Plato’s Academy of Athens: The World’s First University
Τhe Platonic Academy was founded by Plato himself in 428/427 BC in Athens, and is considered to be the world's first university.
The Greek Scientist Whose Work Could Help Exploration of Mars
Konstantinos Giapis, a professor of chemical engineering at Caltech invented a completely new way of producing oxygen from carbon dioxide.
Gunman Opens Fire at Russian University Killing at Least Six
Six people have been confirmed dead, with dozens injured, after a shooting on Monday at the campus of a Russian university in the city of Perm. The assailant walked on to the campus on Monday morning and started shooting. Students and...
84-Year-Old Engineering Graduate Makes Dreams Come True
Felipe Espinosa Tecuapetla, an 84-year-old former soldier and shopkeeper from Puebla, Mexico, has become a graduate in process engineering and industrial management. His success has proved that, despite your age, it is never too late to achieve your dreams and...
Greece Supports Sheffield University’s Archaeology Department
The University of Sheffield's Archaeology department, facing the threat of permanent closure, received a huge show of support from Greece.
Greek University Reform Bill Provides for Police on Campus
An ambitious university reform bill was drafted and presented to lawmakers by ministers Niki Kerameus, of Education, and Michalis Chrysochoidis, of Civil Protection, on Wednesday. In a press conference on Wednesday, Kerameus argued that the draft legislation acts on the...
Assault of Greek University Rector by Anarchists Sparks Outrage
The photograph of a Greek rector being abused and humiliated by anarchists inside his own office in Athens University on Thursday has caused outrage in Greece. The image shows the rector of the Athens University of Economics and Business, Dimitris...
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...
Police Operation in Athens' Economics and Business University Busts Anarchists' Hideout
A large police operation inside the premises of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) took place in the early hours of Sunday. Large numbers of police officers were deployed inside and outside of the University, following Friday's warning...
First Exclusively English-Language Bachelors Degree to Be Offered by Athens University
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) will soon establish Greece's first undergraduate degree to be offered as a result of a course of study conducted exclusively in the English language. The leading Greek university's School of Philosophy will...