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To the website of the MSc “Environment and Development of Mountain Regions”, the 2nd stream of the MSc “Environment and Development” of the NTUA. 
The postgraduate programme is the only one that studies mountainous regions in Greece, which cover almost the 70% of the country’s total area. Our aim is the study of the specific issues and opportunities presented in the mountainous areas, based on a multidisciplinary and a first-hand education. We offer our students the opportunity not only to study but to live in the mountain regions. It is held annually in the Metsovion Interdisciplinary Research Center (MIRC) in Metsovo, Greece.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:28pm

11 December, International mountain day, ‘Mountains matter for Youth’.

The Metsovio Interdisciplinary Research Center (MIRC) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) is the first educational institute in Greece specialized in mountain regions. For 12 years, we study the mountain areas in Greece through an interdisciplinary approach and we prepare young scientists with knowledge and experiences to understand and provide solutions for the many issues that the people of these areas are confronted with.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 3:03pm

Applications call for the 2nd stream of the MSc "Environment and Development" of the National Technical University of Athens, "Environment and Development of Mountain Regions" for the academic year 2017-2018.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 11:21pm

Monday and Thursday (3-4 April 2017) traditional architecture and integration of current lifestyle.

Speakers: Prof. K. Moraitis NTUA, Prof. E. Constantinidou NTUA, Prof. E. Tsakanika NTUA, Dr. M. Mpalodimou NTUA

Wednesday and tuesday (5-6 April 2017) land ownership and its impact on the development of mountain regions.

Speakers: Prof. A. Arvanitis AUTH, Dr. St. Giannakopoulou AUTH

Friday (7 April 2017) ecological status of water bodies.

Speakers: Prof. I. Kagkalou Democritus University of Thrace


Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:21pm

Winter school “Dynamics of forced wetting and innovative functional surfaces” in the context of the MarieCurieINT "ComplexWettingPhenomena" (CoWet) Project.

Winter School is organized by the Laboratory of Chemical & Εnvironmental Technology (Director Prof. Th. Karapantsios), Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.