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Staff of NTUA and UoA Go on New Five-day Strike

The union for staff of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens decided to go on a new five-day strike, and now the danger of thousands of students losing the...

New Five-Day Strike in Greek Universities

The students of the University of Athens and the National Technical School of Athens are now very close to losing the entire semester. The federation of administrative employees of the Greek universities announced its strike for the eighth consecutive...

Samaras: Management Audit on all Universities

Greek Mininster of Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos asked the Ministry of finance to begin management audit on all universities. This order was given by Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras himself. Antonis Samaras has ordered both the ministries of Education and Finance,...

Greek Universities Continue Striking

The administrative staff of eight Greek Universities in its fifth week of striking. They are protesting against the government’s decision to cut jobs as part of its bailout commitments. The unrest in the academic world is due to the implementation...

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...

Greek Police Raid Athens University

Police forces on the morning of Aug. 21 poured into the National Technical University of Athens, closing off streets during the 6:25 a.m. raid. The police entered the university grounds without provocation and it is not yet known if the...

National Technical University of Athens Wins Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Prize

On June 1, the EU prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra was awarded. The ceremony took place in Lisbon, Portugal, with Greek-Cypriot Commissioner Androula Vassiliou announcing the six winners. Among them, there was one Greek project from the Architect School...

The Herodion Theatre Had the Largest Roof for 17 Centuries

The Herodion Theatre held a unique record back in its glory days; it had the largest united roof of ancient times for more than 1,700 years. That was the finding of the vast research carried out by the Architecture Professor...