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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

History

Eleftherios Venizelos was the first politician to start efforts to found a university in Thessaloniki at a time when Northern Greece had just been liberated and when reinforcing the “New Territories” . It was due to the initiative taken by the government of Alexandros Papanastasiou that the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was founded in 1925.

Education

  • The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki offers 41 Undergraduate study programmes that respectively lead to 1st cycle degrees.The minimum duration of studies is eight to ten semesters, and twelve semesters for the Medical School.
  • Currently, there are many Postgraduate Study Programmes operating in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, among which there are some Inter-departmental and Inter-institutional ones, and also some in collaboration with other universities in Greece and abroad. There is an appropriate body for recognition of a foreign University degree and that is the Inter-University Center for Recognition of Foreign Academic Titles.

Research

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki includes a wide spectrum of units that support and enhance its educational, social and research role:

  • Centre for Byzantine Research
  • Centre for Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Institute of Modern Greek Studies [Manolis Triandaphyllidis Foundation]
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Aristotle Studies
  • ‘Manolis Andronikos’ Interdisciplinary Centre for Archaeological Studies

Career

The Career Services Office (CSO) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was established in 1997, following the model of other career services offices already in operation in universities abroad.Its main goal is to provide its services to students and graduates of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in order to facilitate their successful transition from the university to the work environment and help them search for a job which corresponds to their qualifications, skills and the experience they have gained, providing them with the necessary information about further education and job opportunities.

PhD Programmes

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
3000 USD
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
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International Conference Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
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Coefficient
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Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
508 22
2024
530 121
2023
651
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
801
2023
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
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2023
501
2022
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
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2024
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2023
363
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The facilities of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki are located in the main campus and in the area of Thermi. Some educational and administrative facilities are located off campus for practical and operational reasons. A number of these facilities are located outside the city of Thessaloniki or even in other cities.

Housing services

Undergraduate and postgraduate A.U.Th. students, as well as PhD candidates, who come from large and/or low-income families, are entitled to free accommodation in the Student Halls of Residence. Social and economic criteria are considered for the selection of the students eligible to be accommodated in the Students Halls of Residence. All other students are welcome to visit the Department of Studies website.

Library services

The Library and Information Centre of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is an independent university unit which consists of the Central Library and its branches (Specialised Academic Libraries and Departmental Libraries). The Library and Information Centre supports teaching and research activities carried out at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

ICT services

The IT Center of AUTH is responsible for all network and computing infrastructure, the electronic services of the university, as well as the support of university users. Its activities cover the planning, development, procurement, management, security and maintenance of these ICT resources.

Medical services

All undergraduate and postgraduate students of Higher Education Institutions, including PhD candidates, are provided with health care services (hospital and medical services), pursuant to relevant provisions. The Student Health Care Service located in the University Student Club building and the AUTH Primary Health Care Centre located in the administration building.

Campus life

The main campus is located in the centre of the city of Thessaloniki, and covers an area of about 33.4 hectares. It comprises 10 faculties which consist of 40 schools and 1 single-School Faculty.

The facilities of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki are located in the main campus and in the area of Thermi. Some educational and administrative facilities are located off campus for practical and operational reasons. A number of these facilities are located outside the city of Thessaloniki or even in other cities.

Sports facilities

The University Gym of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki provides the students and personnel of the university with a wide range of sports programmes and activities. All programmes aim to improve the quality of life of the members of the academic community through sports, games and physical activity. Taking into consideration the fact that it caters for people with different needs and abilities, the University Gym has designed a number of programmes in the following fields in order to achieve its goals:

  • Recreational Sports
  • Organized activities - Classes
  • Indoor championships
  • Tournaments and sports workshops
  • Student and Staff Sports programmes
  • Competitive sports
  • Trips - Nature day trips
  • Sports academies

Student clubs

Student Unions

  • AEGEE- European Students Forum
  • A.I.E.S.E.C. - Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales
  • B.E.S.T. - Board of European Students of Technology
  • Co.Mv.o.S. (Cooperation and Motivation of Students)
  • Scientific Society of Hellenic Medical Students
  • ELSA Thessaloniki - European Law Students' Association
  • Erasmus Student Network of A.U.TH.
  • HelMSIC - Hellenic Committee for International Relations and exchanges of medical students
  • IAESTE - The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
  • IEEE AUTh Branch - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IVSA - International Veterinary Students' Association

An external evaluation of all academic departments in Greek universities was conducted by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA).

Thessaloníki, Kentriki Makedonia, Greece

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