Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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world rank  530

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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 93 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.

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
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 over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Aristotle University of Thessaloniki's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Balkan Universities Network
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • European Universities Public Relations and Information Officers (EUPRIO)
  • European Language Council
  • World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine (WAHVM)
  • Top Industrial Managers for Europe (TIME)
  • Technology Innovation International (TII)
  • QualityNet Foundation (QNF)
  • Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)
  • International Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage (CIPA)
  • European Education in Geodetic Engineering, Cartography and Surveying (EEGECS)
  • Société
  • Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs (SEFI)
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
  • European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA)
  • Réseau Méditerranéen des Ecoles d'Ingénieurs (RMEI)
  • ATHENS Network
  • European Language Council (ELC)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019