Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the largest university in Greece, founded in 1926. The main campus is located in the centre of the city of Thessaloniki, and covers an area of about 33.4 hectares. It comprises 10 faculties which consist of 40 schools and 1 single-School Faculty. The strategic objectives of AUTh, in the framework of its vision and mission, remain high and consistently oriented to the continuation of its tradition, namely to be a pioneer institution, standing out among Greek and many foreign Universities on all levels: education, research, culture, connection with society. AUTh is the largest University in Greece covering all disciplines. It is widely recognized as a vibrant center of learning which draws its inspiration from a long tradition of academic achievement. The Lifelong Learning Courses (LLCs) offered by AUTH which were initiated in the spring of 2012, is to cater for the increased needs of the Greek society for training, learning and specialization. LLCs operate within a framework that guarantees a high level of education compatible with the role of a public university, as well as the effectiveness, the legitimacy and the validity of the educational services rendered.