The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) was founded in 1925 and was named after the famous ancient philosopher Aristotle. It is one of the largest University of Greece, covering an area of about 34 hectares and located in the city centre.
It consists of 41 Faculties and Schools oﬀering all kinds of studies, has about 74.000 registered students (65.000 undergraduate and 9.000 postgraduate, 4.000 of which at Doctoral level), more than 2.500 permanent teaching staﬀ and approximately 800 permanent administrative staﬀ.
AUTh houses 16 Museums, Archives and Collections, has 3 choirs, 1 orchestra, 1 opera. It facilitates a Gym providing a wide range of sports’ programmes and activities, a restaurant where more than 15,000 meals are served to all members of the university community on a daily basis and a Career Services Oﬃce where you can get detailed information and advice about studies, career and employment opportunities. The university also has a Camp in Kalandra (Halkidiki), a piny area next to the sea.
AUTh takes part in the Erasmus exchange programme and is a member in 11 student unions.
Finally, AUTh was certiﬁed as fully compliant by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency Board on 10/9/2019 after the external evaluators visit on July 2019.