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University of Peloponnese

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Type  Public
Nickname  UOP
Founded  2002
Established  2002
Phone  +30 271 023 0128
Colors  Red, Blue
University of Peloponnese

Motto  Επένδυση στη Γνώση ("Investing in Knowledge")
Chancellor  Theodoros Papatheodorou
Location  Corinth, Kalamata, Nafplion, Sparta, Tripolis, Peloponnese, Greece
Address  Karaiskaki 70, Tripoli 221 00, Greece
Similar  Ionian University, University of Western Macedonia, University of Central Greece, University of the Aegean, School of Pedagogical and Tech

The University of the Peloponnese (UoP; Greek: Πανεπιστήμιο Πελοποννήσου) is a university located in the Peloponnese, Greece. It was founded in 2002 and comprises five schools in Tripoli, Corinth, Kalamata, Nafplion, and Sparta.


It was established as a public university with the Presidential Decree 13/2000. Its seat is Tripolis and is being developed at the level of complete schools in the five capitals of the Prefectures of the Region of Peloponnese.

The university was inaugurated on the 20th of September 2002 with the beginning of operations of the Department of Computer Science and Technology and the Department of Telecommunication Science and Technology of the School of Science and Technology.

Tutorial cmos and ttl circuits university of peloponnese


The emblem of the University of Peloponnese is Pelops.


The University of Peloponnese is divided into six academic schools (Greek: Σχολές), which are further divided into departments (Greek: Τμήματα):

  • School of Humanities and Cultural Studies in the city of Kalamata.
  • Department of Philology
  • Department of History, Archaeology and Cultural Resources Management
  • School of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences in the city of Sparta.
  • Department of Sports' Organization and Management
  • Department of Nursing
  • School of Economy, Management and Informatics in the city of Tripoli.
  • Department of Informatics and Telecommunications
  • Department of Economics
  • School of Fine Artsin the city of Nafplion.
  • Department of Theatre Studies
  • School of Social Sciences in the city of Corinth.
  • Department of Political Science and International Relations
  • Department of Social and Educational Policy
  • HQAA evaluation

    An external evaluation of all academic departments in Greek universities was conducted by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQAA).

    Modern Greek classes

    The university offers summer Greek classes in the Kalamata campus. The program is directed at Greeks living abroad, especially in the United States, Canada, Australia and the UK. For people of Greek descent who have at least one grandparent from the Messenia province, the classes are free as are room and food during the one-month program. The World Council of Messenians Abroad provides the funding for the scholarship program.

    Erasmus programme

    The University of the Peloponnese participates in LLP Erasmus Program (Studies and Placement). They welcome students from:

  • Member – states of the European Union  European Union
  • States – members of the European Economic Area:  Iceland, Norway
  •  Turkey
  •   Switzerland
  • Traditions

  • Reunions – annual gathering of alumni held the weekend before graduation.
  • Lawnparties – parties that feature live bands that are held simultaneously by all of the eating clubs at the start of classes and at the conclusion of the academic year.
  • Student elections
  • References

    University of Peloponnese Wikipedia