University of the Aegean

Greek Universities Targeted by Suspicious Packages

Several Greek institutions of higher education have received suspicious packages containing an unidentified substance over the last several days, according to Greek police. Authorities revealed on Thursday that four packages sent from India and addressed to Athens Polytechnic, as well...

First Ever Woman to Become Head of Greece's University of the Aegean (photos)

At an amphitheater of the University of the Aegean, located in Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Chrisi Vigilaki became the first ever woman to be accredited the highest official position in Greece’s University; that of Prytanis (the equivalent of...

Greek Professor Named Among Most Influential People in Digital Government

Greek academic Yannis Charalabidis was named among the world’s 100 most influential people in digital government by Apolitical, an influential global network. Charalabidis, Associate Professor at the University of the Aegean and Director of the Greek Digital Governance Research Center...

Drones, Satellites Help Greek Researchers Tackle Plastic Pollution

Researchers from the University of the Aegean have developed an innovative experiment off the coast of Lesvos to tackle one of the biggest environmental challenges: the fight against plastic pollution. The team has developed a system that can search, find...

Drones Detect Plastic Waste in Greek Seas

University of the Aegean kgiyvbk researchers conducted a successful experiment detecting plastic waste in the sea of Lesvos with the use of drones. The Marine Remote Sensing Group experiment was carried out at the Tsamakia beach of Mytilene. Its aim was...

Students of the Beijing University of Geosciences Visit Lesvos Island

For the second consecutive year and within the framework of cooperation between the University of the Aegean and the University of Geosciences in Beijing, a special programme is held for undergraduate students of the School of Geology in Lesvos. Students,...

Santorini to Impose a Limit to Daily Arrivals During High Tourist Season

Following a study on Santorini island's capacity, local authorities will introduce a new system in order to manage the cruise arrivals during high tourist season which will allow a maximum number of 8,000 passengers per day. The cruise passenger rationing...

Young Man from Greece Wins FIAT Award for Car Design

Thanos Pappas, a 23-year-old man from Kalamata, Greece, recently took part in FIAT’s “Design the future of accessibility” contest and won. Thanos had always wanted to drive a car that he had designed and now his dreams are starting...

Educators Laud Greek Language

The Division of Linguistics of the Department of Mediterranean Studies of the University of the Aegean arranged the 11th International Conference on Greek Linguistics, in Rhodes. Totally, 226 announcements were presented by 281 delegates coming from 26 European countries...

UAegean Dean Visits Imbros School

Costas Vratsalis, Dean of the School of the Humanities, Associate Professor of the Department of Primary Education of the University of the Aegean visited the Greek minority school of Saints Theodore on Imbros, which opened after an interval of...