University of Patras
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Greece
Found Year: 1964
Address: University Campus
Introduction

In 2014, the University of Patras celebrated 50 years of Academic operation, marked by continuous development and constantly emerging new achievements. The University presently stands well ahead of its original goal, which was to set “a firm model of an Academic institution providing Greece with a highly qualified Alumnae contributing to the society’s development and growth”. Today, the University of Patras enjoys recognition as an Academic Institution with a worldwide impact, attracting thousands of students and a large number of Academic and Research Personnel actively involved in the cutting-of-edge science, Innovation and Excellence. The University of Patras was founded in the city of Patras in 1964 and it began functioning in the Academic year 1966-67. The establishment of the University contributed vastly to the decentralization of Academic Education in Greece. In June 2013 the University of Western Greece was incorporated in the University of Patras. In 2019 the Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece was incorporated in the University of Patras. The University is situated in Patras, Messolonghi, Agrinio, Aigio, Pyrgos and Amaliada. The campus in Patras is located in the suburb of Rion. It is a self-contained campus located at the foot of mount Panachaico with a view over the Gulf of Corinth and the mountains of Central Greece across the water. Our international policy is achieved through the cooperation with universities and research institutions worldwide. Cooperation includes activities related to reasearch, teaching, intensive programmes and the development of common curricula, establishment of bilateral agreements, as well as the participation in international organizations, networks and associations.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Civil Engineering
151-200
Atmospheric Science
201-300
Mechanical Engineering
201-300
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
301-400
Chemical Engineering
301-400
Biotechnology
301-400
Environmental Science & Engineering
401-500
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
401-500
Key Statistics
34822
Total Enrollment
1250(3.6%)
International Students
31873
Undergraduate Enrollment
1161(3.6%)
International Students
2949
Graduate Enrollment
89(3.0%)
International Students