The Library & Information Centre (LIC) of the University of Patras is housed from August 2003 in a new building located at the end of Aristotelous Street on the campus, at the east of the building of the Department of Civil Engineering. The following directions will help you to get to LIC.
From Patras to the University
The University is located approximately 10 km from the city. From the centre of Patras, follow Korinthou Street until the end of it and then follow Panepistimiou Street. Shortly after “Tofalos Sports Centre” and just before the river Charandros, turn right. The road leads to the University with clear signing. When you reach the University’s premises, follow the internal signing to the “Central Library”.
Every 10 to 15 minutes the bus No 6 for University’s Hospital departs from Ermou Street, between the streets Ottonos Amalias and Saint Andrew. Please note that the bus doesn’t always stop at the University, so it is important to make sure that the bus makes a stop before boarding. There is a reduced fare for students with a valid University ID.
By express bus
The express bus No. 6 departs every 30 minutes from Papaflessas Street. It crosses the city of Patras making the same stops with bus No 6. When the bus leaves the city of Patras, it continues without stops until reaching the University’ s Hospital and then the Rectorship.
The train departs from the stop at Saint Andrew Street (Papaflessa & Maizonos) every hour, on the half hour, and reaches the station of Kastellokampos 20’ later. From there you can use the bus connection for the University with the same ticket. Available travelcards. Follow the internal signing to the “Central Library”.
From Athens to the University
Heading for the city of Patras via the National Road Athens – Patras, after Rio tolls follow the right exit. After 300 meters, take the left turn under the bridge and after 200 meters on your left hand, you will see the University’s Hospital. This is where the campus begins and it extends to the right. Follow the internal signing to the “Central Library”.
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