The HOU was legally founded with article 27, par. 1, pas. a of Act 2083/1992 as an independent and wholly self–governed higher education institute. It operates as a Legal Person of Public Law under the supervision of the Hellenic State, as exercised by the Minister of Education.
The HOU Educational material consists of books, readers, supplementary p/c material and/or CDs and DVDs.The printed material is especially adapted to meet the needs and standards of Distance Education. In the HOU textbooks each chapter clearly states its particular aims and objectives, and also contains lists of key concepts and expected outcomes as well as a synopsis, bibliography and in some cases a guide for further reading.
The HOU's mission is to provide distance education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. For that purpose, it develops and implements appropriate learning material and methods of teaching. The promotion of scientific research as well as the development of the relevant technology and methodology in the area of distance learning fall within the scope of the HOU's objectives.
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The open university experience was very good and it fitted my personality better than the conventional. It was a hard master's degree and i am happy that i managed to the full with such good grades. I really feel it was worth it, i am a better scientist than before due to the general knowlegde I gained and more fit for management.
This university has a very good e - learning program specialy for people that at the same time are working and they can't have a physicall presence at the lesson. The teachers are great and very helpful.
There are not enough money to show us what we need to know and the stuff does not love his job, so the methods that they teach you it is not the proper, in my point of view.