University of Patras

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University of Patras
26500 Rio-Patras

Contact person

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Vassiliki Zogza
Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education
University of Patras
26500 Rio-Patras, Greece

Phone: +30 2610 997786

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University of Patras - short overview

The University of Patras was founded in the city of Patras in 1964. It is the third largest University in Greece with 22 Departments. Besides its distinguished path in education, the University of Patras has made excellence in the fields of basic and applied research. Due to these features as well its rich cultural activity, the University of Patras attracts every year many candidate students as their first and foremost choice for their higher studies. Further information is available on the website of the university ( at the University of Patras appreciates for a quite long time the valuable contribution that inquiry-based learning may have towards the scientific literacy of young children. It is consisted of researchers who focus on the early childhood education and specifically (a) on the Didactics in the sub-domains of physics, mathematics and biology, (b) on the informal science education (i.e. educational activities in museums) and its connection with the formal one, and (c) on the ICT-based science education.

Activities with the Fibonacci project

Information about this project in Greek

Other related projects

There is also a scientific journal edited by the lab: the Review of Science Mathematics and ICT Education (