Mission, Vision, Values & Strategic Priorities 2022-2025

ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

Mission, Vision, Values & Strategic Priorities 2022-2025

 

Mission

The production and dissemination of knowledge in fields that serve the national and international economy and society, as well as the formation of responsible citizens who can create, participate, contribute, and lead in the wider international environment.

 

Vision

A model University which will function as a distinguished and cohesive academic community producing high quality research and education, harmonized with the highest standards of academic excellence and extroversion, and will have a strong presence in the international academic stage and will effectively address the current economic and social challenges.

 

Values

The values ​​the University advocates are the following:

  • Excellence: the high quality that characterizes all educational and research activities of the University.
  • Academic freedom & ethics: the freedom of thought, speech and expression which is in line with the principles of democracy, ethics, integrity, equality, and, in general, the freedom of personality development.
  • Innovation: the creation, development and implementation of ideas that are transformed into new services and processes contributing to the production and utilization of research.
  • Extroversion: the participation of the University through national and international collaborations in networks of production and dissemination of knowledge in the context of an open society.
  • Social Responsibility: the contribution of the University through education, research, training, public events, and various other actions which may contribute to social and economic prosperity.

 

Strategic priorities 2022-2025

The vision of the Athens University of Economics and Business is realized through its strategic plan which is based on the following priorities:

1. Excellence in Research, which focuses on the sustainable and progressive development and promotion of research activities.

2. Excellence in Education, which is achieved through the perfect organization and modernization of study programs in the scientific domains that the University treats, incorporating the trends of science, technology, and the needs of the labor market.

3. Connection with Society, which is implemented through the networking and the  interconnection of the University with the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem with its contribution to lifelong learning, the development of new skills and the promotion of sustainable development principles.

4. Internationalization, which refers to the development of strategic alliances and the strengthening of the international educational and research collaborations of the University with higher educational and research institutions abroad, ensuring the international competitiveness of its study programs and the improvement of its position ranking in the international  evaluation bodies.

5. Upgraded university environment, which relies on digital development, expansion of its funding resources, upgrading of its infrastructure, strengthening of its educational, research and administrative services, and  the improvement of skills regarding  its human capital.

6. Quality Assurance, which presupposes the creation of a well-structured and organized internal environment founded on the principles and practices of quality management with the full participation of its community members.

Last updated: 8 November 2021