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Greek PhD Graduates on the Decline

According to data published by Greece’s National Documentation Center on Friday, the number of PhDs issued by Greek universities has slightly declined compared to previous years. In 2017, 1,647 people became holders of a Ph.D. in Greece, in 2016, 1,702...

Greece Among 'Smartest Countries on Earth' in Relation to STEM Graduates Numbers

According to the latest available data, published annually by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Greece has the sixth-highest number of "STEM" graduates in the world. The latest findings were gleaned from information gathered from the OECD...

The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World's First University

Τhe Platonic Academy, or simply, ''The Academy'', was a famous school in ancient Athens founded by Plato in 428/427 BC and located a couple of miles outside the ancient city named Akademeia, after the legendary hero, Akademos. Plato is the one...

Teaching Staff Stop Anarchist Group Opening Office at Greek University

Lecturers at Athens University on Wednesday blocked a group of anarchists belonging to the Rouvikonas group of setting up a meeting place at the Faculty of Philosophy. The teaching staff formed a human chain in front of the room that would...

Athens University Medical School Among Top 150 Worldwide

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens has been given an overall ranking of 228 in the National Taiwan University Rankings of world universities for 2018, based on the performance ranking of the scientific papers they produced. It has also...

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...

UK Says Greek Students Will Pay the Same as English Undergraduates After Brexit

Thousands of Greek students thinking of studying in the U.K. next year will still be charged the same as English students, even after Brexit. British Education Secretary Damian Hinds was quoted as saying on Monday that undergraduates from EU states...

Athens Prosecutor to Probe College Crime Wave

Greek prosecutors are to get involved in a developing scandal about allegations of violence, vandalism and general criminality plaguing some of the country's universities Athens Prosecutor's Chief Prosecutor Elias Zagoras is reportedly to start a preliminary investigation into reports of...

Vandals Ransack University Campus in Thessaloniki (photos)

Unknown assailants stormed the administrative office of the University Of Macedonia (PAMAK), on Wednesday evening in Thessaloniki, and caused extensive damage to the interior. According to reports, about a dozen hooded men stormed the building without being noticed by the...

Vandals Target Professor Speaking Out Against Violence in Greek Universities

The car of a Greek professor at the University of Thrace, was vandalized on Wednesday by unknown assailants outside his home at Xanthi, northern Greece. The vandals sprayed the car with slogans against fascism and painted the hammer and sickle...