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Volos 23-24/9/2017

Organized by the Greek Oral History Association and the Department of History, Archeology and Social Anthropology, in cooperation with the Regional Direction of Primary and Secondary Education and the City Museum of Volos, the workshop will famliarize the teachers with the production of educational scenarios related to the 1940s war period. Its aim is to create better understanding for a crucial period of Greek history, by focusing both on accurate historical documentation and written or oral personal testimonies. The workshop provides lectures and hands-on training sessions, as well as soundwalks in the city of Volos, where the participants can rediscover their city through oral testimonies about the 1940s.



We are honoured to invite you to join your peers and subject matter experts in EUROMAT2017, that will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece, September 17 – 22, 2017.
EUROMAT is the first international congress in the field of materials in Europe. The EUROMAT2017 congress venue will be the “Thessaloniki Concert Hall”, a unique complex of buildings conveniently located at the seafront of the city.
Thessaloniki is a vibrant and modern European city, one of the most important trade and business centres in the Balkans, with great history dating back to around 315 BC. The city is strategically situated in Macedonia, Northern Greece, and is easily accessible from all over the world. Nearby archaeological sites from the time of Alexander the Great and Roman and Byzantine times offer great opportunities for sightseeing, before or after the congress.
Thessaloniki is one of the largest student cities in South-eastern Europe and has the largest student population in Greece. The city has two state universities, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, which was founded in 1926 and is the largest University in Greece, and the University of Macedonia as well as the Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki. It also hosts a leading Research Center, the Center for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH), and many private international institutions, affiliated with and/or accredited by overseas universities.
In 2017 FEMS will be 30 years old. This milestone in the history of FEMS and will be celebrated with special events in the Congress, organised to highlight this special occasion.
We look forward to seeing you in Thessaloniki in EUROMAT 2017.



Volos 24/6/2017

The Student Group of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Thessaly will present its new racing car at the port of Volos. Specifically, the event will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 21.00, at the port of Volos (in front of the Papastratos building).

The Centaurus team of the University of Thessaly was founded in October 2009 by 12 undergraduate students of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The aim was to design and construct a racing car, aiming to participate in the world's largest contest for student engineers, Formula Student. Apart from the basic knowledge they had acquired from the School, the team started from scratch on this subject.

The scientific team leader is the Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Alexis Karmedides.

Its history includes three car models, Chiron, Nessus, the upgraded model of Nessus, Nessus R and Thireus. Some of its important moments are:

  • 1st Classified - Class 3
    Varano de'Melegari, September 2011, Italy
  • 3rd in Design event - Class 2
    Silverstone, July 2012, United Kingdom
  • 1st in Business Presentation
    4th in Cost Event -Class 1
    Varano de'Melegari, September 2013, Italy
  • 10th in Skidpad Event
    12th in Business Presentation
    -Class 1 Gyor, 21-24 August, Hungary
  • 19th in Skid Pad Event
    27th Classified
    -Class1 Formula Student Germany, Hockenheim 2015
  • 24th in Cost Event
    -Class1 Formula Student Germany, Hockenheim 2016
  • 10th Classified
    7th in Cost Event
    -Class 1 Gyor, Hungary


This year, the team is ready to compete on the Czech track with the upgraded model of its latest car, Thireus R with promises of high rankings!


Volos 23/6/2017

The Department of Special Education (SED) organises its 6th Annual PhD Meeting on Friday 23/06/2017, 11.00-19.00, at the Skouvara Room of the New UTH Building in Volos.

The Meeting Programme includes talks from 25 SED PhD students who will present their research work, as well as a talk from the invited Prof. Anastasiou from the Southern Illinois University, USA, who will discuss the differences in special education systems and the Pisa results.

The Meeting offers an opportunity to meet and collaborate with the students and staff of SED, and will end with a party for summer wishes.


Volos 10/6/2017

The Department of Primary Education and the Graduate Program "Educational Administration and Management" are organizing a conference on " Inequalities and Aspects of Justice in Education " to be held on Saturday 10 June 2017, at 10:00, in the Saratsi Amphitheater (Papastratos Complex) at the University of Thessaly in Volos.

Start: 10:00, Registrations 9:30-10:00
Saratsi Amphitheater
Delmuzos Building 3rd Floor, Papastratos Building - Volos


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