Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece

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Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece
Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Δυτικής Ελλάδας
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Type Public
Established 2013
President Socratis Kaplanis
Students 20,000
Location Patras
, Greece
Website Official website

The Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece (TEIWEST; Greek: Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Δυτικής Ελλάδας) is a Greek higher-educational institute founded in 2013.



Seal of TEIMES (Christos Kapsalis, The Sortie of Messolonghi).

Technological Educational Institute of Messolonghi (TEIMES; Greek: Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Μεσολογγίου) was a higher education public institute (university) specialized in applied technologies, located 4 km outside the city of Messolonghi. It was founded in 1981.

The institute had two campuses, the main campus in Messolonghi Area and the second campus in the city of Nafpaktos.

The institute comprised 3 schools, each consisting of 8 departments:

TEIMES also had the following research laboratories:


Seal of TEIPAT.

The Technological Educational Institute of Patras (TEIPAT; Greek: Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Πάτρας) was founded in 1970 as a higher technological educational center, located 4 km from the city center of Patras, in a 100 acres (0.40 km2) campus. It was founded as an independent and self-governed public body that belonged to the Greek higher education according to Laws 2916/2001, 3549/2007, 3685/2008 and 3794/2009.

TEIPAT comprised the following faculties:

  • School of Technological Applications
    • Department of Electrical Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Renovation and Restoration of Buildings
  • School of Management and Economy
    • Department of Business Administration
    • Department of Accounting
    • Department of Tourism Management
    • Department of Business Planning and Information Systems
    • Department of Informatic Applications in Management and Economy (at Amaliada)
    • Department of Marketing (at Amaliada)
    • Department of Informatics and Means of Mass Communication (at Pyrgos)
    • Department of Museology, Museography and Exhibition Planning (at Pyrgos)
  • School of Healthcare Science
    • Department of Social Work
    • Department of Nursing
    • Department of Speech and Language Therapy
    • Department of Physiotherapy (at Aegion)
    • Department of Optometry and Vision Studies (at Aegion)


TEIMES and TEIPAT were merged in 2013 to form TEIWEST.

Academic evaluation[edit]

An external evaluation of all academic departments in Greek universities will be conducted by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQAA) in the following years.[1]

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Coordinates: 40°39′26″N 22°48′15″E / 40.6572°N 22.8041°E / 40.6572; 22.8041