Tag: higher education

Academous featured in Greek newspaper To Vima

In April 2018, one of the biggest newspapers in Greece in terms of circulation, To Vima, dedicated one page on Academous. In the article we talked about Academous and our entrepreneurial journey so far, Higher Education and Research in Greece and in Europe. If it is not all Greek to you, you can read the

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QS World University Rankings 2015-2018. An infographic

We love data. And because we love data we are trying to make interesting infographics describing trends in global education. Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) is an independent organisation specialising in global education. Every year they publish the World University Rankings, a table with the best Universities in the world. We created an infographic that includes data

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World University Rankings 2010-2017. An infographic

Recently Times Higher Education published the latest World University Ranking Tables with the best Universities for 2017-2018. We love data. So we crunched the data from all the WUR tables since they were first published in 2010 and we present some of our findings in this beautiful infographic. Enjoy! The infographic was originally posted on

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What is Academous? A video

We haven’t said anything yet about what Academous is and how it will work. We put a short video together though that explains all these in 100 seconds. Enjoy and thank you very much for watching!

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World’s top Universities. An infographic (2/3)

We crunched once again the data from the latest World University Rankings published by THES, QS, CWUR and Shanghai Ranking Consultancy (ARWU) and we present them to you as per Economic Organisation (OECD countries, BRICS and Rest of the World). Enjoy! Post copied from Academous blog.

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Starting up a start up. A personal experience- Finding money (1/2)

“Money is the root of a thousand and one evils” from Bushido, Samurai Ethics and the Soul of Japan, Inazo Nitobe. Although this book is written more than a century ago, we could not agree more. Just recently it was announced that Karhoo, a company offering similar services to UBER closed down after having a

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