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Greek University Reaches Top 200 in International Rankings

The first Greek university to reach the top 200 in international rankings, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens sits at the 180th spot on Webometrics' ranking of 12,000 universities around the world. A Project of the Spanish National Research...

Eleven Greek Researchers Among Most Influential in 2020

Eleven Greek researchers have been named among the most highly cited scientists in the world, according to the 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers released by Clarivate Analytics. More than 6,000 researchers - out of a total of 9 million...

Greek Island of Samos Rises 18-25 Centimeters After Powerful Earthquake

According to preliminary data released by Greek scientists on Wednesday, the Greek island of Samos has risen 18-25 cm (9.84 inches) after it was struck by a powerful earthquake on Friday, The massive earthquake, which measured 7.0 magnitude on the...

Athens University Ranked 74th in the World

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is ranked 74th in the world based on recent results of Webometrics' "Top Universities by Top Google Scholar Citations", released at the end of January 2020. The table includes 4,320 universities, including 28...

Greek, Chinese Universities Explore Prospects of Deeper Sino-Greek Cooperation

Representatives of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and the Beijing Normal University (BNU) took part in a forum held in Athens on Thursday aiming at enhancing the Sino-Greek cooperation, according to the Xinhuanet news agency. In the forum...

Greek Culture Brings in Visitors from Top Chinese Universities

The Greek culture and language will be taught in Guangdong University of China, one of the best Chinese Universities with global distinction. Through its Philosophy Department, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) is opening its doors with Guangdong...

Former Greek Minister Gerasimos Arsenis Dies at 85

On Tuesday afternoon, former Greek Minister Gerasimos Arsenis, died at the age of 85. Gerasimos Arsenis had been hospitalized for the past month and his death is most likely attributed to upper respiratory infection. Gerasimos Arsenis was born in Cephalonia in...

Greece Has Third Highest Tax Rate in Europe

Greece has the third highest tax rate in Europe, according to a study by the Department of Economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The study, reported in one of Greece’s leading daily newspapers Ta Nea, reveals that...

George Behrakis to be Honored at University of Athens

Greek-American scientist and philanthropist George D. Behrakis will receive an honorary doctorate from the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens this upcoming Friday. Behrakis is well-known for his entrepreneurial activity in the pharmaceutical industry, having helped form Tylenol. Behrakis has...

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...