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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...

University of Athens to Offer Online Courses

Starting this month, the University of Athens (UoA) will be providing massive open online courses (MOOCs), following the example set by many internationally-renowned institutions of higher education. The online courses will be open to everyone and include free access to...

Samsung Planning to Launch Training Hub in Greece

Samsung Medison, a subsidiary of the multinational company, is planning to launch a Greek-based training center in the field of healthcare equipment in collaboration with the University of Athens. The center will aim at training doctors and technical experts from Europe,...

Reduced Pregnancies Due to Crisis

The financial crisis has reduced the sexual activity of Greeks, therefore leading to a decreased number of pregnancies. The bad psychological situation of Greek citizens, stress and insecurity are the most important factors leading to reduced desire for sex. On the occasion of...

Extracting Medical Lessons from the Greek Past

An event entitled “Aromatic and medicinal plants as a means of perpetual development in the country” took place Tuesday, September 16, under the auspices of the Greek National Organization of Medicines and the University of Athens. The Organization's president, Dimitris...

International Computer Music Conference in Athens

The 40th International Conference on Computer Music (ICMC) will be hosted for the first time in Athens along with the 11th European Sound and Music on Computer Conference (SMC) from September 14 to 20. Both conferences have the form...

Rectors Report Chaos in Greek Universities

In an average university, in any country of the Eurozone, the new academic year will start with scientific research. In Greece, however, the newly elected senate authorities are forced to face phenomena that can only be described as third world...

Athens During the '60s [PHOTOS]

In 1963, young Matt Barrett traveled with his family to Greece, because his father Nikos Economopoulos had to work as a professor at the University of Athens. They only stayed for one year but then returned in 1968. During...

Philosophy School in Athens Closed Due to Trash

The head of the Philosophy School at the University of Athens has decided to prove a point by closing down the School due to too much garbage. The University Dean, Theodosis Pelegrinis, said that the images he was faced with...

University Administrative Staff Won't Be Laid-Off

According to the Greek Ministry of Education, university administrative employees who were expecting to be laid-off in the near future, have now been given an additional eight month period to remain in their positions before it is decided whether...