The idea of establishing a University in Greece emerged alongside with the Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, officially founded in April 14th, 1837, is the first University not only of Greece but both the Balkan peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean region.
The Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells Research team of Prof. Evi Lianidou, based in the Department of Chemistry, in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), is working on this area during the last 15 years and is widely recognized based on publications, research grants and the organization of three International meetings on liquid biopsy up to now. It is our pleasure to announce that based on recent data, the ACTC research group, led by Prof. Evi Lianidou in the Department of Chemistry in NKUA is recognized as one of the top research groups worldwide in the area of liquid biopsy.
The Library Directorate was legislated in October, 1998, while in October 2005 a Unified Central Library was founded as an independent and decentralized Directorate Unit, under the name of "Library and Information Center (LIC)" of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). Its line of work comprises the functional coordination of the University's Libraries.
The Computing Centre is the unit of the Institution that is equipped with computer systems for covering computing needs of the Institution’s personnel.
It provides the appropriate material and software for the special computing needs of the users.
It offers technical support to its users and to systems of the laboratories of the Departments.
The University Club aims at improving the living conditions of the students of the University of Athens, their entertainment, and the enhancement of their social and cultural education, through procedures and initiatives for participation, socialisation and self-management. Hence, the operation of the following sections: