The NTUA Senate Committee of International Affairs was established after the Resolution of the NTUA Senate Assembly on 24.09.2010 (8th Conference of the NTUA Senate Assembly_ Subject 4). The NTUA Senate Committee of International Affairs was established in order to develop the strategy of the NTUA policy for cooperation with foreign universities and research institutions and to reinforce the exchange of students and staff with European universities and those from all over the world.
The mandate of the NTUA Senate Committee of International Affairs follows the mandate of the NTUA Rector and Vice-Rectors, where major part of that is the NTUA cooperation with foreign universities and institutions. Members of the Senate Committee are elected by the NTUA Faculties and other Academic Bodies of (Article 5 § 2.2.d). Prof. Antonia Moropoulou, Vice Rector is responsible for the operation of the Senate Committee. (Article 5 § 2.1a-d). The NTUA Senate designates the Presidential of three professors including the Chair Professor of the Senate Committee who replenish the Appropriate Vice –Rector. The Chair Professor coordinates the work of the Senate Committee. The three professors of the Presidential a representative of Administrative Services and a Board Officer of the Senate Committee consist a five-member Executive Board of the Senate Committee of International Affairs responsible for implementing the mandate (Article 5 § 3.2.c). At the beginning of each academic year is determined by the Senate, upon the recommendation of the Rector (Article 5 § 2.1.c), the Chair Professor of the Senate Committee, one of Presidential three members, which replenishes Vice Rector in its absence and is responsible for the coordination and the implementation of the objectives and actions of the Senate Committee of International Affairs.
Tasks of the Senate Committee of International Affairs:
- Development of bilateral relations with Universities, Research Centers and Institutes in Europe and Abroad
- Cooperation Agreements with Universities and Institutions for mutual development of institutions in educational and research level (eg common graduate programs, co-supervised doctoral theses, etc.)
- Development of cooperation with international and European institutions and organizations
- Development and Enlargement of the European student exchange program
- Development of foreign language education programs, actions and institutions of NTUA and dissemination of the Greek language among the foreign hosted students.
Chair Professor of the Senate Committee of International Affairs for the Academic period of 2012-2013:
Prof. Evangelos Gazis,
Professor of Particle Physics