Despite its dispersion and geographic location, T.E.I. of Epirus managed to be a dynamic regional HEI providing high-quality education and applied research. T.E.I. of Epirus has excellent infrastructure, state-of-the-art laboratories and organized libraries. It is a modern centre of scientific knowledge, technological research and innovation.
Our mission is to develop and offer profession-oriented educational programmes and knowledge of high quality in learning and educational environments in order for educational opportunities, production of knowledge and communication to benefit and challenge society’s needs locally as well as globally.
Our vision is to maintain a leading position nationally, providing high level educational programmes and elaborating innovative research, responding successfully to the challenges of our times.
T.E.I. of Epirus has 83 faculty members, 42 teaching and research fellows with national and international awards, 22 technical staff members and 94 administrative staff members.
T.E.I. of Epirus is comprised of five Faculties where eight academic Departments are included, offering 8 undergraduate (BA or BSc) programmes in modern interdisciplinary thematic areas, in four neighboring cities of Epirus (Arta, Ioannina, Igoumenitsa, Preveza).
Entry requirements to the Departments depend on the achievement score attained on the National Exams and on the Certificate obtained by the High School (Lyceum) graduates. In order for students to graduate, they must complete eight academic semesters (4 years) of study, which correspond to (at least) 240 units in the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).
T.E.I. of Epirus offers 7 full-time Postgraduate Programmes at the Masters level. Three of them are Joint Programs in collaboration with Greek universities. The Master Programmes, according to the Process of the European Higher Education Area, belong to the second cycle degree programs.
Courses are taught in Greek. Occasionally, exchange students (i.e. Erasmus) carry out assignments in English (or another language) or attend tutorials (in small groups or individual sessions) led by members of the academic staff. There are no tuition fees charged to students (Greek, international or exchange students).
T.E.I. of Epirus has a strong research orientation. The research carried out by its faculty can be divided into two categories:
- Basic theoretical research, which aims to promote scientific and technological knowledge. This research is published in international journals, conference proceedings, and so forth.Applied research, which explores technological issues and important problems in the economy and the society.
- Applied research, which explores technological issues and important problems in the economy and the society.
In order to facilitate the production of useful scientific research, TEIEP has invested in the creation of a significant number of well-equipped research laboratories staffed by high quality scientific personnel. 24 research laboratories are in operation.