Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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University Overview

Established in 1925, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Thessaloniki (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central Macedonia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Serres, Veria. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) 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 92 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AUTh also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλονίκης
Acronym AUTh
Founded 1925
Motto Sacrifice to the Muses and Charites

University Location

Address University Campus
Thessaloniki (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
54124 Central Macedonia
T +30 (2310) 99 6000
F +30 (2310) 206138
Other locations Serres, Veria

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Ministry for Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs, Greece
Athens 15180
+30 (210) 3442- 696, 100, 102

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Aristotle University of Thessaloniki'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 Not reported


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

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Utrecht Network
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU);

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018