Infrastructure

Location/Buildings

The Department:

  • is located North-West of the Administration Building of the University Campus (area of Old Air-force Unit)
  • is housed in a number of separate small buildings

the Department’s infrastructure is adequate and it is expected to be substantially improved when its new building, currently under construction, will be completed (end of 2020).

More information about the University Campus can be found in the following links:

Departmental Library

A departmental library is situated next to the Departmental Office. It lends books and other published material to students for a maximum period of twenty days and also provides photocopying facilities.

The Department subscribes to all the leading economics journals and to a large number of specialists journals related to the research activities of the faculty members. Students and staff members have access to this material through the Central Library of the University.

Computer Laboratories

The Department of Economics has two (2) Computer Laboratories, equipped with all the latest statistical packages and other software:

  • Central Computer Laboratory, that all students are welcome to use it during normal working hours when it is not being used for teaching. 
  • Postgraduate Computer Laboratory, that is used for the postgraduate programme of studies

Central University Infrastructure

Library & Information Center

The Library & Information Center (most known as LIC) is the central information unit of University of Patras, and is located at the new library building of 8.000 m2, offering more than 400 study seats and a wide range of networking facilities.

LIC houses a variety of collections, with more than 100.000 volumes in its main collection. Moreover, a sufficient number of digital collections is also available. You can search for these resources through the tools and systems that the Library provides from its website.

LIC is an open access library and can be used by external users as well. All users must have a valid User Card which is issued by the Circulation and Readers Services Department upon completion of an application.

LIC is open Monday to Friday 08:00-21:00. Please, note that opening hours vary during summer and holidays.

For further information please visit LIC website. Short descriptions of the Library services are also available in eight more European languages.

More: https://library.upatras.gr/

University Sports Center

The University Sports Centre is located on the east side of the campus and comprises a cluster of fully renovated sports areas, such as a closed basketball and volleyball court with stands and electronic scoreboards, gymnastic and dance halls, a gym, changing rooms, showers and a sauna. It also features high-standard outdoors sports areas for games and individual or group fitness sessions, such as a soccer field with lawn and stands, modern infrastructure for athletics competitions, and outdoor tennis and basketball courts. All sports facilities comply with the standards set by the General Secretariat of Sports.

The aim of the Sports Center is to design and implement specialized programs and sporting events which serve the needs of the students and the different groups of employees working for the University of Patras.

More: http://gym.upatras.gr/node/129