Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is a universitywide partner in Thessaloniki, Greece.

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General information for exchange students

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of October – 4th week of February
Semester II: Late February – 4th week of June

Orientation generally commences the last week of September for Semester I and mid February for Semester II.

Exams take place in February for Semester I and in June for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

B2 level is required in the language of instruction.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Courses are normally taught in Greek. However, there are courses in other languages too, especially at the:

  • Foreign Language Faculties 
  • Faculty of Law (courses in English, French and German language)
  • School of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • School of Economics
  • School of Political Sciences

For all other fields of study, we do not advise choosing this partner university unless you speak Greek.

Housing assistance

The university does not offer their own accommodation. The Department of European Educational Programmes, in order to help the Incoming Erasmus+ and Erasmus Mundus students to find accommodation, has added in its current website a link showing flat and/or room advertisements from independent landlords.

Estimated living costs per month

Living in Thessaloniki will cost you around 600 EUR per month.

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Normal study load per term in credits: 30 ECTS

Grading system: A - F
Minimum pass: E (>5%)

Number of places available

3 places per year


Selection was necessary in the past few years.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia, Latin America & Middle East

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona


Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

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General exchange questions

Name: Patrick Chan

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.