University of Patras

country rank  5
world rank  1112

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University Overview

Established in 1964, University of Patras is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Patras (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Greece. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece, University of Patras (UP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Patras (UP) 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 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών
Acronym UP
Founded 1964

University Location

Address University Campus
Patras (population range: 50,000-249,999)
25604 Western Greece
T +30 (2610) 991822
F +30 (2610) 991 711

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Andrea Papandreou 37, Maroussi
Athens 15185
+30 (210) 3723000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
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 Patras'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


  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • SGroup European Universities' Network (SGroup)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)
  • European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)

Academic Structure


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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018