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A listing of universities in Greece. Representation of a university class, 1350s. ...

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Universities (Ανώτατα Εκπαιδευτικά Ιδρύματα - AEI)

All the officially accredited universities in Greece are public. The duration of the degree programs for most disciplines is 4 years. Engineering programs along with some other disciplines (e.g. dentistry, pharmacology, agronomics) have a duration of 5 years. Medicine is the only discipline with a duration of 6 years.

The Agricultural University of Athens (Greek Γεωπονικό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών) is located in Athens, at the neighborhood of Votanikos. ... The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (often referred to in English as Aristotelian University), named after the philosopher Aristotle, is the largest university of Greece. ... Thessaloniki or Salonica (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη) is Greeces second-largest city and the capital of the greek province of Macedonia. ... Veria (officially transliterated as Veroia, Greek Βέροια or Βέρροια - Véria) is a city in Greece. ... Serres (Greek: Σέρρες, older form: Σέρραι, Turkish: Serez or Siroz, Slavic: Серез/Serez, Сяр/Syar or Сер/Ser) is a city in the Greek region of Macedonia. ... The Athens School of Fine Arts (Ανώτατη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών), is Greeces premier art school whose main objective is to develop the artistic talents of its students. ... The Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB, ASOEE, or OPA) was founded in 1920 in Athens, Greece. ... The Democritus University of Thrace is a university in Komotini, Greece which opened in 1973. ... Komotini or Komotene (Greek: Κομοτηνή, Turkish: Gümülcine) is a city in north-eastern Greece. ... Xanthi (Greek: Ξάνθη) is a city in northern Greece, in the East Macedonia and Thrace periphery. ... Alexandroupoli (also Alexandroupolis, Greek: Αλεξανδρούπολη, Turkish: DedeaÄŸaç) is a city of Greece and the capital of the Evros Prefecture in Thrace. ... Orestiada (Greek, Modern: Ορεστιάδα, Ancient Katharevousa, Orestias) or Orestias is the northeasternmost and northernmost city of Greece and the capital of the Orestiada Province as well as the Evros prefectures second largest city and province in population. ... The Open University of Greece (Hellas Open University - HOU) was founded in 1992 in Patra. ... Ionian U. logo The Ionian University is a university located in the city of Corfu, Greece. ... The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greek: Εθνικόν και Καποδιστριακόν Πανεπιστήμιον Αθηνών), usually referred to simply as the University of Athens, is the oldest university in the region of the eastern Mediterranean and has been in continuous operation since its establishment in 1837. ... The National Technical University of Athens (Greek: Εθνικό Μετσόβιο Πολυτεχνείο, National Metsovion Polytechnic), sometimes simply known as Athens Polytechnic, is among the oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions of Greece. ... Panteion University Logo. ... ECE Buidings in Universitys Campus The Technical University of Crete (Greek: Πολυτεχνείο Κρήτης Politexnio Kritis) (TUC) is a state University under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and was founded in 1977 in Chania, Crete. ... The University of the Aegean (Greek: ) is a university based in Mytilene, Greece. ... Mytilene (Greek: Μυτιλήνη - Mytilíni, Turkish: Midilli), also Mytilini, is the capital city of Lesbos (formerly known as Lesbos but the modern name is Mytilene), a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, and the Lesbos Prefecture as well. ... Chios (in Greek, Χίος – Chíos) is a town in eastern Greece. ... Karlovasi (Καρλόβασι) is a municipality on the island of Samos, Samos Prefecture, Greece. ... Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος - Ródos) is the principal city of the Greek island of Rhodes, in southeastern Aegean Sea and the capital of the Dodecanese prefecture. ... Ermoupoli (Greek: Ερμούπολη - Ermoúpoli), also known as Syros is a town in eastern Greece. ... Lamia (Greek: Λαμία) is a city in central Greece (population 75,000). ... Livadeia (Greek: Λιβαδειά - Livadeiá or Λεβάδεια - Levádeia) is a city in central Greece. ... The University of Crete is the principal higher education institution on the island of Crete, Greece. ... For the village in Corinthia, see Heraklion, Corinthia. ... Rethymno (IPA ), also Rethimno, Rethymnon, Réthymnon, and Rhíthymnos) (Greek: Ρέθυμνο, in Turkish Resmo), a city of approximately 40,000 people, is the capital of Rethymno Prefecture in the island of Crete. ... University of Ioannina is a university lying in the plains 5 km southwest of the city centre of Ioannina, Greece. ... Ioannina (Greek: Ιωάννινα, often Γιάννενα /yanena/ or Γιάννινα /yanina/; anglicized to Yanina, see also: other names of Ioannina) is a city of Epirus, north-western Greece, with a metropolitan population of approximately 100,000. ... Agrinio (Greek, Modern: Αγρίνιο, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on, older form: Agrinion, Latin: Agrinium) is the largest city and a municipality of the Aetolia-Acarnania prefecture of Greece, with about 100. ... The University of Macedonia is located in Thessaloniki, Greece. ... Thessaloniki or Salonica (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη) is Greeces second-largest city and the capital of the greek province of Macedonia. ... Coordinates 40°48′ N 22°3′ E Country Greece Periphery Central Macedonia Prefecture Pella Population 25,619 source (2001) Area 321. ... Naousa (Greek: Νάουσα) is a city in northern Greece. ... University of Patras (Greek: Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών Panepistimio Patron) is a university located 6 km northeast of downtown Patras, 3 km S of the Rio-Antirio bridge, 206 km W of Athens, 106 km NE... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Tripoli (Greek, Modern: Τρίπολη, Katharevousa: -s; older form and Latin: Tripolis,rarely Tripolitsa, Tripolitza and Tripolizza) is a city in the central part of the Peloponnesos, Greece, and the capital of the prefecture of Arcadia. ... Corinth, Greece is a prominent city in both Greek mythology and the New Testament. ... Kalamata (Greek, Modern: Καλαμάτα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -ai), older forms: Kalamai is a city in southern Greece, on the Peloponnesos, by the Mediterranean. ... Náfplio (Ναύπλιον) is a town on the Peloponnese in Greece. ... In Greek mythology, Sparti (Gr. ... Front entrance of campus The University of Piraeus (Greek: Πανεπιστήμιο Πειραιώς) was founded in 1938 under the title of the “School for Industrial Studies”, by the Industrialists and Tradesmen Association. ... The University of Thessaly (greek: Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλίας) was founded in 1984. ... Larissa (Greek: Λάρισα, Lárisa) is the capital city of the Thessaly periphery of Greece, and capital of the Larissa Prefecture. ... Volos (Greek: Βόλος, Ottoman Turkish: Golos) is a city situated at the center of the Greek mainland, about 326 km north from Athens and 215 km south from Thessaloniki. ... Karditsa (Greek: Καρδίτσα) is a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece. ... For other uses, see Trikala (disambiguation). ... In 2002 the Ministerial Council under the Prime Minister of Greece, decided the foundation of the University of Western Macedonia. ... Flórina (Greek: Macedonian: ), is a town in West Macedonia, Greece. ... Kozani (Greek: ), is a city in northern Greece, capital of Kozani Prefecture and of West Macedonia periphery. ...

Technological educational institutes (Ανώτατα Τεχνολογικά Εκπαιδευτικά Ιδρύματα - ΑTEI)

After the 2001 Higher Education Reform Act (N.1416) Technological Educational Institutes constitute a complementary part of the Public Higher Education in Greece. They are typically equivalent to Universities (they confer 4-year bachelor's degrees), but practically their graduates have still fewer rights in both public and private sectors. Among other differences they have is that they are allowed to run graduate programs only in collaboration with Universities - either Greek or international ones.

Sindos (greek: Σίνδος) is a suburb of Thessaloniki, Greece. ... Katerini (Greek: Κατερίνη) is a town in Northern Greece, the capital of Pieria prefecture. ... Coordinates 40°59′ N 22°52′ E Country Greece Periphery Central Macedonia Prefecture Kilkis Province Kilkis Population 24,812 source (2001) Area 306. ... Nea Moudania with a population of 17,032 ( according to national statistics agency http://www. ... ASPETE (School of Pedagogical and Technological Education) is a university in Greece which specializes in training teachers. ... Chalcis or Chalkida, Halkida, Halkis or Chalkis (Greek, Modern: Χαλκίδα, Ancient/Katharevousa: _is), the chief town of the island of Euboea in Greece, situated on the strait of the Euripus at its narrowest point. ... Thebes (Demotic Greek: Θήβα — Thíva; Katharevousa: — Thêbai or Thívai) is a city in Greece, situated to the north of the Cithaeron range, which divides Boeotia from Attica, and on the southern edge of the Boeotian plain. ... The Technological Educational Institute of Crete (Greek: Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Κρήτης), was founded in 1983 in order to provide Higher Technical Education to the students of Greece. ... For the village in Corinthia, see Heraklion, Corinthia. ... The lighthouse in the Venetian harbour, a landmark of Chania Chania (IPA , Greek: Χανιά, also transliterated as Hania, older form Chanea and Venetian: Canea, Godart and Olivier abbreviation: KH, Ottoman Turkish: خانيه Hanya) is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania Prefecture. ... Rethymno (IPA ), also Rethimno, Rethymnon, Réthymnon, and Rhíthymnos) (Greek: Ρέθυμνο, in Turkish Resmo), a city of approximately 40,000 people, is the capital of Rethymno Prefecture in the island of Crete. ... Agios Nikolaos (or Aghios Nikolaos, Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος) is a coastal town on the Greek island of Crete. ... Ierapetra (Greek: Ιεράπετρα) is a municipality and a town in the east of the Greek island of Crete, in the prefecture of Lasithi. ... View of Sitia with Kazarma fortress on top Sitias harbor The name Sitia (in Greek Σητεία) refers both to a port town, with 8,900 inhabitants (2001) and a municipality, with 14,400 inhabitants (2001) in the far east of Crete, in the prefecture of Lasithi. ... Arta (Greek: Άρτα) is a city in north-western Greece, capital of the Arta Prefecture. ... Ioannina (Greek: Ιωάννινα, often Γιάννενα /yanena/ or Γιάννινα /yanina/; anglicized to Yanina, see also: other names of Ioannina) is a city of Epirus, north-western Greece, with a metropolitan population of approximately 100,000. ... Preveza is a town in north-western Greece. ... Igoumenitsa (Greek: Ηγουμενίτσα) (Albanian: Gumenicë) is a coastal city in northwestern Greece. ... Lefkada (Greek: Λευκάδα - Lefkáda) is a city in western Greece. ... Argostoli (Greek: Modern: Αργοστόλι, Ancient/Katharevousa: -ον, -on) has been the capital and administrative centre of Kefalonia, Greece, since 1757, following a population shift down from the old capital of Agios Georgios (also known as Kastro) to take advantage of the trading opportunities provided by the sheltered bay upon which Argostoli sits. ... Cephalonia and Ithaca, elevation map Paliki (Παλική PalikÄ“) is a peninsula off Kefalonia, one of the Ionian islands of western Greece, at , , belonging to the municipality of Lixouri (YPES code 2707). ... Zakynthos (Greek: Ζάκυνθος - Zákynthos, also named Zante) is a city in western Greece. ... Kalamata (Greek, Modern: Καλαμάτα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -ai), older forms: Kalamai is a city in southern Greece, on the Peloponnesos, by the Mediterranean. ... In Greek mythology, Sparti (Gr. ... Kavala (also seen as Kavála, Kavalla, (Greek) (2001 pop. ... Drama (Greek: Δράμα) is a town in northeastern Greece. ... Lamia (Greek: Λαμία) is a city in central Greece (population 75,000). ... Amphissa redirects here, for the ancient town near todays Roccella Ionica, see Amphissa, Italy Amfissa (Greek: Άμφισσα), other form: Amfissa, Latin: Amphissa is a town and the capital of the Phokida prefecture and the Parnassida province with the population around 10,000. ... Karpenisi (Greek: Καρπενήσι - Karpenísi), also Karpenissi, older forms: Karpenisio, Karpenissio, Karpenision and Karpenission is a town in central Greece. ... Larissa (Greek: Λάρισα, Lárisa) is the capital city of the Thessaly periphery of Greece, and capital of the Larissa Prefecture. ... Karditsa (Greek: Καρδίτσα) is a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece. ... For other uses, see Trikala (disambiguation). ... Messolonghi is a town of about 12,000 people (as of 1991 census) in central Greece. ... Naupactus is also a scientific name, see Naupactus (beetle) Nafpaktos, Latin: Naupactus or Naupactos (Italian, Lepanto; modern Greek, Ναύπακτος, rarely Epakto), is a town in the nomarchy of Acarnania and Aetolia, Greece, situated on a bay on the north side of the... Patras (Demotic Greek: Πάτρα, Pátra, Classical Greek: Πάτραι, Pátrai, Latin: , Ottoman Turkish: Ballıbadra) is the third-largest city of Greece and the capital of the prefecture of Achaea, located in northern Peloponnese, 215 kilometers to the west of Athens. ... Coordinates 38°25′ N 22°8′ E Country Greece Periphery West Greece Prefecture Achaea Population 27,812 source (2001) Area 151. ... Pyrgos (Greek: Πύργος) is the capital of the Prefecture of Elis in Greece. ... Amaliada (Greek: Modern: Αμαλιάδα, Ancient: Αμαλιάς, Amalias) or Amaliada City is a city in the western Peloponnese, in Greece. ... The Technological Educational Institut (TEI) of West Macedonia founded in 1976, in Kozani. ... Kozani (Greek: ), is a city in northern Greece, capital of Kozani Prefecture and of West Macedonia periphery. ... Flórina (Greek: Macedonian: ), is a town in West Macedonia, Greece. ... Kastoria (Greek: Καστοριά) is a city in northern Greece. ... Grevena (Greek: Γρεβενά) is a town in Greece, capital of the Grevena prefecture, one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Coordinates 40°31′ N 21°41′ E Country Greece Periphery West Macedonia Prefecture Kozani Population 36,393 source (2001) Elevation 600 m Postal code 502 00 Area code 24630 Licence plate code ΚΖ Website ptolemaida. ...

Academies and schools

The following public schools are equivalent to Universities (AEI)

  • Hellenic Military Academy
  • Hellenic Naval Academy
  • Hellenic Air Force Academy
  • Military School of Corps Officers
  • Military Nursing School
  • Hellenic Police Academy
  • Hellenic Fire Academy
  • Ecclesiastical School of Athens
  • Ecclesiastical School of Thessaloniki
  • Ecclesiastical School of Vellas
  • Ecclesiastical School of Crete

The following public schools are equivalent to Technological Educational Institutes (ATEI) The Evelpidon Military Academy (Greek: , lit. ... The Hellenic Naval Academy (Greek: , lit. ... The Hellenic Air Force Academy (Greek:Σχολή Ικάρων) is a military academy responsible for supplying the Hellenic Air Force with professionally trained pilots. ...

  • Academy of Mercantile Marine
  • Hellenic Army School of Non-Commissioned Officers
  • Hellenic Naval Academy of Petty Officers
  • Hellenic Air Force Academy of Staff Non-Commissioned Officers
  • Hellenic Air Force Academy of Technical Non-Commissioned Officers
  • Hellenic Air Force Academy of Air Navigators
  • School of Police Constables
  • School of Chief Firemen
  • School of Tourism Education of Rhodes
  • School of Tourism Education of Agios Nikolaos

Private institutions

Private universities are prohibited by the Greek constitution. Any private higher education institutions that exist operate with a different legal status (e.g. as Educational Centers, or as branches of foreign universities, or with the method of franchising). In any case their degrees are not recognized by the Greek state as degrees of higher education.

// ALBA Graduate Business School is a leading academic institution founded in 1992 in Athens, Greece. ... The American College of Greece was founded in Smyrna, Asia Minor in 1875 and is the considered to be the largest American-sponsored educational institution outside the United States and the largest private institute of tertiary education in Greece, although officially it is not recognized by the state as a... The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) is the university division of the former Anatolia College in Merzifon, a private, not-for-profit educational institution founded in 1886. ... CITY College was founded in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1989. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

See also

This is a list of universities, colleges and other educational institutions providing higher education (meaning tertiary, quaternary or in some cases post-secondary education). ... A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z The alphabetical listing is based on Christina DeMellos pages at http://www. ... Educational oversight Minister for National Education and Religious Affairs Ministry for National Education and Religious Affairs Marietta Giannakou National education budget 4,7 billion € (public) 2. ... Athena (former KETEP/IRIS) Cultural & Educational Technologies Institute (IPET/CETI) Industrial Systems Institute (INBIS/ISI) Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) Institute for Research in Networks (IRNET) Institute for Information Systems and Simulation Academy of Athens Foundation for Biomedical Research of the Academy of Athens Research Centre for Modern...

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  • Comprehensive list of private universities in Greece

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