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The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, often referred to simply as the University of Athens or UoA, is the oldest university in Greece. Athens, the capital and largest city in Greece, is one of the world’s oldest cities. UoA’s main campus is called Zographou and offers courses in 7 different departments. The universities Modern Greek Language Teaching Centre of the University offers Greek language courses to incoming Erasmus students and also has specialised programmes in English, French, German and Italian.


Quick Facts:

Location: Athens, Greece
City Population: 4 million
University Population: 50,000
Climate: has a subtropical Mediterranean climate, the city's climate alternates between prolonged hot and dry summers and mild, wet winters.
Nearest airport: Athens-Ben Epps Airport
Website: http://en.uoa.gr/


Why choose UoA?

  1. The University of Athens is equipped with 2 new and 2 renovated Student Halls, more than 35 new multi-media centers with free access to students, a new, modern swimming pool and 2 Sports Centers
  2. International students are welcome in the University of Athens and, in recent years, the number of non-Greek nationals studying in the various Faculties has increased
  3. 2 Nobel prize-winners have studied or taught at Athens