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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

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens was founded on 3rd May 1837. As it was the first university in the newly established modern Greek state, as well as in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean region, its socio-historically significant role has been decisive for the production of knowledge and culture in the country. Today the University of Athens is the largest public institution of higher education in Greece, and among the largest universities in Europe. It is a legal entity of public law with 33 Faculties and 111 Postgraduate programmes of all disciplines, 160 Laboratories, 72 Clinics (included in 4 University Hospitals), 8 Central Libraries, a Modern Greek Language Teaching Center etc. The University of Athens is a member of International Associations (EUA, IAU, EAIE) and University networks (UNICA, UNEECC etc.). Under the framework of the ERASMUS programme the University of Athens has sent more than 10000 students to partner Universities and has received more than 4400 incoming students. The University also participates in a significant number of projects under various actions of the new ERASMUS+ programme. There is also cooperation with many European Universities for the creation of International Joint Masters and Doctorates as well as for the elaboration of doctoral theses under co-supervision (cotutelles).

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
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