The University of Patras is a nationwide and internationally renowned and acclaimed Higher Education Institution, thanks to its multifaceted and innovative work in both the sciences and health sciences as well as the humanities and social sciences. Its geographical location on the outskirts of the city of Patras, Rio, allows for its contact with a rich natural environment and its multifaceted contribution to the flourishing of the wider area.
In Patras is located the University of Patras and some departments of University of Peloponnese.
The University of Patras has 5 Schools, 24 Departments, 24 Undergraduate Courses, 47 Postgraduate Degrees, 2284 Digital Courses and 251 Open Courses. Particularly: School of Engineering, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, faculty of Health Sciences, School of Science, School of Business Administration and Management.
The University of Peloponnese has 3 departments in Patras. These are: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical engineering Of civil Engineers.