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Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης
Country Greece
City Thessaloniki
Bachelor (foreigners)807 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)807 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,204 USD/year.
Cost of living $394-779 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1925
Abbreviation AUTH
Teachers 2,056
Students 51,874
Foreigners 7%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Μούσαις Χάρισι Θῦε (Ancient Greek)Μούσαις Χάρισι Θῦε (Ancient Greek)Sacrifice to the Muses and Charites.
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
• Coimbra Group
• Utrecht Network
• Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
• International Association of Universities (IAU)
• Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU)
• AIMOS Network
• European Association for International Education (EAIE)
• European Center for Strategic Management of Universities (ESMU)
• Balkan Universities Network
• Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
• European University Centre at Peking University
• European Universities Information & Relations Office (EUPRIO)
• European Language Council
• European Access Network (EAN)
• World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine
• Top Industrial Managers Europe (TIME)
• Technology Innovation Information (TII)
• European Network of Mobility Centers (ERA-MORE)
• QUALITY NET FOUNDATION
• Association for Dental Education in Europe (A.D.E.E.)
• International Committee on Monument Documantation (C.I.P.A)
• Network on European Education in Geodetic Engineering, Cartography and Surveying (E.E.G.E.C.S.)
• Societe Europeene pour la Formation des Ingenieurs (European Society for Engineering Education- SEFI)
• HumanitarianNet - Thematic Network on Humanitarian Development Studies
• Network of excellence. New Global Migration Flows and European Institutional Response
• ESU European Consortium for Political Research- European Summer University (E.C.P.R.)
• European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA)
• Teaching and Research in Engineering in Europe (TREE)
• Reseau Mediterraneen Des Ecoles D' Ingenieurs (RMEI)
• ATHENS Network
• European Language Council/Conseil Europen pour les Langues (ELC/CEL)
• Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
Rankings
World ranking443
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation298
Employer Reputation385
Citations per Faculty393
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities260
Engineering and Technology146
Life Sciences and Medicine266
Natural Science268
Social Sciences and Management212
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking443
QS World University Rankings462
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Cost of living in Thessaloniki
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 105 128
Food 148 304
Transportation 26 89
Communications and utilities 70 100
Clothing 23 88
Sports and leisure 21 71
Total394779
Accommodation in Thessaloniki USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre106
Shared room in city centre130
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre188
1 bedroom apartment in city centre238
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة أرسطو في تسالونيكي
German Aristoteles-Universität Thessaloniki
el Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης
Spanish Universidad Aristóteles de Tesalónica
French Université Aristote de Thessalonique
Japanese テッサロニキ・アリストテレス大学
Korean 테살로키니 아리스토텔레스 대학교
Portuguese Universidade Aristóteles de Salónica
Russian Университет им. Аристотеля г. Салоники
Chinese 萨洛尼卡大学
Location on map
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki or Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης (AUTH) - public higher education institution in Greece. The history of AUTH can be traced back to1925 . The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Thessaloniki.

University ranking. According to the international ratings Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the leading university of Greece and a desirable place to study for the majority of students. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is one of the most famous and prestigious universities in the world. Strong suits of the university are: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 300 in the international rating. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is respected by employers of Greece and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion of admission is the academic performance of the applicant. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of Greece. The cost of tuition for some bachelor’s programs doesn’t exceed 1000 USD for foreign students. The university has affordable master’s programs for as low as 1000 USD per year. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at AUTH may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website http://www.auth.gr for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is classified as a large university with more than 51,000 concurrent students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The ratio of foreign students at AUTH is 7% of all students. The academic staff includes more than 2100 teachers and professors. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of AUTH. The university has a functioning library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is a part of a few associations like - European University Association (EUA), Coimbra Group, Utrecht Network, Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), International Association of Universities (IAU), Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU), AIMOS Network, European Association for International Education (EAIE), European Center for Strategic Management of Universities (ESMU), Balkan Universities Network, Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI), European University Centre at Peking University, European Universities Information & Relations Office (EUPRIO), European Language Council, European Access Network (EAN), World Association for the History of Veterinary Medicine, Top Industrial Managers Europe (TIME), Technology Innovation Information (TII), European Network of Mobility Centers (ERA-MORE), QUALITY NET FOUNDATION, Association for Dental Education in Europe (A,D,E,E,), International Committee on Monument Documantation (C,I,P,A), Network on European Education in Geodetic Engineering, Cartography and Surveying (E,E,G,E,C,S,), Societe Europeene pour la Formation des Ingenieurs (European Society for Engineering Education- SEFI), HumanitarianNet - Thematic Network on Humanitarian Development Studies, Network of excellence, New Global Migration Flows and European Institutional Response, ESU European Consortium for Political Research- European Summer University (E,C,P,R,), European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA), Teaching and Research in Engineering in Europe (TREE), Reseau Mediterraneen Des Ecoles D' Ingenieurs (RMEI), ATHENS Network, European Language Council/Conseil Europen pour les Langues (ELC/CEL), Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF).

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Official Description

Although undergraduate studies at all public Higher Education Institutions are tuition-free for all students -according to the Greek Constitution- it is allowed to have tuition fees for postgraduate programmes. It depends on the Senate of each University and on the General Assembly of the relevant Departments to decide on that. Master Degree Programs at AUTh: Breakdown as follows: 48 MASTER PROGRAMS, 1 GREEK-FRENCH, 1 ERASMUS-MUNDUS, 16 INTERDISCIPLINARY, 2 WITH OTHER UNIVERSITIES. Furthermore AUTh has 20 special Agreements (Protocols) for PhD. The PhD level ends up to academic/research doctoral degrees http://dps.web.auth.gr/index.php/en/studies/metaptyxiakes

Bachelor - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greek Universities are legal entities of public law with full self-governance -under the supervision of the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs- and their mission is determined in the Legal Framework for Higher Education (Nr. 1 N.3549/07 Official Gazette 69 A). Given this fact, the Aristotle University’s of Thessaloniki (AUTh’s) particular triptych is specified as Interdisciplinarity, Internationalization and Intercultural Education. The Foundation Act for the University of Thessaloniki was published in the Official Gazette on June 22, 1925. The University Campus covers around 23 hectares in the centre of the city of Thessaloniki, but some educational and administrative facilities are located off campus for practical and operational reasons. Some of them are located outside Thessaloniki or even in other cities. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) is the largest University in Greece, comprising 7 Faculties organized into 33 Schοols, 5 single-School Faculties, as well as 4 independent Schools. 41 out of the 42 AUTh’s Schools offer a bachelor degree. The School of Mathematics, Physics and Computational Sciences consists of Academic staff but has no students. It supports in teaching activities other Schools of the University. The undergraduate studies at all public Higher Education Institutions are tuition-free for all...

Description of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greek Universities are legal entities of public law with full self-governance -under the supervision of the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs- and their mission is determined in the Legal Framework for Higher Education (Nr. 1 N. 3549/07 Official Gazette 69 A). Given this fact, the Aristotle University’s of Thessaloniki (AUTh’s) particular triptych is specified as Interdisciplinarity, Internationalization and Intercultural Education. The Foundation Act for the University of Thessaloniki was published in the Official Gazette on June 22, 1925. The University Campus covers around 23 hectares in the centre of the city of Thessaloniki, but some educational and administrative facilities are located off campus for practical and operational reasons. Some of them are located outside Thessaloniki or even in other cities. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) is the largest University in Greece, comprising 10 Faculties organized into 40 Schοols and 1 single-School Faculty. It has 2056 members of Academic Staff and 1438 of all the other staff categories. It has a total of 65026 registered undergraduate students (of which 3543 international) and 8472 postgraduate students (4520 at Master’s Level and 3952 at Doctoral level).
BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES: All 41 AUTh’s Schools offer a bachelor degree.
Faculty of Theology: School of Theology, School of Ecclesiastical and Social Theology Faculty of Philosophy: School of Philology, School of History and Archaeology, School of Philosophy and Pedagogy, School of Psychology, School of English Language and Literature , School of French Language and Literature, School of German Language and Literature, School of Italian Language and Literature Faculty of Sciences: School of Mathematics, School of Physics, School of Chemistry, School of Biology, School of Geology, School of Informatics Faculty of Law: School of Law Faculty of Economics and Political Science: School of Economics, School of Political Science, School of Journalism and Mass Media Studies Faculty of Engineering: School of Civil Engineering, School of Architecture, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, School of Urban-Regional Planning and Development Engineering Faculty of Fine Arts: School of Visual and Applied Arts, School of Music Studies, School of Drama, School of Film Studies Faculty of Education: School of Primary Education, School of Early Childhood Education Faculty of Health Sciences: School of Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Pharmacy Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment : School of Agriculture, School of Forestry and Natural Environment Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences: School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (Thessaloniki), School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (Serres) MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMS: The 41 Schools of AUTh offer a total of 68 Postgraduate Programmes. Breakdown as follows: 48 MASTER PROGRAMS, 1 ENGLISH SPEAKING, 2 GREEK-FRENCH, 2 ERASMUS-MUNDUS, 16 INTERDISCIPLINARY, 3 WITH OTHER UNIVERSITIES. Furthermore AUTh has 23 special Agreements (Protocols) for PhD. The PhD level ends up to academic/research doctoral degrees.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: AUTh has 138 bilateral agreements with Universities in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia, Asia to promote the academic cooperation and communication among students and academic staff. EUROPEAN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 2012 AUTH was awarded the Diploma Supplement Label by the European Commission. It has bilateral agreements with 596 European Universities and participates in LLP/ERASMUS, ERASMUS MUNDUS, ERASMUS MUNDUS EXTERNAL Cooperation Window, TEMPUS, EU-Canada, EU-Australia (GEJI) etc LANGUAGE OF TEACHING: All courses are offered in Greek language. International students are obliged to take courses of Greek Language in order to have the right to study at AUTh. EDUCATION AND RESEARCH UNITS: Under the supervision of AUTh are the following independent education and research units (situated either in or outside the main University Campus and the city of Thessaloniki). The Aristotle University Central Library is one of the largest in the Balkans. The entire library system has access to approximately 800,000 book titles, 18000 journals and 3000 printed subscriptions. The Experimental schools (primary and secondary education), The Institute of Modern Greek Studies The School of Modern Greek Language The Center for Foreign Languages Teaching The Centre for Byzantine Research The Telloglion Foundation of Art The University Clinics of the Faculty of Medicine (AUTh comprises one University Hospital and is affiliated to another 6 Hospitals) The Clinics of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine The Animal Breeding and Treatment Station in Kolhiko The University Farm The University Forests in Pertouli and Taxiarchis The Seismologic Station Olympus Scientific Station UNESCO Chair on Education for Human Rights and Peace (established 1997) UNESCO Chair and Network/International Network of Water-Environment Centers of the Balkans (established 2003) IASON PROGRAMME: supports Greek Studies Courses offered in Black Sea countries and/or the establishment of small Greek Studies Departments The University Summer Camp in Posidi
The University Sports Center MUSEUMS OF AUTh: The Cast Museum, the Folklore Museum, the Biblical Museum, the National Museum of Education, the Museum of Zoology, the Museum of wild fauna, the Botanical Museum, the Criminological Museum, the Forest Engineering Museum of Survey Instruments and Maps, the Museum of Modern Greek History, the Museum of Architecture and various archives and collections. CULTURAL ACTIVITIES: AUTh orchestra, choir, various cultural student groups
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