One of the main objectives of the University of Patras is the creation of knowledge through the promotion of the scientific research. University's research activity is supported by its workforce and the state-of-the-art infrastructure and represents the most significant factor for the improvement of Education and Learning.

Research @UPatras

The University of Patras is significantly active in research and has a reputation for quality and innovative research. The University’s research activity is supported by its policies for the promotion of excellence and the creation of the appropriate research environment.

Management of Research

The funding for research at the University of Patras is managed by the Research Committee in accordance with the Guide for the Management of Research Funding.

Rights and ethics in research

The University of Patras has signed the Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for their Recruitment  and operates a EURAXESS Services Center. Moreover, the Senate has appointed a special Committee for Ethics in Research

Infrastructure and research support

The University of Patras supports the research activities of its members through a centralized infrastructure and scholarships/grants from its own resources. Simultaneously, the University offers specialized laboratory and consulting services upon contracts with public or private sector organizations and companies.


At a glance

  • 3rd position in number of publications among Greek universities
  • 23,7 MEuro research funds
  • 1598 researchers

(as of 06.2018)