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Εθνικό Μετσόβιο Πολυτεχνείο
Country Greece
City Athens
Bachelor (foreigners)807 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)807 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,209 USD/year.
Cost of living $456-834 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1836
Abbreviation NTUA
Teachers 834
Students 8,978
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, Greece
• European University Association (EUA)
• Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
World ranking456
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation391
Employer Reputation194
Citations per Faculty239
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology69
Natural Science235
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking456
QS World University Rankings378
Cost of living in Athens
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 148 134
Food 168 335
Transportation 26 89
Communications and utilities 72 103
Clothing 24 89
Sports and leisure 19 84
Accommodation in Athens USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre149
Shared room in city centre135
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre244
1 bedroom apartment in city centre234
Alternative title
el Εθνικό Μετσόβιο Πολυτεχνείο
French École polytechnique d'athènes
Location on map
National Technical University of Athens or Εθνικό Μετσόβιο Πολυτεχνείο (NTUA) - public higher education institution in Greece. NTUA began its academic activity in1836. The main building of the university is located in Athens inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Second best university in Greece is National Technical University of Athens. The university is in the top 5% according to international ratings. National Technical University of Athens has garnered a reputation in international circles for its programs in «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science». NTUA is among the best in terms of education quality, proudly standing in the top 400 in the international rankings according to this criterion. According to surveys the university has a high standing among employers.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicant must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. For one academic year of bachelor studies a student will have to pay about 1000 USD. If you want to obtain your master’s at NTUA this will cost you less than 1000 USD. Before starting to plan your education at NTUA read more information on the official website http://www.ntua.gr.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, National Technical University of Athens teaches more than 8 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. 4% of all students are foreigners. The education is conducted by 834 teachers and professors. The university participates in a variety of international exchange programs between students and academic staff.

Infrastructure of NTUA. There is a library on the campus. It is a part of the European University Association (EUA), and also a member of Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER).

National Technical University of Athens - Official Description

The National Technical University (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country's scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836. It is closely linked with Greece's struggle for independence, democracy and social progress. In Greek, NTUA is called the "Ethnicon Metsovion Polytechnion" which stands for National Metsovion Polytechnic. It was named "Metsovion" to honor the donors and benefactors Nikolaos Stournaris, Eleni Tositsa, Michail Tositsas and Georgios Averof, all from Metsovo, a small town in the region of Epirus, who made substantial donations in the last half of the 19th century.

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