University Administration


Rector of Democritus University of Thrace is Professor Athanasios I. Karabinis,Professor of the School of Civil Engineering
In abscoding according to 1416/Ζ2/05.03.2018 decision of Minister of Education

Acting Rector

Deputy Rector of Academic Affairs and Staff
Stavros Touloupidis, Professor of Ourology, School of Medicine

Deputy Rectors

Deputy Rector of Research and Innovation
Pantelis N. Botsaris, Professor of Mechanical Design, School of Production and Management Engineering

Deputy Rector of Finance
Fotios P. Maris, Associate Professor of Water Management, School of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources


Deputy Rector of Student and External Affairs
Nikolaos Aggeloussis, Professor of Biomechanics, School of Physical Education and Sport Science

The Senate

The Senate consists of:

a) the Rector,

b) the Dean of each Faculty,

c) Head of Schools: up to two Head of Schools for each Faculty, for a two-year non-renewable term; for Faculties with more than two Schools, the Schools will alternate and until they are exhausted. The method of determining the representation of Heads of Schools is determined by decision of the Rector that is issued once,

d) a representative of the undergraduate, a representative of the postgraduates and a representative of the PhD students where applicable, elected for an annual term, without the possibility of re-election,

e) one representative of each category of members of the staff as foreseen in Articles 28 and 29, for a two-year term with no possibility of re-election, as elected in

a single ballot by the relevant members of the staff for each category, and participates, with the right to vote, on issues relating to the relevant personnel category.

The exact composition and number of members of the Senate, as well as conditions and any matter relating to the application of the aforementioned are specified in the Statute and the Rules of Procedure of DUTH, respectively.

Deputy Rectors and the Secretary of the University may attend meetings of the Senate, without the right to vote.