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 metropolis of Thessaloniki (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Central Macedonia. This institution also has a branch campus in Serres. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of Greece, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Greek higher education institution. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 95 years old Greek higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and 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, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address University Campus
54124 Central Macedonia
Tel +30 (2310) 99 6000
Fax +30 (2310) 206138
Other locations Serres

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
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 Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of Greece

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • EUA - European Universities Association
  • CMU - Community of Mediterranean Universities
  • EAIE - European Association for International Education
  • ESMU - European Center for Strategic Management of Universities
  • Balkan Universities Network
  • Balkan Universities Association
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
  • European University Center at Peking University
  • EUPRIO - European Universities Information and Relations Office
  • Utrecht Network
  • European Language Council
  • EAN - European Access Network
  • World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine
  • TIME - Top Industrial Managers for Europe
  • TII - Technology Innovation International
  • ERA-MORE - European Network of Mobility Centers
  • Quality Net Foundation
  • ADEE - Association for Dental Education in Europe
  • CIPA – International Scientific Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage
  • EEGECS - Network on European Education in Geodetic Engineering, Cartography and Surveying
  • CESAER - Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering, Education and Research
  • SEFI - Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs
  • Network of Excellence. New Global Migration Flows and European Institutional Response
  • E.C.P.R. - ESU European Consortium for Political Research- European Summer University
  • ELIA - European League of Institutes of the Arts
  • TREE - Teaching and Research in Engineering in Europe
  • RMEI – Réseau Méditerranéen des Écoles d’Ingénieurs
  • ATHENS Network
  • ELC/CEL - European Language Council/Conseil Européen pour les Langues
  • AUF - Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie
  • International Geothermal Center
  • TETHYS - Euro-Mediterranean Universities Consortium
  • RURSE - Regional Unit for integrated risk and security Management for South East Europe
  • CHERNE Network - Cooperation for Higher Education on Radiological and Nuclear Engineering
  • SEENET-MTP - Southeastern European Network in Matematical and Theoritical Physics
  • NeSS - Pontignano Sustainability Institute - Siena Sustainability Network
  • UNITOWN - University Town Network
  • CUAM - University Consortium Africa and Mediterranean
  • BSUN - Black Sea Universities Network
  • COST - European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research
  • EUNIS - European University Information Systems Organization
  • EJTA - European Journalism Training Association
  • ENEN - European Nuclear Education Network
  • ECTN - European Chemistry Thematic Network
  • Magna Charta Universitatum Observatory (MCUO)
  • European University Foundation - Campus Europae
  • ASECU - Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region
  • Student Chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists at AUTh
  • EAEVE - European Association of the Establishments for Veterinary Education
  • EUGENE - EUropean and Global ENgineering Education
  • Society for the Law of the Eastern Churches
  • Consociatio Internationalis Studio luris Canonici Promovento
  • IUFRO - International Union of Forest Research Organization
  • EUFORGEN - European Forest Genetic Resources Network
  • IFLA - International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
  • LIBER - Association of European Research Libraries
  • AESOP - Association of European Schools of Planning
  • ALERT - Geomaterials (Alliance in Europe for Education Research and Technology)
  • AECEF - Association of European Civil Engineering Faculties
  • Water Footprint Network
  • SDSN-Greece
  • FSEMAN - Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Academic Network
  • Scholars’ at Risk Network
  • UNWTO - World Tourism Organization
  • The Silk and The Road Universities Network
  • Student Associations' Affiliations
  • AIESEC - Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales
  • IAESTE - The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
  • BEST - Board of European Students of Technology
  • HelMSIC - Hellenic Medical Students' International Committee
  • AEGEE- European Students Forum
  • ACM - Association for Computing Machinery
  • ELSA - European Law Students' Association
  • ESN - Erasmus Students' Network
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IVSA - International Veterinary Students' Association
  • SDSN Youth - Sustainable Development Solutions Network

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