Harokopio University of Athens

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Rector & Vice Rectors

Rector

Professor Maria Nikolaidi

Deputy Rector of Economic Affairs and Research

Professor Konstantinos Ambeliotis

Deputy Rector of Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance

Professor Georgios Dedousis

Deputy Rector of Administration and Student Welfare

Assoc. Professor Georgios Malindretos

Deputy Rector of Research, Development and Lifelong Learning

Professor Christos Chalkias

History

Founded in 1929 by the national benefactor Panagis Harokopos, HAROKOPIO UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS is a public-spirited institution, operating in its current legal form since 1990. The main campus of Harokopio University of Athens is situated in the Municipality of Kallithea, Αthens, and is recognized and awarded as an exemplary studying environment. Harokopio University of Athens constitutes a research institution, achieving top rankings at a national level, where more than one-third of the student population are postgraduate and Ph.D. students. It ranks in the top 8% out of 19,788 universities worldwide, according to the 2021-22 edition of the “Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings”, which makes an exceptional contribution to society in the fields of health science, technology, environment, and sustainable development.

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Scientific profile

Disciplines & Departments

Harokopio University of Athens comprises three Schools :

  • School of Environment, Geography and Applied Economics
  • School of Health Sciences and Education
  • School of Digital Technology

International Profile

Harokopio University of Athens welcomes and embraces students -wherever they might come from- and encourages them to pursue their academic goals and interests. Scientific exploration and technological development is a core aspect of Harokopio’s identity as an organization, and it is open to new collaborations with institutions with which we share common values and goals.

Researchers of the Harokopio University of Athens have established strong research collaboration with colleagues in US Institutions over the years. Active collaborations include research groups in the University of Texas at Austin, the University of California at Davis, Rutgers State University of New Jersey, and Harvard University. These collaborations focus on staff, post-doc, and Ph.D. student mobility hosted both at the Harokopio University of Athens and partnering US institutions.
The Fulbright program has supported many of these endeavors over the years, while there is a significant number of Fulbright alumni among our staff members.

Further nourishing the existing research collaboration with U.S. institutions, the University since 2017 undertook the initiative to promote student mobility and exchange programs. To this end, we established MoUs with the Rutgers State University of New Jersey and George Mason University.
Harokopio University of Athens is one of the most effective members of the network created by Study in Greece – studyingreece.edu.gr – the official project of Greece for the internationalization and the extroversion of the Greek Higher Education.

Schools

Department: Nutrition and Dietetics
Location: Eleftheriou Venizelou, Kallithea PC 17671, Athens
Website:
www.ddns.hua.gr
Telephone: +30 210 9549111/114

Department:Economics and Sustainable Development
Location: Eleftheriou Venizelou, Kallithea PC 17671, Athens
Website:
www.dhee.hua.gr
Telephone: +30 210 9549117/109

Department: Geography
Location: Eleftheriou Venizelou, Kallithea PC 17671, Athens
Website:
www.geo.hua.gr
Telephone: +30 210 9549150

Department: Informatics and Telematics
Location: Omirou 9, Tavros PC 17778, Athens
Website:
www.dit.hua.gr
Telephone: +30 210 9549401

International Studies

Masters (MSc)

School of Health Sciences and Education | Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Master in “Public Health and Nutrition” (MPH and NUTR) Program of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics of the School of Health Sciences and Education at Harokopio University, provides candidates with the necessary knowledge, specialized skills, and subject-specific expertise in nutritional sciences, applied epidemiology and public health so as to propagate international career paths in public health nutrition. Specifically, the Program aims are:

  • To train Public Health scientists to design and manage interventions aimed at securing the health of populations.
    To train scientists holding executive positions in public and private organizations related to Public Health and Nutrition.
    To educate scientists of various interdisciplinary backgrounds for future professional career advancements in the field of Public Health.
    To develop research and to propagate the knowledge base in the field of Public Health.

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School of Environment, Geography and Applied Economics | Department of Economics and Sustainable Development

The International Master Program (MSc): «Sustainable Tourism Development: Cultural Heritage, Environment, Society» launches its 3nd year of operation and invites all interested to submit their candidacy by July 3rd, for the academic year 2020 – 2021. The Program is implemented through the pioneer cooperation of three Universities: the Harokopio University of Athens (Department of Home Economics and Ecology, Department of Geography, Department of Informatics and Telematics), the University of the Aegean (Department of Business Administration) and Université Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne (IREST – Institute de Recherche et d’ Études Supérieures du Tourisme). See more here.

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News

Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice: Britain, Greece and the EU
Study in Greece Masters of the Week: Professor Demosthenes Panagiotakos on the MSc in Public Health and Nutrition at HUA
Workshop on international degrees on Monday 20/2 in Harokopio
Distinguished accomplishments for the Harokopio University of Athens in the THE Rankings
Annual Conference: Research Committee 21 of the ISA – International Sociological Association, Athens (24-27/08/2022)
International PhD in Disruptive Technologies at Harokopio University

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