University of Patras

country rank  4
world rank  743

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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 small city of Patras (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Greece. This institution also has a branch campus in Agrinio. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of Greece, University of Patras (UP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Greek 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 55 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. UP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών
Acronym UP
Founded 1964

University Location

Address University Campus
Patras
26504 Western Greece
Greece
Tel +30 (2610) 996 683
Fax +30 (2610) 991 711
Other locations Agrinio

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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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 Andrea Papandreou 37, Maroussi
Athens 15180
(210) 344 2000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Patras's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of Greece


Year of first Accreditation

1964


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Universities' Network SGroup
  • Magna Charta Observatory
  • European Universities Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)
  • University Network of the European Capitals of Culture (UNECC)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)
  • Network of Universities of the Adriatic–Ionian Basin (UNIADRION)
  • Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region (ASECU)
  • Mediterranean Engineering Schools’ Network (RMEI)
  • Community of the Mediterranean Universities (CMU)
  • European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN)
  • European University Foundation (EUF)
  • Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

Academic Structure


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