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Welcome Day for Incoming Students The International Relations Office (IRO) of the University of Thessaly has successfully organized for all its incoming students (Erasmus and others) a Welcome Day on Thursday, 25.February 2016, with a daily excursion in Pyli and Elati, traditional villages in the area of Trikala.

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Achievements for the University’s students

The students of the University of Thessaly won the first and second place in the international student competition on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, on 20-11-2015 organized by the Economics and Business University of Athens, the International Hellenic University and the University of Nicosia. The NOODIOteam-Argiris Stergiou, Christoforos Varakliotis, Christoforos Dimitriadis, Nikolaos Nanas, Giorgos Skiadaropoulos- won the first place. NOODIO is a digital platform in which new music artists are featured, with the use of advanced algorithms. Τhe Saleboxie (saleboxie.com) team won the second place. The team is consisted of Panagiotis Anastasiadis, Michalis Michailidis and Apostolos Leousis. Saleboxie is a platform that features an easy and automatic inventory of an e-shop’s in electronic market places, providing with an extended inventory of the merchant’s products and with access to a wider target group of consumers. The teams were supported by the programme for budding new innovative enterprises «Μαζί στην Εκκίνηση!» which was realized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of the University of Thessaly, the Hellenic Industry Unit and was funded by the National Strategic Reference Framework (2007-2013).


2015 Diploma Theses Exhibition-Department of Mechanical Engineering

The 2015 Diploma Theses Exhibition is organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, in the Department’s building, in the Pedion Areos campus of the University of Thessaly. The exhibition will take place from Wednesday 4th of November until Thursday 26th of November. These diploma theses are the peak of the educational and research career of the Department’s students and reflect on the rage of their interests, suggestions, ideals and visions. The exhibition is organized for the second time and hosts 43 projects that aim to promote the architectural dialogue among the students and professors of the Department, as well as open a path to discussion with the University and the city of Volos.


Blood donation for the Blood Bank of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

Thursday, 26 November 2015, in the courtyard of the Faculty, from 9.00-13.00.

The Blood Bank of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences exists since April 2012 and it continues the effort for blood availability in cases of emergency.


Blood donation from the Phaethon Marathon's athletes

The Laboratory of Professor Dimitris Kouretas in the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Thessaly with the assistance of Thanassis Paidis and the Organizing Committee of Phaethon Marathon have organized a blood donation from the athletes of the Sunday's Marathon, in order to examine the possibility that such athletes can be donors to our fellow citizens in need. It is worth mentionning that this is the first similar attempt ever in Greece.


International Award for the Telecommunications & Networks Team

The Research Project "An Iterative Double Auction for Mobile Data Offloading", carried out by the researcher George Iosifidis and Professor Leandros Tassioulas, in collaboration with a Research Group from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, received the Best Paper Award of the 11th International Conference WiOpt 2013 held in Tsukuba Science City, Japan. In this paper was presented a new architecture for managing the increasing volumes of data, which is one of the biggest future challenges for wireless internet infrastructure.


Distinguished Researcher Award 2012

The External Nomination Committee for the Distinguished Researcher Award 2012 in the cognitive area of Humanities & Social Sciences and the Research Committee of the University of Thessaly decided to announce Marios Goudas, Professor of the Department of Physical Education and Sports of the University of Thessaly, as Distinguished Researcher in the cognitive area of Humanities and Social Sciences.


The "Τreasure" of Kythnos in Louvre

Aroma of Kyklades in Louvre, on Friday the 7th of June 2013, where the Professor of Classical Archaeology, Alexander Mazarakis- Ainian will present the findings of the excavations of the University of Thessaly in Vryokastro(Kythnos). His lecture will be about the "Treasure" of the Temple of Kythnos (Cyclades) and its significance for the study of Greek Archaic Sanctuary".

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Welcome Day for the Foreign Students of University of Thessaly


On Wednesday, 13th of March 2013, all Erasmus and other foreign students of the University of Thessaly in Spring Semenster participated in the " WELCOME DAY" organized by the International Relatons Office of the University (IRO).
The program included an excursion in the area of Lake Plastira, sightsseing tour with the guidance of the Greek Erasmus Volunteers Students and the IRO's Staff and finally welcoming by the Academic Coordinator of the Dep. of Veterinary School, M. Polychronis Kostoulas and Lunch in the Student Restaurant in Karditsa Campus.
The " Welcome Days" is a practice strongly supported by the foreign students and the IRO of the University of Thessaly.


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