The Hellenic Open University was founded under Act .2552/97, as a self-administered State University with premises located mainly in Patras Greece. The University accepted its first students in 1998. It has 4 Schools (Social Sciences, Applied Arts, Science and Technology and Humanities). Currently, well over 30.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students are registered.
The HOU's mission is to provide distance education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. For that purpose, it develops and implements appropriate learning material and methods of teaching. The promotion of scientific research as well as the development of the relevant technology and methodology in the area of distance learning fall within the scope of the HOU's objectives.
The main purpose of the Library is to support all H.O.U. distance learning and research programs and to organize and make available all kinds of material (printed, digital, legal access to network services etc.) and services, in such a way as to become a center of collection and diffusion of information with modern technological means. D.L.I.C. offers its services both from a distance and in situ.
EOT EN ISO 9001:2008IQNET, EOT EN ISO 9001:2008, EOT 1429:2008, ISO/IEC 27001:2013