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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 Rector: If SYRIZA Wins, Education Will Return to 'Black Era'

University of Athens rector and parliamentary candidate Theodoros Fortsakis referred to the honor he has been given by New Democracy, which chose him to lead the party's State ballot. Furthermore, Fortsakis thanked the ruling party for giving him the...

Greek Students Empty Garbage Bags in Rector's Office [Video]

“This is what Greek universities have come to,” said a student after emptying a garbage bag in the University of Athens Vice Rector’s office. A group of students attempted to visit the office of Rector Theodoros Fortsakis in order to discuss the...

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...

Prosecutor Intervenes in 'University of Athens' Occupation

University of Athens Rector Theodoros Fortsakis filed a lawsuit against those responsible for the disruption of the university’s operation. According to Greek news, he did not request immediate police intervention and stated that no damage had been caused to university property. Following...

University of Athens Organizing Double Degree Programs

The University of Athens, Greece, is preparing a double degree track which will allow students to study two separate subjects and acquire two different degrees in 4-6 years. The initiative of UoA’s Rector, Theodoros Fortsakis, awaits final approval for the...