The analysis of the profile of the new entry students at the University of Patras highlights the plurality of their characteristics both within the institution’s departments, and between them and the new entry students at other Greek institutions. The University of Patras is preferred mainly by male students, who originate from the area in which the institution is located, and who aim to join the same professional group as their parents, who are usually highly educated. A great number of students that enter the University of Patras had placed it among their first six options for studies.
L’analyse des nouveaux entrants de l’Université de Patras a démontré la diversité à leur provenance sociale et régionale tant dans l’université mais aussi en comparaison à la moyenne nationale. L’Université de Patras figure parmi les premiers choix des candidats, est choisie, en principe, par de garçons provenant en priorité par la région de l’Ouest de Grèce. Leur origine sociale est très marquée et il y a une forte corrélation entre les études choisies et les professions de leurs parents
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