The Educational Centrefor Life-Long Learning of the University of Patras was established in 2018 (4Β5.1.2018) according to the 4485/2017 law.

The administration of the Center includes
a)The Chairman of the Centre, who is one of the University Vice-rectors
b)The Council, which consist of i) The chairman and (b) one representative from each School of the University and
c)The Director of Training and Life-Long Learning

The Centre organizes and administrates the multidisciplinary cooperation in the development and implementation of innovative life-long learning, training and continuous professional blended and distance learning programs, which lead to certification of non-formal learning.

The Center is specialized in the following fields:

  • Education
  • Art & Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Administration & Loyal Sciences
  • Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics
  • Information Technology & ICT
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Health & Welfare
  • Services

The Center implements training and life-long programs in a wide range of topics from technology and health to administration and humanities. In addition, it has developed innovative methods in adult training and education. Most of the educational programs consist of blended and distance learning courses.

The main activities of the Center include:

  • The development of self-funded or state-sponsored formal or non-formal education programs in adults training
  • In the organization of seminars, workshops and conferences
  • In the development or adaptation of education e-material for the programs.

The trainers and instructors of the Center are members of the Teaching and Research staff of the  University of Patras. The infrastructure, the technological equipment and the human resources renders the Center as a powerful and fast-evolving service of the University of Patras.

Educational Center for Life-Long Learning
University of Patras
Chairman: Professor Dionissios Mantzavinos, Vice Rector of Academic & International Affairs
Rectorate Building, GR-265 04

Educational Center for Life-Long Learning
Administration Building A, University Campus
GR-26504 Patras
+30 2610996639
+30 2610996673