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School of Primary Education – Faculty of Education

 

The Faculty consists of the School of Primary Education and the School of Early Childhood Education. The School of Primary Education was founded in 1983. There are about 2,000 undergraduate students, 100 post-graduate and PhD students and 200 in-service teachers (at a special professional development course for in-service teachers).

For more about the School of Primary Education and the Faculty of Education visit:

http://www.eled.auth.gr & http://www.educ.auth.gr

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)

 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the largest university in Greece. It is located in the city centre; it consists of seven faculties which have a total of 33 departments; there are 98,000 undergraduate and post-graduate students, and 2,300 academic staff and researchers. For more about AUTH visit: http://www.auth.gr

 

 

 

 

 

Thessaloniki

 

Thessaloniki, having a population of 1,200,000 people, is the second biggest city in Greece and a very important commercial civic centre of the Balkan area. It is built on the edge of the gulf of Thermaikos and from the city’s sea front one can see mount Olympus.

 

 

 

Thessaloniki is more than 2,300 years old and is named after the sister of Alexander the Great. The city was founded by a general of Alexander named Kassandros in 316 BC. The city has been an administrative and financial centre during the Roman and the Byzantine years.

 

 

 

 

Nowadays, Thessaloniki is a modern cosmopolitan city of particular charm with distinct signs of its long eventful history. Thessaloniki is also a cultural centre (in 1997 it was the Cultural Capital of Europe) with the Aristotle University, many important Museum and Galleries, theatres and vivid art life not to mention the International Film Festival, Photosynkyria (the international photography exhibition), the International Book Festival that take place annually.

 

 

 

 

Thessaloniki is also known as the “Capital of Immigrants” as most of the population of the city has always been multicultural. Therefore, tastes from different cultures have met in this city and created a colorful cuisine that Thessaloniki is famous for.

 

 

 

 

For more about Thessaloniki visit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thessaloniki

 

 

 

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