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Athens University of Economics and Business

4.0 out of 5 (111 ratings / 97 reviews) Athens, Greece
Athens University of Economics aims at providing high-quality education. The objective is to train competent faculty in order to meet present and future needs of economy and society at national and international level, and the training of scientists, in the fields it is expertized to, that are capable of becoming bearers of creation.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (1)

About

History

The establishment of Athens University of Economics and Business came about as a matter of historic necessity following the economic, technological and social changes that took place in Greece at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries.

Education

Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) is a State University whose mission is to produce and disseminate knowledge in fields that serve both the national and international economy and society, as well as to mold responsible citizens capable of creating, contributing, participating and leading in the international environment. 

Research

  • AUEB's Research Center was established in 1983. It aims at providing the institutional framework which facilitates and supports the research carried out by Faculty members, in the general fields of economics, management and computing.
  • Research at the Center is carried out mainly by members of the academic staff of the University. Visiting scholars and short-term appointees may also engage in research activities. All research is undertaken with a view towards eventual publication in scholarly journals, discussion papers and monographs.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
801
2020
801
2019
801
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
801 -200
2019
601
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Services

Student services

The International Relations Office of the University was established in 1989. The main objectives of the Office are:

  • European Union educational programs,
  • participation in international student fora and exhibitions,
  • representation at international conferences and congresses,
  • organization of seminars, educational visits and cultural meetings,
  • promotion of the University activities abroad,
  • creation of new cooperation with foreign higher education institutions,
  • counselling to incoming and outgoing students.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The Athens University of Economics and Business is centrally located in downtown Athens. The main building of the University is located at 76, Patission Street in Athens, two blocks away from the Archaeological Museum. 
  • The backside of the building faces the Pedion Areos Park and the Panellinios Sports Club. Four more buildings in the area cover the University's needs in offices and teaching rooms. 
  • One of them is located at 12, Kodrigtonos Street and the other at 12, Derigny Street. The Research Center is located a few blocks away, at 46, Kefallinias Street and the Graduate School building is located at Louzitania building at the corner of Evelpidon and Lefkados Street.

Student Reviews

Review on AUEB by a greek student
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is a really nice university located in Athens city center. It has not a big campus. The professors are helpful and friendly. I feel proud being a student in this university because it is so well organized comparing to other greek universities.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Athens university of economics and business is a distinguished public learning university with rather high research output. Its professors are talented and qualified enough to provide quality knowledge and help students develop individual initiative and critical thinking. There is a wide variety of scientific fields in each bachelor program, so the students benefit for...

Interesting but not to me
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

The only downside to the University was its location and the environment around it. I chose to withdraw from my studies because i found that i was not one hundred percent sure that i wanted to follow Economics in general.

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