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Three Greek Students Sweep Medals at 26th International Mathematics Competition

Three Greek university students swept the medals, winning one gold and two silver, in this year's International Mathematics Competition (IMC), which took place in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria between July 28 and August 3. The team from the National and Kapodistrian University...

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)...

Ten Greek University Professors Among Most Cited

Ten Greek university professors have been among the most cited for their writing and research work by the academic and scientific community over time, according to Webometrics' Highly Cited Researchers (h>100) ranking chart. The h-index is an author-level metric that...

Professor Complains of Rampant Criminal Activity in University of Athens Campus

National Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) Deputy Professor Manos Stephanidis sent an open letter to the Dean of the School of Economics, Thanos Dimopoulos, complaining of criminal activities and lawlessness on campus. Stephanidis complains of a number of incidents at...

Greek Scientists Storm World's Most-Cited List

Five Greek professors have made it onto a prestigious list of the most influential researchers in the worldwide scientific community. The five -- all from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA)’ Medical School -- are among thousands of...

Greek Police Ends Athens University Occupation Peacefully

The occupation of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens rectorate building ended today as police entered the premises and arrested the anarchists. The police operation started at 6:00 am on Friday with the collaboration of the fire department and a prosecutor....

Greek Citizen Protection Minister: Athens University Occupation Will End Soon

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis said he has got the "green light" from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to take action to end the occupation of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens Rectorate by anarchists. Panousis sent an ultimatum...

Athens University Rectorate: There Might Be Deaths if Occupation Continues

The National Kapodistrian University of Athens Rectorate sounded the alarm that if the occupation of the administration building continues, there might be deaths since there is extensive drug use on the premises. The occupation of the administration building of Greece's largest...

University of Athens Cut Off from State as Occupation Continues for 10th Day

The Rector of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens spoke of "a negative world record" in describing the situation as the occupation of the rectorate and administration building by anarchists continues for the 10th day. Operations in Greece's biggest and...