University of the Aegean

country rank  8
world rank  1366

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University Overview

Established in 1984, University of the Aegean is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Mytilene (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North Aegean. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chios, Karlovasi, Rhodes, Ermoupolis, Myrina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece, University of the Aegean (UAegean) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of the Aegean (UAegean) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Greek higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Πανεπιστήμιο Αιγαίου
Acronym UAegean
Founded 1984
Motto Modern studies in the cradle of knowledge
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Administration Building, University Hill
Mytilene (population range: 10,000-49,999)
81100 North Aegean
T +30 (22510) 36000
F +30 (22510) 36009
Other locations Chios, Karlovasi, Rhodes, Ermoupolis, Myrina

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Administration Building, University Hill
Mytilene 81100
+30 (22510) 36161

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of the Aegean's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018