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40 Iroon Polytechneiou street
264 41 Patras, Greece
Tel.: +302610 432200
e-mail: info@synedra.gr

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 The University of Patras

The University of Patras, which is the third Higher Educational Institution in the country in terms of student number, academic departments and personnel, has planned and built within the University Campus the Conference and Cultural Centre (C.C.C.) aiming at contributing towards a better and more effective organisation and management of scientific and other conferences, as well as towards the further cultural development of the greater region of Western Greece.

The University is located in the Municipality of Rio. The Municipality of Rio was established in 1998 as an immediate result of the Kapodistrias Government Project. Rion is the county town of the municipality of Rio. It spreads 8 km Northeast of the city of Patras on the ornament of Rio. Rion has become a very important transportation junction in the Western part o Greece especially after the creation of theRio-Antirio bridge. It also holds a frequent service of ferry-boats enhancing vastly the transportation to Sterea Ellada, and Epirus. Nowadays Rion has developed in a lively destination with plenty of schools, commercial shops, restaurants, amusements centers and hotels. Apart from the University of Patras, the University Regional General Hospital of Patras is located in Rion.

The Coastal zone of Rio is one of the best tourist places in the prefecture of Achaia. It contains a plethora of pebble beaches with clean waters and restaurants by the sea, that are the choice for e ntertainment for the residents of Rio and Patras.

For further information visit: www.infocenterpatras.gr , www.upatras.gr , www.confer.upatras.gr