Democritus University of Thrace was established in July 1973. It's based in Komotini, Greece and also has campuses in the Thracian cities of Xanthi, Alexandroupoli and Orestiada. The University accepted the first students in the academic year 1974-1975. It was named after the ancient Greek philosopher Democritus who was born in the city of Avdira.
Currently there are two Faculties and eighteen Departments in four cities - seven in Komotini, five in Xanthi, four in Alexandroupoli and two in Orestiada. The total number of students is approximately 13,000.
As a university it is state owned and fully self-administered. It is thus, supervised and subsidized by the Greek State and the Ministry of Education and Religious Afairs.
Faculties and Departments
Faculty of Educational Sciences
Department of Primary Level Education
Department of Education Sciences in Pre-School Age
Democritus University of Thrace
Δημοκρίτειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θράκης
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