The University of Patras was founded in the city of Patras on 11 November 1964 as a self-governed Academic Institution under the supervision of the Greek Government. The University was initially established with the intention to focus on natural sciences, technology, economics, business administration and social sciences.
Together with its educational and research work, the vibrant campus life of the University of Patras attracts many students every year as their first and foremost choice for Higher Education studies.
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The Student Residence Hall is located within the campus, about 300 m East of the Administration Building. The residence has 664 single and 17 double bedrooms, a large restaurant, a theatre, an indoor swimming- pool, recreational facilities and snack-bars. Accommodation costs about 5€ per day. There is also a smaller Student Residence at Sihena, situated about 4 km East of the campus, which is owned by the University and operated by the Directorate of Student Care.
University of Patras becomes first Greek University to receive IChemE accreditation. The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has awarded the Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Patras (ChemEngUP), international accreditation for its Integrated Master Diploma (2017).
My experience for the past four years is good overall. The pandemic has affected negatively my studies, as I have found it much more difficult to stay involved when I’m not present in the university, and I don’t feel empowered to do so as well. The university and professors on the other hand adjusted well to the online environment, as after 3 exams periods there has been...
A friendly environment but with lack of equipment or facilities
The University of Patras is one of the best universities in Greece, mostly in engineering departments. It is a very demanding environment and the students have a high academic level. My experience in this university was good and I definetely earned a structured, logical and smart way of thinking.
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