University of Piraeus

country rank  12
world rank  2140

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University Overview

Established in 1938, University of Piraeus is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Piraeus (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Attica. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece, University of Piraeus (UP) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Piraeus (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 80 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Πανεπιστήμιο Πειραιώς
Acronym UP
Founded 1938

University Location

Address Karaoli and Dimitriou 80
Piraeus (population range: 50,000-249,999)
18534 Attica
T +30 (210) 414 2245
F +30 (210) 414 2347

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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Piraeus's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
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


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018