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Greek Universities Now Offer English-language MA in Ancient Philosophy

Four Greek Universities have joined forces to offer an English-language postgraduate study program in Ancient Philosophy in a bid to entice foreign students to Athens. Participating academic institutions are the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Aristotle University of...

Acclaimed Greek Studies Scholar Peter Mackridge Passes Away

Peter Mackridge, an acclaimed translator and scholar of modern Greek, has died, it was announced on Friday. Mackridge was born in the UK in 1946 and studied modern Greek and French literature at St. Johns College, Oxford. He became an emeritus...

The Top 12 Greek Universities According to Worldwide Rankings

A total of 12 Greek universities were among the 2,000 best universities in the world published by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) leads the pack in 275th place. However, with...

Athens University Assembles 3D Printing Team to Produce PPE for Greece

Groups of researchers from various departments and laboratories of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) have coordinated their efforts and joined forces, with the initial goal of producing face shields using 3D printing. These face shields, which have...

Athens University to Offer Free Online Courses to Greek Islanders and Border Residents

Τhe National and Kapodistrian University of Athens has announced recently that it will offer two hundred free placements in online learning training programs for permanent residents of Greek islands and remote border regions of Greece. The islands and the border...

Harvard University Considers Creating Courses on Refugee Crisis in Greece

Harvard University, one of the world's most prestigious academic institutions, has reportedly been mulling how to create a course devoted to the refugee crisis which has hit Europe in the last decade. The proposed course would be offered in close partnership...

University of Athens Will Offer First English-Language Bachelors Degree in Greece

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) presented on Wednesday the outlines for the country's first undergraduate course of study (outside of a degree in the English language) to be conducted exclusively in English. This is the first time...

New Video Emerges Showing Lesvos Landslide

A new drone video shows the size of the destruction caused by a landslide that occurred on Friday night on Greece's Lesvos island, near the famous town of Plomari. The video was recorded by a drone belonging to scientists and...

Greek Summer Temperatures Up By 4 Degrees Celsius in Past Century

Greece’s average temperatures during the summer months have risen by more than four degrees Celsius in a period of 100 years, according to Professor of Geology Christos Zerefos, head of the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics & Climatology of...

Here's Another Reason why Drinking Greek Coffee is Good for You

Drinking a cup of Greek coffee each day transports you to Greece. The aroma, as well as the technique of boiling the finely ground coffee beans, all of it represents a quintessential Greek cultural experience. But, did you know...