Free accommodation is provided to eligible students in every University Unit. On the island of Chios, there is a University-owned Student Residence and at the same time rooms in hotels and hostels are rented by the University to provide extra housing On the islands of Lesvos, Samos and Rhodes, furnished hotel rooms are rented by the University. On the island of Syros, housing allowances are available at the end of the academic year . Students living in the Student Residence and the University-rented rooms are entitled to free accommodation. Eligibility criteria for free accommodation are specified in the University's Regulations.
The University of the Aegean provides for subsidised catering in every University Unit. Students on the islands of Lesvos, Samos, Chios, and Rhodes eat at University-owned restaurants, whereas students on the island of Syros are entitled to eat at restaurants that have contracts with the University. Eligibility criteria for free meals are specified in the University's Regulations.
Upon request and on the premise that they do not receive any other social security services, students may opt for the University's health care coverage, which is the same as the health care services provided to civil servants
University Books and Materials
University books (required course books) and/or university notes for all modules taught in all the Departments of the University of the Aegean are distributed to students free of charge .
All students of the University of the Aegean are entitled to a Student Travel Pass which is effective for one year and is renewed upon students' registration for the next academic year. Holders of such a pass are entitled to reduced student fares when using the country's transport system.
Scholarships and Prizes
T he State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) offers scholarships and awards to students annually during the first three years of their studies. It also offers prizes to exceptional graduates. The number of students eligible to scholarships in every Department depends on the number of the Department's students per academic year. Moreover, a number of scholarships and prizes are awarded to the best students during their graduation by various social agencies, local authorities and individuals (from the local communities).
For inquiries and further information, please contact:
Student Welfare Office - Lesvos
81 100 Mytilene, Lesvos, GREECE
22510 36136 or 36137
Student Welfare Office - Chios
Student Welfare Office - Samos
22730 82028 or 82011
Student Welfare Office - Rhodes
Student Welfare Office - Syros
22810 97001 or 97081
Office of University Books and Materials - Lesvos