University @ A Glance

The University of the Aegean offers a unique network of “academic ports of studies and research” into a dynamic and competitive institution. Situated in 6 beautiful islands in the Aegean Archipelago, the University of the Aegean challenges the prevailing limitations of the academic endeavour in Greece, both in terms of educational approach and in terms of organizational structure. The effects of such challenges have brought in academic achievements and the rapid development of the institution.

Cyclades Building

In less than thirty years, the University of the Aegean has evolved into an international research -oriented University offering 17 undergraduate (BA or BSc) and 28 postgraduate (MA or MSc) programs in modern interdisciplinary thematic areas such as environment, communication systems, cultural informatics, product design, educational engineering, food and nutritional sciences and Mediterranean studies. In addition, the University of the Aegean has established joined international postgraduate programs (i.e. in Biodiversity, in Environmental Policy and Management, in European Integration) as well as joined PhD degree programs in a wide range of thematic areas. A quick overview of the offered studies is offered here

The University of the Aegean has created a strong international academic and research profile, having been an active member of the European Universities Association (EUA), a founding partner of the Cremo network, member of the EMUNI Senate, partner in many academic and research networks and participant in more than 210 bilateral and LLP Erasmus academic agreements.


What has been said for University of the Aegean

 “an extremely dynamic and engaged university.” ,

 “... has been able to attract well-qualified staff as well as a significant number of excellent academics with international experience living and working abroad.”,

 “... research is certainly a strength at the University of the Aegean.”,

“...there is a strong sense of shared values, and a very healthy and positive atmosphere inspiring excellent staff-student-stakeholder Relationships”

“... an institution that staff and students are proud to identify with, and which offers excellent conditions for future development.”

European University Association (2005)


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