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Greek Gov't Considers Merging Justice and Citizens' Protection Ministries

The Greek government is considering a merger between the Citizens’ Protection Ministry and the Justice Ministry in order to avoid instances where civil rights and public order conflict with each other. The issue came up after a group of anarchists...

Greek Universities in Dire Need of State Funding

Two of Greece's largest state universities are forced to ask for urgent state funding because their operation is at stake. The National Kapodistrian University of Athens issued an "urgent and anxious" appeal for state funding along with the submission of...

Students Occupy University Buildings to Protest Rectorate Proposal

A new wave of occupations of university buildings has started as students protest against the rectorate's proposal that student issues should be decided by electronic voting. So far, four university buildings have been occupied by students, Specifically, the Athens Law...

Greek Universities on the Verge of Collapse

It recently took a crew of 25 municipal workers to clear the six-month-old mountains of garbage that had accumulated in the School of Philosophy of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. If a picture is worth a thousand words,...

School of Philosophy Buried in Trash

Classes in the School of Philosophy of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens are taught in the midst of garbage and stench, according to a recent report by the Greek daily Kathimerini. "Pictures of shame are not enough to describe...

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...

EdMin Wants 1,655 College Workers Out

The Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports, communicated to the Ministry of Administration Reform and e-Governance its plan to suspend no less than 1,655 administrative employees from universities around the country. According to the list submitted to...