UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN
Situated at the eastern part of the Aegean archipelago, the Department of Marine Sciences (DMS) is the only university department in Greece that offers Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. degrees in Oceanography, while conducting international level research in various areas related to the marine environment, such as climate change, ecosystem functioning and health, marine biodiversity and conservation, fisheries, aquaculture and marine resources in general, as well as coastal zone problems such as coastal erosion and pollution.
The Campus is located approximately 4 km south of Mytilene, the capital city of Lesvos Island, and is easily accessible both from downtown and the Odysseas Elytis airport.
The University of the Aegean, re-established in 1984, it is one of the newest Universities in Greece, housing more than 15 Academic Departments. The central administration of the University is located in Mytilene Lesvos, while various Departments have been established in Chios, Samos, Rhodes, Syros, and Lemnos. Being dispersed over various islands, UoA constitutes a university-network covering all prefectures of the Aegean archipelago.