For 20 years, the Hellenic Open University offers exclusive distance education studies, with no place and time restrictions! Renowned in Greek society, with more than 30,000 graduates in every corner of the country, the HOU is currently one of the largest Universities in Greece, in terms of active students and teaching staff. At the same time, it continually renews its programs of study, to meet contemporary needs and requirements, and is a leader in the use of the most modern educational methods and technology solutions.
The HOU offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in a wide range of course subjects, corresponding to the areas of the four Schools of the University: Humanities, Applied Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences and Technology. With a firm belief in lifelong learning opportunities, the HOU also offers Short Programs of Study, leading mainly to the acquisition of specific professional skills.
Studies in the HOU are characterised by flexible material, intensity and duration, use of distance technologies optionally combined with conventional, live training sessions, as well as the continuous and personalised support of student by staff that is certified in open and distance education. As the only Open University in the country, the HOU stands out for its social and cultural action. Moreover, the quality standards of HOU’s programs have gained international recognition, as nine (9) of the recently launched online Masters have been awarded the E-xcellence Label by EADTU.