Wind Energy - Athens


Course Director:
Professor Arthouros Zervos

Responsible for administrative issues:
Ms. Ioanna Tassi

Tel: +30 210 772 3272
Fax: +30 210 772 1738

Address of the University:
National Technical University of Athens
School of Mechanical Engineering
Fluids Section
9, Polytechniou str.
157 80 Zografou - Athens

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Wind Energy - Athens

Specialisation in Wind Energy at NTUA Athens, Greece

The National Technical University of Athens is the foremost Technological Institution of Greece. It has been a member of EUREC Agency since 1997. NTUA has been involved for a long time in education and research activities related to renewable energy sources.

Research and education on Renewable Energy Sources is conducted primarily by the Renewable Energy Sources Unit (RENES) and the School of Mechanical Engineering. In particular, the Fluids Section, the Wind Energy Laboratory (WEL) and the Aerodynamics Laboratory have significant research activities on the field of wind energy.

National Technical University of Athens, offers Wind Specialization in the framework of the EUREC master, since the beginning of the master in 2003. Professor Zervos and the Wind Energy Laboratory (WEL) of the Fluids Section in the School of Mechanical Engineering are responsible for the coordination of the course. The Wind Energy specialization is taught mostly by professors from the Renewable Energy Sources Unit (RENES). Currently, professors from the School of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the School of Chemical Engineering, the Center of Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and visiting professors participate and provide lectures on their special fields. The Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) also contributes to the course through teaching and use of its laboratories. During the semester the students have the opportunity to visit Wind Farms and the premises of CRES. Finally, individual seminars are held by representatives of the industry and visiting professors from European Universities.



Module CP Content
Wind Potential, Aerodynamics & Loading of Wind Turbines 7.5
  • Status of Wind Energy
  • Status of European Wind Energy and R&D
  • Advanced Wind Structure and Statistics
  • Evaluation of Wind Energy Potential
  • Wind turbine Aerodynamics
  • Static and dynamic Loading of Wind turbines / Aeroelasticity
Wind Turbine Design, Electrical & Control Issues, Certification 7.5
  • Electrical Conversion Systems
  • Wind turbines control
  • Design of wind turbines
  • Performance Testing and Modelling
  • Measurements - anemometers - calibration
  • Electrical Integration
  • Standards and Certification
  • Large scale integration 
Wind Farm Technology, Economics & Environmental Issues 7.5
  • Wind Farm Technology Issues
  • Wind Farm Design
  • Economics of WT
  • Externalities
  • Environmental Issues
  • Market development and status of industry
  • Offshore
  • Wind forecast
Mini Project & Wind Farm Study 7.5

The mini project is a part of the semester and it is equivalent to each one of the above presented modules. The target of the mini-project is to give the opportunity to the students to focus on a topic that is really interesting and useful for them.


Module Handbook

Download Module Handbook Specialisation Wind Energy


Examination regulations

Please klick to open the examination regulations for the specialisation in Wind Energy.

Student Support

Contact and Information

Responsible for administrative issues: Ioanna Tassi ( )

Students that will need an invitation/admission letter in order to apply for their student visa please inform Mrs Ioanna the address to send the originals.

Erasmus Student Network (ESN) office:  
ESN websites:

Information about ERASMUS

The person in charge of the Erasmus office of NTUA

Mrs Α. Kapetanaki
tel: +30-210-7721017

She will contact you regarding the ERASMUS scholarship application forms and the accommodation issues. Through the ERASMUS scholarship, students enjoy many benefits such as student card, meal card etc.

Please note that the ERASMUS program might not cover some students.

The code of the Wind Energy specialisation for your ERASMUS applications is 0.61 Wind Energy, school of Mechanical Engineer, NTUA-GR

[G ATHINE02 – NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS (N.T.U.A) EUC 31683], master responsible professor Arthouros Zervos, ECTS credits 30 (4 X 7.5).


Unfortunately there are no dormitories available at NTUA so the accommodation will be small equipped apartments. It is suggested to share an apartment with one of your colleagues.

How to find an apartment:

A. Through the ERASMUS office of NTUA.

The person in charge will contact all students early December.

B. Through the ESN office:   and the links so as to check on the benefits of the ESN office

C. Information from past students. All this information could be given by Ms Alexandra Dermitzaki (e-mail: . tel.: +302107721638 / mobile: +306972779971).  Ms Alexandra is secretary staff in NTUA and can assist you in finding a convenient apartment close to NTUA.

i.e. Psychiko area (very close to NTUA): Some students rented rooms there last year and they are satisfied. Note: only for non smokers, 5 rooms.

The location of the shared apt is between Platia Agias Sofias and Faros,5 walking minutes to Faros Bus stations (also night bus X14-  Syntagma Faros 15 minutes), 2 walking minutes to the Bus stations 13 + 14  (driving to center 20-40 minutes), 5 walking minutes to the Busses 242 and 140 (driving direct to Zografou - 15 min.) and 10 walking minutes to  metro Katechaki or Ethniki Amyna. It’s an old 2 floor building, with big garden arround, the first floor is a shared apt. There are 4-5 big (20-25sqm) rooms, each one only for one person (the overnighting of other people is not allowed), non smokers. It’s a quite and secure place with one bathroom and kitchen with 4 refrigerators.

All places are simple furnished with big verandas and terrace, wireless DSL internet 24h.

The monthly rent is 330€ (incl.electricity,heating,water,gas and  internet). Once a week bed linen change from us-once a week 1,5-3€ plus for the cleaningwoman (it depends from occupation) There is no deposit requested, they can stay one or more months, they can leave after one month.

All student may contact directly the owner: Robert Sippl,   , , Tel.: 0030 693 2000000.

All people who are living there are students from Europe (mostly Germany)

D. You can also check at your embassy in Athens. Sometimes they have some information on equipped apartments and hotels.

E. If you wish to stay at a hotel for the first days:


NTUA is located at Zografou area in Athens. The metro station of NTUA is called KATEXAKI. From the metro station KATEXAKI there is a bus, line 242 which drives you to the campus in 3-5 minutes.

Distance from the center of Athens(Sintagma metro station) to NTUA metro station is 12 minutes.

Other bus lines to NTUA : line 140 from Glyfada (about 1.30 -2 hrs distance) and 254 from metro station Agios Dimitrios (about 2 hrs distance).

1. it is the link for NTUA where you can find information regarding the campus (transportation, facilities etc). Attached you will find the map of Zografou complex.

2.You can visit the following links in order to have  some information and orientation to the city of Athens:



3. Information about transportation: (for all public transportation) (for the Athens metro/ lines 1-2-3) (for the TRAM lines). With the tram you can go to Glyfada / Agios Kosmas & Voula  areas, the seaside places.

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