Summer Course 2016 Course


To Patras and beyond!

BEST Patras Summer Course 2016: 11 – 20nd of July



Patras, Greece from 11th till 20th of July 2016.

Do you wanna spend halara time in Patras ?
Do you wanna taste greek mavrodafni ?
Have you ever wondered what’s happening in Space?

If at least one of the answers is YES, then jump in your Space car and get ready for a Space Race!!

The world is on the premise of a new series of Space Races, but this time with more participants! The new space frontiers are out there and are waiting for us to conquer them, be that with astronauts or robotic probes. While they get all the fame and the social recognition, let us focus on the work of the thousands of engineers and scientists that design and manufacture the extremely complex space structures that enable mankind to reach out for the stars.The science and technology used in the realization of a space mission, no matter how large or small, has a common basis and philosophy. In this course, we shall explore the basics of the space environment, the space missions, industry, systems and structures, as well as the basics of astrodynamics & spaceflight.
Come to Patras, to feel halara spirit and taste some ouzo and tzatziki by the seaside.
Patras combine beautiful beaches, ancient greek culture and of course BEST parties!

We are waiting for you…

Tutoring Team

Powered by: Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics of Univeristy of Patras
Instructor: Dr. Kostopoulos

With the support of University of Patras

The University of Patras was founded in the city of Patras in 1964 and it began functioning in the academic year 1966-67. Its creation contributed vastly to the decentralization of academic education in Greece. The University of Patras is the third largest University in Greece concerning the size of students potential, the faculty members, administrative personnel, number of departments, and accredited students titles. It includes 22 Departments, with a large number of sectors and consequently a great range of disciplines, which operate 112 laboratories and 14 clinics fully equipped. The University has 21,200 undergraduate and 3,260 postgraduate students. It enumerates 754 of faculty members, 238 of teaching staff, and 481 administrative personnel.