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Greek University Workers Keep On Striking

Despite warnings from Prime Minister Antonis Samaras that he would issue a civil mobilization order to force them back to work under the threat of arrest or being fired - neither of which happened - striking administrative staff at...

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...

Polytechnic School Students Invite ERT for a Broadcast

In light of the celebration for the 40th Anniversary of the Polytechnic Uprising, the NTUA students invited former ERT employees to emit a radio broadcast from the University buildings. The Greek police warned that they will interfere if there is...

Greece Will Force Universities To Open

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who this year issued civil mobilization orders to force striking Metro and port workers to return to work under threat of being arrested or fired - and prevented a planned teachers strike - has...

UAthens Staff Extends Strike Again

Administrative staff at the University of Athens, one of eight Greek colleges where workers have been striking for two months to protest government layoff plans, said on Nov. 8 they would continue the work stoppage even as authorities said...

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...

Striking Greek College Staffs Paid Anyway

With the holiday season fast approaching - a time when Greek universities shut down for weeks - they still haven't opened because officials are striking to protest government plans to shed many of the workers there - but media...

Eight Greek universities Shut Due to Mobility Scheme

Eight Greek universities from which more than 1,300 administrative staff will be moved into the public sector mobility program are now closed due to protests by the remaining employees. There is no sign of a compromise between the universities and...

Students Occupy NTUA Over Indymedia Shutdown

A  group of Greek students of the National Technical University of Athens took over the buildings and Network Administration at the school to protest the shutdown of Indymedia Athens. Access to the website access was disabled, reportedly on the orders...

Greece Spends 95,000 Euros Per Student

The Greek government spends over 50,000 euros per student studying at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). This is the most expensive degree per university with variations. For example, in the same institution, NTUA spends 69,000 euros for mining...