General Information



The HOU was legally founded with article 27, par. 1, pas. a of Act 2083/1992 as an independent and wholly self–governed higher education institute. It operates as a Legal Person of Public Law under the supervision of the Hellenic State, as exercised by the Minister of Education. 

The institute’s headquarters are in Patras. 

The HOU’s mission is to provide distance education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. For that purpose, it develops and implements appropriate learning material and methods of teaching. The promotion of scientific research as well as the development of the relevant technology and methodology in the area of distance learning fall within the scope of the HOU’s objectives.

Studies at the Hellenic Open University

The Qualifications the HOU offers


Tuition Fees- Scholarships and Student Funding

Allocation of students to Meeting Centers

Education provided by the HOU

The Educational Material & its importance

Tutor - Student Communication

Function and aim of the Tutor-Student meetings

Course Module Final Grade

Course Coordination