Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) is the largest university in Greece, with 11 Faculties organized into 41 Schools. Almost 73,000 under- and postgraduate students study at the Aristotle University, the Teaching and Research Staff numbers  2,500 people.

AUTH holds 146 International Scientific Agreements with Universities in Russia, U.S.A., Canada, Australia, the Near, Middle and Far East. Also, it has currently approximately 538 bilateral agreements with European Universities and it has suported the implementation of TEMPUS, JEAN MONNET projects, etc. It also participates actively in several ERASMUS MUNDUS Action 1 & 2  consortia. AUTh ranks first among Greek higher education institutions in terms of mobility. In addition, since 2015, Aristotle University runs an Erasmus+ ICM programme in the framework of which 60 agreements have been signed with universities in 29 countries all over the world. AUTH participates in 25 HORIZON 2020 projects in diverse research areas.

Ever mindful of rapid change and progress, AUTh constantly update its strategy, policies and everyday practices, in order to meet contemporary local and global demands. The University has been able to determine its strengths and weaknesses and to adopt a holistic internationalisation strategy.


University of Nicosia Research Foundation (UNRF)

University of Nicosia Research Foundation (UNRF) manages research activities and is closely linked to the University of Nicosia. Research at UNRF focuses on global and local issues including health, complex networks, social sciences, education, ICT, engineering, and environmental sustainability. Researchers at UNRF are interested in examining challenges to modern life from a wide range of perspectives, including technological and scientific advances, modern culture and thought, and apply their expertise derived from addressing local, regional and national issues to global challenges and develop teams to bring disciplinary strengths together to approach key issues with global impact.

UNRF’s researchers have substantial experience in the management and implementation of research projects, funded by the European Union and the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation and are currently involved in projects with a total budget of 1.3 million euro.

Asociación de Baloncestistas Profesionales (ABP)

Asociación de Baloncestistas Profesionales (ABP) was created 22 years ago, represents the basketball players in Spain, and it has experience with basketball players and retired players of first division (ACB) and Second Division (LEB). Training campaigns, providing study grants and legal advicement. ABP has extensive experience and knowledge of basketball issues and sports in general. It has direct contact with Spanish basketball players, knows their needs and helps in the dissemination of supportive (like dual careers) programs. One of the main aims of the Association is to guide, advise and defend its 210 members (professional basketball players) on matters relating to their sport and their professional future.

ASD Margherita Sports and Vita (MSV)

ASD Margherita Sports and Vita (MSV) has been appointed to carry out one of the most important missions of any modern city; to create conditions for the development of the sports activity of the inhabitants of Margherita di Savoia and its surrounding territory.

Every year, many implement various projects are to enjoy the sport to thousand of young athletes from 5 to 18 years of Margherita di Savoia. That we organize events bring many fans of physical activity especially in the growth of the cultures of youth basketball. We organize thousand of free recreational activities, all of which can benefit everyone, regardless of age or ability.

We are equipped with urban infrastructure outdoor / indoor, thus creating aesthetic and functional space for sports. That we realize international projects allow us to exchange experience with major European countries. Constantly we face popularize sports Margherita di Savoia in Italy and in the world.

Consequently, we develop the desire to make our wonderful city, famous for its natural beauties and modern thermal bathing facilities, a place where the beauty of the idea of the sports and tourism operates on both the grand arenas, and right next to us, in the urban space … it works!

For young people Margherita di Savoia and its surrounding area ensures an adequate quality and a wide range of school and extracurricular sports activities, and an opportunity for adults to spend their free time actively. The city, within the own budget, also supports sports clubs, both professional and amateurs, sports training funds for children and young people, and successfully organizes competitions of different levels in many disciplines.

Margherita di Savoia has earned the title of the sports community; because of not only supporting sports initiatives eagerly, but also for the repute it created the perfect conditions for their implementation. The town for many years has been carrying out a project of construction and upgrading sports facilities. As a result, every year we open large complexes as well as small multifunctional school pitches. Below, we present with pride and joy the largest investments made in Margherita di Savoia in the last few years.