National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ／ アテネ大学
|Number of students||1|
|Eligibility||Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program|
|Period of study||September 2019 - July 2020|
|Location||Administrative premises: 30, Panepistimiou St, 106 79 Athens, Greece|
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), as founded in 1837 and is the oldest University in Greece and the first Higher Education Institution in the Balkan and Eastern Mediterranean area. NKUA has eight (8) Schools offering a range of study areas defined by great variety and scope. Currently, students can choose among 33 bachelor’s and 143 master’s programs and also pursue doctoral studies.
39,789 undergraduates, 14,158 postgraduate students (at master level) and 8,753 Ph.D candidates, as well as 5,727 registered international students are pursuing their studies at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, supported by 1,643 professors, 402 other teaching and technical staff, as well as by 1.057 (administrative) staff members. Education and research facilities are located in an area of 700.000 sq.m
The mobility activities by the ERASMUS+ program are currently based on 655 Erasmus Agreements between the NKUA and 336 universities of 31 European countries. Last but not least, NKUA is currently involved in 62 scientific cooperation agreements with Universities worldwide (EU countries, US, Canada, China, Russian Federation, Japan, Australia, Israel, Jordan, Korea, Iran , Taiwan etc.), as well as Research Centers such as CERN (Switzerland), INRIA (France) and A * STAR (Singapore). Students may also take greek language lessons at the Modern Greek Language Teaching Centre of the NKUA.
Self portrait of the NKUA in several languages: https://en.uoa.gr/about_us/mission_policies_and_publications/university_of_athens_a_self_portrait/
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||All departments (Final decision regarding admission will be made by the relevant School or/and Department).|
|Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students||------|
|Graduate programs open to exchange students||All faculties (Final decision regarding admission will be made by the Faculty).|
|Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students||------|
|Minimum GPA (UG)||2.5|
|Minimum GPA (G)||Same as above.|
|Minimum language proficiency (UG)||
・The main language of instruction is Greek. Foreign Languages' Departments offers specialized programmes in English, French, German and Italian. The School of Law and Media Studies Department which offer specialized programmes in English.
Some postgraduate programmes offer courses in other languages (mainly in English). Masters offered in english can be found in https://en.uoa.gr/studies/master_programs_in_english/
・A sufficient command of English to allow students to communicate and function within an academic context is required.
|Minimum language proficiency (G)||Same as above.|
Classes begin: End of September
Exams end: Mid-February
Classes begin: Mid-February
Exams end: Beginning of July
|Important university website for exchange students||
The UoA does not provide accommodation to students. However, the University
Students Association ESN Kapa (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) can advise students
about renting and housing.