education among Greek Americans" will be streamed worldwide on April 7 on the occasion of the establishment of the Miltiadis Marinakis Endowed Professorship for Modern Greek Language and Culture at the...

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...

Constant Meddling in University Admissions Undermines Education in Greece

The Greek university entry exams system has been an issue that torments students and parents for decades. In the past thirty years there have been ten changes in the system. However, instead of making the life of students easier,...

Greek Universities in Turmoil; Opposition Pledges to End Asylum

The Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) was shuttered on Wednesday, while the School of Philosophy at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) has been occupied by anarchists. Professors and students are warning that the campuses have...

Eight University of Athens Professors Among 3,160 Most Cited Globally

Professor George Chrousos Eight professors at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens are among those whose research is most cited by the academic and scientific community, according to Webometrics Highly Cited Researchers (h>100) ranking chart. The 2018 Webometrics Highly Cited Researchers (h>100)...

University of Crete Best Greek Higher Education Institution – Times

The University of Crete maintained its status as the top Greek Higher Education Institution according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. The University of Crete is ranked in positions 301-350 in the world, followed by the Aristotle...

Greece Second from Bottom in Teachers-Students Ratio in Europe

Greece has the second worst ratio of teachers to students in the EU, according to a new comparative study of European higher education institutions. According to the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (ADIP) the ratio in Greece is one...

Controversial Bill on Higher Education Clears Greek Parliament

One member of Greece’s parliamentary majority voted against the controversial bill on Higher Education that was approved in the House on Wednesday. Dimitris Kammenos, MP for junior government partner Independent Greeks party (ANEL), voted against Article 3 of the bill,...

Opposition Leader: Tax Tsunami Brought Greek People to their Knees

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday spoke of a 'tax tsunami' that will bring Greek people to their knees and accused Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of choosing to clash blindly with creditors. Speaking to SKAI radio on Friday the...

First Quarter Unemployment 2014, Stable at 27.8%

The unemployment rate for Greece stood at 27.8% for the first quarter of 2014. It remained unchanged compared with the previous quarter, while showing a slight increase compared to the 27.6% rate recorded in the first quarter of 2013. According...