Panepistimio patron - University of Patras

The University of Patras is the third largest University in Greece concerning the size of students potential, the faculty members, administrative personnel, number of departments, and accredited students titles. There are 22 Departments which operate 112 laboratories and 14 clinics fully equipped. The University of Patras has 21,200 undergraduate and 3,260 postgraduate students, 754 of faculty members, 238 of teaching staff, and 481 administrative personnel. Besides its distinguished path in education, the University of Patras has made excellence in the fields of basic and applied research. The University of Patras has acquired international prominence for pioneering and wide ranging research in areas such as Environment, Health, Biotechnology, Mechanics, Electronics, Informatics and basic science. A number of its Departments, Laboratories and Clinics have been designated as Centers of Excellence, on the basis of international assessment.

Contribution to the development of courses oriented to applications of fundamentals of science and chemical engineering to the environment. Emphasis shall be placed in aquatic chemistry, solution chemistry and crystal growth from solutions together with processes taking place at the solid/water interface. These processes are important for the mobilization and for the removal of pollutants from aquatic bodies. Preparation of course materials including demonstration activities for the use of model experiments. Moreover contributions shall be made to the organization and structure of the overall graduate programme designed implementing evaluation procedures for the assessment of the tasks. Our organization has an experience in the development of graduate programmes both at the National and at the International level through the Erasmus activities and is able to offer know-how and support for the development of targeted programs at a graduate level related with environmental issues.