Administrative Services

The University’s academic and other functions are supported by the Administrative Services, which are structured under the Organization of Administrative Services (P.D. 185/1999, OGG 173) and the University’s internal regulations.

ΟThe administrative services comprise of two general directorates:

  1. General Directorate for Administrative Services and Academic Affairs and
  2. General Directorate for Finances, Planning and Development

Two directorates

  1. Directorate of Technical Services and
  2. Directorate of Central Library

And finally from the Legal Service and thirteen Independent Departments

General Directorate for Administrative Services and Academic Affairs

Directorate of Administration

Head: Panteli Vasiliki, Phone: (0030) 26510 07230

  • Academic Staff Members Office
  • Administrative Personnel Office
  • University Bodies Office
  • Administrative Support Office
  • Registrar’s and Archives Office

Phone: 0030 26510 07113 e-mail:
Phone: 0030 07308 e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 07486 e-mail:

Phone:0030 26510 07442 e-mail:

Directorate of Education

Head: Drosou Paraskevi, Phone: (0030) 26510 08013 e-mail:

  • Undergraduate Studies Office
  • Postgraduate Studies Office
  • Publications Office

Phone: 0030 26510 08013 e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 08009 e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 07217 e-mail:

Directorate of International and Public Relations


  • International Relations Office
  • Public Relations and Protocol Office
  • Museum and Historical Archives Office

Phone: 0030 26510 07107 e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 0 7105 e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 07106 e-mail:

Directorate of Student Support

Head: Adamantiou Miranta, Phone: (0030) 26510 05467, e-mail:

  • Catering Services Office
  • Welfare and Social Events Office
  •  Helath Care Office

Phone: 0030 26510 05635, e-mail:

General Directorate for Finances, Planning and Development

Directorate of Financial Management

Head: Vasdekis Kon/nos, Phone: (0030) 26510 07125

  • Finance and Accounting Office
  • Payroll Office
  • Procurement Office
  • Legacy Assets Office
  • Treasury Office

Phone: 0030 26510 07289 e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 07127
Phone: 0030 26510 09064
Phone: 0030 26510 07233, e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 07128

Directorate of Organizational Development

Head: Detsikas Georgios, Phone: (0030) 26510 07931 e-mail:

  • Statistics Office
  • Planning – Organisation Office

Phone: 0030 26510 08092, e-mail:

Directorate of Computerization

Head: Platis Kon/nos, Phone: (0030) 26510 07150 e-mail:

  • Computer Operation Office
  • Computerization Office
  • Office for Operating Data Entry Equipment

Phone:0030 26510 07469, e-mail:
Phone:0030 26510 07467, e-mail:

Separate Directorates

Directorate of Technical Services

Head: Karageorgos Christos, Phone: (0030) 26510-05372, e-mail:, www:

  • Project Design Office
  • Project Execution Office
  • Maintenance Office
  • Secreteriat Office

Phone: 0030 26510 05486, e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 05379, e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 08666, e-mail:
Phone: 0030 26510 05380, e-mail:

Directorate of Central Library

Head: Zachos George, Phone: (0030) 26510 05010, e–mail:, www:

Separate Administrative Units

School Secretariats

The Secretariat of each School is in charge of providing administrative and secretarial support to the School’s overall educational activities. It is mainly responsible for the following:

  • Handling mail, keeping a register and records, keeping minutes at meetings held by the Dean’s Office and/or the General Assembly and the Dean’s Office;
  • Ensure the assembly of the School’s General Assembly;
  • Enforce decisions taken at the meetings of the Dean’s Office and the General Assembly;
  • Pre-edit the Departments’ proposals related to various requests as defined by law, before those proposals are introduced to the meetings of the above mentioned collegiate bodies;
  • Ensure the proper function and coordination of the Departments’ Secretariats on the School’s common affairs;
  • Address any other issue that falls within the School’s competence.

Academic Department Secretariats

The Secretariat of each academic Department is in charge of providing administrative and secretarial support to the Department’s overall educational activities. It is mainly responsible for the following:

  • Ensure the function and secretarial support of the Department’s collegiate bodies (General Assembly and Board of Directors);
  • Promote the publication of vacancies, election and development of academic and research staff, and the publication of vacancies, recruitment and development of other Department staff;
  • Promote and address any matters related to the organization and operation of Postgraduate and research programmes;
  • Follow the procedures to grant doctoral dissertations and keeping record thereof; Address any financial issues related to the Department;
  • Ensure the preparation and promotion of the Study Programme to Management, keep track of the timetable and exams;
  • Ensure communication of the Study Guide publication details;
  • Forward the procedures for the organization and realization of student trips;
  • Ensure distribution of course books to students;
  • Address any issues pertaining to student registration, transfers and entry exams;
  • Prepare exam participation lists, update student registers and announce grades;
  • Follow the procedures for student graduation ceremonies;
  • Grant degrees and any other certificate or attestations;
  • Keep the Department’s register and records, handle mail, type and copy documents and forms;
  • Have the Head or Head’s lawful deputy certify the accuracy of copies or photocopies of any document, upon comparison to the original document or exact copy shown;
  • Authenticate the signature of staff and citizens.

Publications Division (Printing Office)

Head: Konstantinos Efthimiadis, phone: (+30) 26510 06544, e-mail:

The Publications Division (Printing Office) is in charge of following the required procedures to publish books and any other scientific or non-scientific publications printed by the University. It is mainly responsible for the following:

  • Processing, editing of illustrations, tables, covers, printing, paginating and binding course books – resources and texts – doctoral dissertations – scientific works and any type of printed material as per the University’s needs;
  • Selling any type of printed material published by the university to bookshops and third parties;
  • Keeping an archive of books and any type of printed material published by the Department.

Farm Exploitation Division

Head: Georgios Chioureas, phone: (+30) 26510 05493, e-mail:

The Farm Exploitation Division reports to the Directorate of Technical Services (by decision of the Rector’s Council) and is responsible for managing and exploiting the university’s farm. It is mainly responsible for the following:

  • Preparing the annual general farm exploitation plan;
  • Preparing the farm budget;
  • Supervising farm work (sowing, fertilizing, sprinkling, irrigation, pruning and any kind of farm work);
  • Ensuring reforestation of the farm’s mountainous and hill areas;
  • Ensuring the procurement of any consumable material (fruit trees, forest trees, ornamental trees, bushes, support stakes, fertilizers, seeds, etc.); the scheduling and procurement of agricultural machinery, drills, automatic irrigation equipment and any type of farming tools;
  • Preparing projects for the development and preservation of green spaces at the university campus.

Senate Secretariat

Head: Panagiota Bonitsi, phone number: (+30) 26510 07284, e-mail:

The Senate Secretariat is in charge of providing administrative and secretarial support to the Senate. It is mainly responsible for the following:

  • Collecting and processing the items to be discussed at the Senate;
  • Ensuring the preparation – approval and notification of agenda items;
  • Ensuring minute-keeping, implementing and notifying decisions to the competent offices;
  • Keeping a minutes archive and issuing copies or extracts thereof;
  • The collection of laws;
  • Posting the Senate’s decisions on the University’s website and on the “Diavgeia” site, when necessary;
  • Ensuring the required posting of staff members’ registers for the composition of decision-making committees concerning the selection and development of academic staff;
  • E-manage documents (registers, archive, etc.);
  • Run the “collegiate bodies management” IT system;
  • Any other matter pertaining to the function of the collegiate body.

Rector’s Council Secretariat

Head: Panoraia Tsakiri, phone number: (+30) 26510 07112

The incorporation of the University of Ioannina’s internal body entitled the Rector’s Council of the University of Ioannina, was decided by our University’s Senate at its meeting 994/3/26-4-2013 and the relevant Rector’s act 13065/14-5-2013 was published in the Official Government Gazette 1464/18-6-2013 B.

The Rector’s Council consists of the Rector and the Vice Rectors. The Council’s meetings are attended by the University Secretary-Head Secretary, as rapporteur without a vote on administrative, financial, technical and administrative staff issues. If the University Secretary is absent or prevented from attending, he/she shall be replaced by the relevant deputy director. In the event of a tie, the Rector shall have the casting vote.

The Rector’s Council is responsible for exercising all powers provided by articles 5 (Organization) and 6 (internal operating regulations) (under Law 4009/2011 OGG A 195/6-9-2011, related to the University’s organizational structure and operation, and to its procedures, as described in detail in the above articles, which may not be exercised until publication, as required by these articles, of a Presidential Decree on the University’s organization and a decision of the University’s Council on the internal operating regulations and provided that such exercise of powers has not been conferred upon other collegiate bodies of our University.

It also has the power to decide on and approve matters pertaining to technical works and procurement of the University of Ioannina.

Special Research Fund Secretariat (Research Committee)

Head: Georgios Detsikas, phone number: (+30) 26510 07931


Research carried out at the University of Ioannina includes all fields and topics of expertise that are covered by the current University Departments and Schools.

Funded research activities are coordinated by the University’s Research Committee and managed by the Special Research Fund Secretariat. Funded research includes basic and applied research in Technology, Natural and Health Sciences, Archaeology Projects and Excavations, Literature and Linguistic Projects, Economics and Sociology Projects, and Research in Educational Methods.

Great emphasis is placed on interdisciplinary applied research projects with particular interest in the Greek industry, economy and society. Research is mostly financed by Community Support Frameworks (1st, 2nd, 3rd CSF, NSRF 2007-2013), through various Operational Programmes, by Territorial Cooperation Programmes, the European Commission (FP6, FP7, etc.) and the private sector.

Many research projects are carried out as part of transnational cooperations between our University’s groups and relevant groups from Institutions, corporations and organizations in other EU or non-EU countries.

Rector’s Secretariat

Head: Ekaterini Kovanidou, phone: (+30) 26510 07446, e-mail:

The Rector’s Secretariat is in charge of any activities that support the work of the Rector’s office. In particular, main responsibilities include:

  • Secretarial and administrative support to the Rector and Vice Rectors;
  • Keeping the Office’s online Register and Archive;
  • Preparatory procedures for the digital signing of documents by the Rector;
  • Monitoring and handling correspondence (hardcopy and soft copy) and scheduling the Rector’s meetings, visits and contacts with organizations;
  • Supporting the Rector’s proposals and the work done by the University’s Committees;
  • Forwarding the University’s Budget with any amendments thereto, and its Financial Results to the Council;
  • Editing announcements and press releases from the Rector’s office and coordinating press conferences.

University’s Head Secretary

The Head Secretary:

  1. Is in charge of supervising and coordinating the University’s administrative, financial and technical services, and is responsible for their proper function, subject to the applicable laws;
  2. Attends the Senate without a vote;
  3. Ensures the enforcement of decisions made by the Rector’s Council and the Senate, and observance of the internal operating regulations;
  4. Keeps minutes of the Senate meetings;

Exercises any powers that may be conferred upon him/her by the University’s other administrative bodies subject to the applicable laws, the Organization and the University’s Internal Operating Regulations.

“Stavros Niarchos” International Centre of Hellenic Culture and Vocational Training (ICHCVT)

Centre for the Study of the Hellenic Language and Culture (HeLaS)

The main mission of HeLaS is to promote Greek traditions (particularly the local traditions) and to encourage familiarity with the traditions of other countries through teaching and promoting the Greek language and culture. In addition, HeLaS aims to meet educational/research needs related to the development and promotion of Greek culture, both in Greece and abroad. For this reason, HeLaS organizes activities which aim to:

  • spread the Greek language and culture and its timeless values;
  • encourage intercultural contact of people, showing respect to peoples’ heterogeneity and diversity;
  • strengthen and preserve ties with the Greek Diaspora;
  • strengthen and enrich teaching practices through psycho-pedagogical, teaching and linguistic seminars for Greek as a foreign language;
  • organize meetings and conferences focusing on teaching the Greek language and culture;
  • develop teaching material and linguistic manuals for teaching Greek as a second/foreign language;
  • run branches of the Centre which aim to teach Greek as a second/foreign language in other regions of Epirus, following the approval of the University of Ioannina Senate and in collaboration with the local authorities.

Lifelong Learning Centre (KEDIVIM)

The Lifelong Learning Centre (KEDIVIM) of the University of Ioannina operates as part of the “Stavros Niarchos” International Centre of Hellenic Culture and Vocational Training (ICHCVT). It carries out continuing education and training programmes both by physical presence and through e-learning.

Accreditation – Distinctions
The KEDIVIM has been certified for its structure and services by the National Organization for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).

In 2012, the Centre was awarded by the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) and in 2015 its activities were incorporated in the Academic and Research Excellence Initiative for Higher Education in Greece launched by the Ministry of Education. The KEDIVIM programmes have been distinguished as examples of good practices both at national and European level, by the European Commission.

University of Ioannina Employment & Career Centre


The Employment & Career Centre (DASTA) is a dynamic department of the University with an outgoing, people-oriented culture. Its purpose is to provide career services to our University’s students and graduates and connect them with the business world.

Quality Assurance Unit (MODIP)


The purpose of our University’s Quality Assurance Unit (MODIP) is to plan and develop an Integrated Quality System for the University, in order to meet its current and future needs while complying to the requirements of Greek legislation on Higher Education Institution evaluation (Law 3374/2005). These requirements are related to the coordination and support of our University’s evaluation procedures, based on criteria/objectives laid out by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA).

Network Operation Centre


In 1997, the University of Ioannina (UoI) established a Network Operation Centre (NOC) to provide University users uninterrupted and high-speed connection both to our intranet and to Greek and international voice and data networks. NOC ensures continuous upgrading and modernization of its infrastructure, quick integration of modern know-how and constantly-developing technology into its infrastructure. Its purposes include using cutting-edge technology in education, research, and administration, and modernizing our University’s computerized systems, working with relevant offices and Divisions.

UoI Counselling Centre


The UoI Counselling Centre was established in 1988, but operates on a regular basis since 1996. It is a counselling structure that offers services to undergraduate and postgraduate students, free of charge, throughout the academic year. Its staff consists of two professional psychologists, who work according to the Psychologists’ code of conduct, in order to help students deal with their problems more efficiently. These problems could relate to personal or relationship issues and/or adaptation to University environment, and daily concerns, or even more complex mental health issues. Our psychologists try to help students identify and understand the difficulties that they express, in a supportive rather than judgmental manner, and to discover more functional ways of coping with these problems. At the same time, relevant research is carried out for our counselling activities to meet the students’ specific needs.

Legal Office

General information

Its responsibilities include handling UoI judicial and extra-judicial cases and representing the University before any Court and any Authority.