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Undergraduate Programs of Studies

The deadline for the registration of undergraduate students admitted in the Department of Higher Education in Greece is specified by the Greek Minister of National Education and Religious Affairs and announced by the Mass Media.

For information about the registration procedure and the essential documents, students should contact the Secretariat of the Department where they have been admitted.

International Students

For international students, the following additional rules apply with regard to registration:

  • Greek language: The candidate must hold a certificate denoting his/her command of the Greek language. More...
  • International Student Form: The student must appear in person at the International Relations Office in order to fill the International Student Form and also be provided with a Letter which must be presented by the student to the Secretariat of the respective Department in order to register.
  • International non-E.U. students:
    • The student should pay fees, so as to cover a small percentage of both the expenses of studies and the books he/she is granted. More...
    • The student must be granted a student visa and a residence permit. More...

Postgraduate Programs of Studies

For all postgraduate courses, the selected candidates should contact the respective Department of the University, as decisions regarding entrance into post-graduate studies programmes is the sole responsibility of the Departments.

International Students

For international students, the following additional rules apply with regard to registration:

  • International Student Form: The student must appear in person at the International Relations Office in order to fill the International Student Form and also be provided with a Letter which must be presented by the student to the Secretariat of the respective Department in order to register.
  • International non-E.U. students:
    • The student should pay fees, so as to cover a small percentage of both the expenses of studies and the books he/she is granted. More...
    • The student must be granted a student visa and a residence permit. More...

Certification of Greek Language

The candidate who is admitted either into a Faculty or a Department must also hold a certificate denoting his/her command of the Greek language (such a certificate is issued after relevant examinations either by the University of Athens or by the University of Thessaloniki; alternatively, the candidate should hold a 3rd level or higher certificate issued by the Greek Language Centre of Thessaloniki.

If the candidate does not hold any of those language certificates, he/she can only enroll in the next academic year of his/her admission to a Greek University, on condition that he/she will by then have obtained the prerequisite language certificate. Otherwise, the candidate no longer has the right to enroll.

The examinations for the Greek language certificate are held twice a year:

For further information, concerning the language test and the examinations date, the candidates need to apply to either the University of Athens or the University of Thessaloniki a month before the fixed exam date, to make sure that they will not miss the deadline of the language test.

If a candidate holds a graduation certificate from a Greek or Cypriot Lyceum, no language certificate is required.

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Fees

The annual international undergraduate students fees are: about 550 EURO for those enrolled at the Departments of the School of Engineering and at the Department of Medicine and about 400 EURO for those enrolled in all other Departments. The amount has to be paid in full or in installments at the Bank of Greece at 41, Agiou Andreou Str., Tel. +30 2610 621155.

Students are exempt from this if they are:

  • of high academic standing and low income,
  • if they have a scholarship, and
  • if there is a bilateral agreement between the University of Patras and another University exempting student's fees.

For more information, students should contact the secretariat of the respective Department.

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