loader

You are here

/sites/all/themes/topuni/assets/images/profile/uni-cover-default.jpg
/sites/all/themes/topuni/assets/images/profile/uni-cover-default-mobile.jpg

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Studies Department 30, Panepistimiou street Athens View map
Greece
#651-700
Public
Very High
61,444
2,096
5,767

Overview

Spanning eight (8) Schools — Theology; Law; Economics and Political Sciences; Philosophy; Sciences; Health Sciences, Education, Physical Education and Sport Science — and thirty three (33) Departments, the education at NKUA covers more than just science. Each department offers one Bachelor’s degree. Students are accepted into a Department according to Greek Law requirements for Public Universities.  In order for a student to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in NKUA, at least eight (8) semesters of studies are required by Law. In some Departments the duration of studies is ten (10) semesters and in order to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine a study period of twelve (12) semesters is compulsory. The courses offered by each Department are described in its curriculum, which is constantly upgraded to meet new technologies and standards. According to each curriculum’s requirements, students may also have to participate in specific laboratory experimental courses they also have the opportunity to select some courses from wider thematic cycles, participate in workshops, seminars, outdoor activities, etc. To each course correspond a number of ECTS credits and a weight factor. A Bachelor’s degree is obtained after calculating the curriculum’s credit-weighted average, derived according to each Department’s requirements; the Grading system has the following ranges: Excellent (8.50 – 10.00), Very Good (6.5 – 8.49), Good (5.00 – 6.49) All undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programsof the Departments of the University of Athens correspond to the academic leveldeclared and the qualification awarded. This assertion may be supported by (a)the reports of the external evaluators, (b) the detailed information onobjectives set and learning results, as they are reflected in the study guidesof the Departments, (c) the full alignment with European and InternationalStandards (ECTS system), (d) the standard acceptance of NKUA graduates inpostgraduate and doctoral studies not only in Greece but also abroad, andfinally (e) their professional success and social advancement wherever theyfinally reside.

University Highlights

Total students - 61,444

39%
61%

International students - 5,767

94%
6%

Total faculty staff - 2,096

85
2011

Total students - 61,444

39%
61%

International students - 5,767

94%
6%

Total faculty staff - 2,096

2011
85
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.
For more in-depth information about QS Stars, please click here.

Campus Locations

English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
Find your nearest test centre and test dates.

Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

Test Preparation

Join QS Leap, the most advanced free test-prep platform in the world.