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University of West Attica Unveils Post-Pandemic Goals And Challenges in Higher Education

The newly established University of West Attica (UNIWA), headquartered near the iconic archaeological site of Plato's Academy in Athens, is setting early post-pandemic goals with an emphasis on extroversy, research and innovation as it plans to attract more students...

Tuition Fees for EU Students at English Universities Set to Rise in 2021

Students from the European Union will no longer be eligible for home fee status and student loans in England beginning in the 2021-22 academic year, the British government confirmed on Wednesday. English universities are very popular with Greek students, with...

Number of Postgraduate Degree Holders Sets a New Record in Greece

Greece's younger generations have become known across Europe and beyond for the high level of their academic qualifications and achievements, a trend that took root in the country several decades earlier. Greek citizens are constitutionally entitled to receive a high-quality...

Leftist Students Clash With Police After March Against Educational Reform in Athens

A largely-peaceful student protest organized by leftist student associations ended in clashes with Greece's MAT riot police in central Athens on Friday afternoon. Several hundred demonstrators attempted to overturn MAT police trucks which had been parked vertically along Vasilissis Olgas...

Greek Citizens Will Continue to Pay Same UK University Fees as Britons in 2020

Speaking at an event in the British Embassy in Athens on Friday, Kate Smith, the UK Ambassador to Greece, reaffirmed that the Greek citizens who will begin their university education in the UK in 2020 will pay the same...

Greek Academics, Politicians Call for Crackdown on Campus Violence

Prominent academics and politicians signed an open letter on Wednesday calling on the Greek government to put an end to the endemic violence in university campuses throughout the country. Paris-based Byzantologist Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler, political historian Thanos Veremis, wrote in their letter...

Two Greek Universities Ranked in Top 10 Percent of the World

Greece's two largest Universities are among the top ten percent of all the universities in the world's, according to new rankings published recently. According to this year's "Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities," also known as the "NTU...

Greek Universities Lag Behind in Foreign Student Numbers, Study Suggests

According to the study ''The shape of global higher education: International Comparisons with Europe,'' conducted recently by The British Council, Greek universities lag behind other European universities in regard to the number of foreign students they attract. The study focused...

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki To Help Create New "University of Europe"

France, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland and Greece will cooperate to lead developments in higher education in the European Union, state-run AMNA news agency reported on Tuesday. Through a consortium of eight major universities - among them the Aristotle University...

Tally of Suspicious Envelopes Sent to Greek Universities Continues to Rise

Greek law enforcement agencies and universities remained on high alert as the tally of suspicious envelopes sent to the country's universities from India, including some containing an unidentified irritating powder, continued to rise on Friday. Dozens of university rectors have...