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 2017 - July 2018|
|Location||Main Building 30, Panepistimiou St, 106 79 Athens, Greece|
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), founded in 1837,
is the oldest state institution of higher education in Greece.
It is also the second largest comprehensive University in the country with a student body
of about 125.180 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including roughly 5.202
international students (undergraduate and postgraduate), over 1.953 members of academic staff and 1.320 of administrative/secretarial staff as well as specialized personnel.
Located in Athens, the capital city of Greece, the National and Kapodistrian University of
Athens has 8 Schools with 33 faculties, 18 Museums, 2 hospitals, 72 clinics, 8 main libraries,
160 laboratories and 7 research units, as well as many other services.
The UoA aims at excellence in both teaching and research and provides a full range of
undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs.
Its education includes a broad-based curriculum by cross faculty, inter University and
joint research programs. Additionally, UoA constantly broadens its community horizons
through international partnerships, bilateral and other, which enrich the academic
environment with diverse educational, research and cultural perspectives.
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||All faculties (Final decision regarding admission will be made by the Faculty).|
|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. However, there are also courses in other languages,
especially at the Foreign Languages' Faculties and the Faculty of Law which offers specialized
programmes in English, French, German and Italian.
Some postgraduate programmes offer courses in other languages (mainly in English).
As not all incoming students are fluent in Greek at the beginning of their study, the University
of Athens requires a sufficient knowledge of the English language to allow students to
communicate and function within an academic context.
|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.
It is students' responsibility to find and rent an apartment.
However, the University Students Association ESN Kapa (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) can advise students about renting and housing.