National Technical University of Athens

=97 th
BRICS & Emerging Economies 2016
501-600 th
World University Rankings 2016
Heroon Polytechniou 9, Athens, , Greece

National Technical University of Athens

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The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the oldest and most prestigious educational institution of Greece in the field of technology, and has contributed unceasingly to the country's scientific, technical and economic development since its foundation in 1836. In Greek, NTUA is called the “Ethnicon Metsovion Polytechnion”, which stands for National Metsovion Polytechnic. It was named “Metsovion” to honor the donors and benefactors Nikolaos Stournaris, Eleni Tositsa, Michail Tositsas and Georgios Averof, all from Metsovo, a small town in the region of Epirus, who made substantial donations in the latter half of the 19th century. NTUA is comprises nine academic schools, eight being for the engineering sciences, including architecture, and one for the general sciences.

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Key statistics

  • 14,780
    Number of Students
  • 26.9
    Student to Staff Ratio
  • 7%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 36 : 64
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Collected during World University Rankings on 28th Sep 2016

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