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Study Finds No Surprises in Greek Porn Industry

The Greek Porn Project is a recent study that for the first time takes a closer look at the “sinful” topic of Greece's porn industry. It sought to compare quantitative and qualitative characteristics of various porn films by interviewing the cast and...

Five Greek Scientists Among the Best in the World

Five Greek scientists, two of whom work in Greek Universities and Institutes, while the other three work in the U.S. and Great Britain, are on the list of 400 best researchers of the last 15 years. Four of these Greek...

Papoulias Against Young People Leaving Greece

President of the Greek Republic, Karolos Papoulias met with Nobel laureate and Professor Emeritus at the University of Heidelberg, Dr. Harald zur Hausen who was named Honorary Doctorate of Medicine School and Pharmacy Faculty at the University of Athens....

Endless Strikes by Greek University Employees

Two more 24-hour strikes were announced by the University of Athens administrative employees association, after a very tense general meeting held today. However, it appears that this endless cycle of strikes will come to an end this week and that...

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...

UOA and NTUA Administrative Employee Strike Continues

After the 10-week strike at the University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens, the federation of university administrative employees decided to go on two more 48-hour strikes despite the request to start courses on Tuesday. The...

University of Athens and National Technical University Closed

The University of Athens and the National Technical University of Athens remain closed for the 10th consecutive week. On Friday, the First Instance Court of Athens upheld the action of the Minister of Education, declaring the strike of the administrators...

Strike at Greek Universities Illegal

The court’s ruled that the strike of the administrative staff at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the University of Athens (UOA) is illegal. “The two Greek universities will open on Monday. We all have to contribute in...

University Conflicts Taken to Court

According to the newspaper "Proto Thema," Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, the Greek Minster of Education has taken the issue of closed universities to court. Nearly a week ago, Arvanitopoulos, gave an ultimatum to the rectors of the National Technical University of...

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...