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Samaras: Management Audit on all Universities

Greek Mininster of Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos asked the Ministry of finance to begin management audit on all universities. This order was given by Greek Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras himself. Antonis Samaras has ordered both the ministries of Education and Finance,...

EU Frets Over Greek Colleges

According to the Guardian, European academics, university workers, students and others, are calling on the EU and the Greek government to protect the status and staff of Greek universities, in order to ensure that they remain able to engage...

University of Athens, NTUA Suspend Operations

According to a decision of its Senate, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is suspending all of its operations. The relevant announcement goes as follows: “The Senate of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in the extraordinary meeting of...

Protests in the Center of Athens

Employees of the mining and metallurgical company LARKO and the administrative staff of the Universities held simultaneous rallies and protests against the government plans concerning the closure of Greece’s defense industries LARKO, EAS and ELVO and against the plans...

Universities Close During Exams

The atmosphere in the education field is tense as higher education institutions close one after the other because of the imminent suspension of 1,600 employees by Sept. 20. The university senate of the University of Athens decided to suspend the...

Volcano Near Santorini Attracts Gold

Greek scientists from the University of Athens and the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR), who explored the Columbo volcano’s bottom at an underwater 500-meter depth, found that rare phenomena never observed in the world before have been taking...

Greece Beginning To Look Like Kosovo

With Greece's unemployment at a record 27.6 percent and 64.9 percent for those under 25, the British newspaper the Telegraph has likened the economic catastrophe to what Kosovo was like, comparing Greece to its northern neighbor. The Telegraph opened its...

Survey Says! Greeks Unhappy With EU

Greek citizens tend to feel negative about the future within the European Union (EU), according to a nationwide survey presented by the University of Athens, conducted within a series of actions organized by the university aiming at supporting students...

Byzantium Revives on Andros

The Museum of Contemporary Art on the island of Andros, will host from June 30 to September 29, a different exhibition, Depicting Transcendence/From Byzantine Tradition to Contemporary Art. The aim of this homage is to explore the historical, aesthetic and...

Greece Gets 5 Colleges In Top 200

The National Technical University of Athens ranks 25th among the top Civil and Structural Engineering universities worldwide, according to one of the most authoritative international measurements. Apart from the University of Athens, the results for some other Greek universities were...