Universities in Athens, Greece
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Athens
8 out of 14
  • Universities in Athens
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
18
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Athens
  • (11 institution and 7 subject rankings)
6
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Athens
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Athens, Greece

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Athens
  • 29 Mar, 2021: Publication of US News: Best Grad Schools (US) (Computer Engineering). Ohio University with highest ranking among universities in Athens ranked #93.
  • 18 Mar, 2021: New edition of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. 6 universities in Athens ranked.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Latest QS World University Rankings By Subject (Pharmacy & Pharmacology) from British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK. 25 universities from Athens appear in this ranking.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: New edition of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. 3 universities in Athens ranked.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Athens

Civil Engineering
#7 
National Technical University of Athens
Dentistry
#51 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Civil Engineering
#107 
National Technical University of Athens
English
#108 
Ohio University
History
#113 
Ohio University
Agricultural Sciences
#137 
Agricultural University of Athens

Rankings of universities in Athens, Greece 2021

#1

National Technical University of Athens

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  • #6 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #477 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #411 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #257 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (711 reviews)
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  • #142 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #211 
  • #483 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #158 
  • #689 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#4

Agricultural University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #1078 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #2596 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#5

Harokopio University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (30 reviews)
  • #12 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #3920 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #1512 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


#6

University of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (93 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #242 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #206 
NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
[Published 10 October, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #78 
NTU Europe
[Published 10 October, 2020]


#7

Panteion University

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  • #21 
  • #2433 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

Athens School of Fine Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
  • #26 
  • #9488 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

Technological Education Institute of Athens

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (67 reviews)

#10

Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Ohio University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (27 reviews)

#11

The American College of Greece

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#12

Hellenic American University


#13

Academy of Athens


#14

University of West Attica


Athens Key Facts for International Students

Population: 665000

Elevation: 70 m. above sea level

Time: GMT +2

District/province: Attica,

Living costs for students in Athens:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 70* (30% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 60* (40% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 60* (40% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.05 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

National Technical University of Athens ranks #1 in Athens in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Athens Ohio University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 23 rankings where Ohio University is listed.

National Technical University of Athens is ranked best in Athens for Engineering (Civil Engineering). See all rankings for the National Technical University of Athens.

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is ranked best in Athens for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

National Technical University of Athens is ranked best in Athens for Natural Sciences (Civil Engineering). See all rankings for the National Technical University of Athens.

Ohio University is ranked best in Athens for Languages & Literature (English). See all rankings for the Ohio University.

Ohio University is ranked best in Athens for Social Studies & Humanities (History). See all rankings for the Ohio University.

Agricultural University of Athens is ranked best in Athens for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the Agricultural University of Athens.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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Forbes

Criteria used in ranking -America's Best Value Colleges 2019:
Rank on Forbes 2018 Top Colleges ranking 20%
Student debt 20%
Alumni earnings 20%
Net price 20%
Graduation rate 10%
Pell Grant recipients 10%

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Kiplinger

Criteria used in ranking -Kiplinger's Best College Values:
Quality Criteria 55%
Cost Criteria 45%

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MONEY

Criteria used in ranking -MONEY Best Colleges:
Quality of education 33.33%
Affordability 33.33%
Outcomes 33.33%

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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