Technological Institutions Upgraded to Universities of Applied Sciences


Deputy Minister of Education Sia Anagnostopoulou stated that the Greek government has proposed an upgrade to Technological Institutions being renamed and restructured as Universities of Applied Sciences.

“We are one of the few countries that haven’t acknowledged the value of technological education” she highlighted.

She stressed that the intention is that the Technological Institutions can be used for PhD studies, she said that “the cooperation between universities and Technological Institutions are very good, some specialties of the Technological Institutions are very important”

“They are higher education institutions but nevertheless the Technological Institutions are considered less important than universities” specified the Minister.


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