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Endless Strikes by Greek University Employees

Two more 24-hour strikes were announced by the University of Athens administrative employees association, after a very tense general meeting held today. However, it appears that this endless cycle of strikes will come to an end this week and that...

Two More 24hr Strikes for University of Athens

The University of Athens, Greece administrative employees announced their decision to go on two more 24-hour strikes against the Board’s recommendation. Yesterday, the University of Athens Law School President, Mr. Fortsakis, announced the beginning of courses. However things didn’t...

NTUA's Administrative Staff Stop their Strike

  The administrative staff of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) have finally decided to stop its strike and return to work this following Monday. On the contrary, the continuation of the strike has been decided by the administrative staff...

Pelegrinis Supports the Administrative Employee Strike

Earlier this morning, the Rector of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens Theodosis Pelegrinis, spoke at Propylaea, the location of the university’s main building. Pelegrinis is the Rector who was being handed over to the Supreme Disciplinary Council by...

Greek Minister of Education Meeting with No Results

The lengthy meeting of the Minister of Education Mr. Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos with the members of the Conference of Rectors, ended with no result in particular, and no solution to the problem. The main topic under discussion was the decision of Mr....

Greek Universities at a Stalemate

New developments suggest that there is a high probability that the academic semester of the Universities of Athens will be lost. The administrative employees of UoA announced a new 48-hour strike this Wednesday and Thursday; NTUA employees announced yet...

Greek University Employees Announce Yet Another Strike

The administrative employees of the University of Athens suggested a new three-day strike on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, to their federation. The employees will hold an Assembly on Tuesday the 26th of November in order to address the five...

Chaos Continues at Athens Universities

The situation at the University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens still remains unsettled. The two historical institutions remain closed for the 11th consecutive week, holding thousands of students and their families “hostage,” due to the...

UOA and NTUA Administrative Employee Strike Continues

After the 10-week strike at the University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens, the federation of university administrative employees decided to go on two more 48-hour strikes despite the request to start courses on Tuesday. The...

Arvanitopoulos: The Academic Semester Won't Be Cancelled

The Greek Minister of Education, Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, during an interview to Real FM, assured that universities will open and that the academic semester won't be cancelled. "The administrative employees continue a strike that has been declared illegal by Athens Court...