The University of Athens started operations on May 1837. It was the first University not only in the newly established Greek State but also in all the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean in general. Presently, the University has five Schools and a total of twenty-nine Departments located in four campuses near the centre of Athens. Full-time undergraduate enrolment exceeds 35,000 students. The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications (DIT, http://www.di.uoa.gr/eng) was founded in 1989. It consists of three divisions: Computer Science; Computer Systems and Applications; Telecommunications and Signal Processing.
The Department has about 38 faculty members and over 200 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. UoA will participate in the INCLUDING project through the Network Technologies Services and Applications (NETSA) Lab. NETSA was legally established in 2016 within the UoA. NETSA staff comprises of a number of acknowledged researchers and engineers specializing in the fields of telecommunications, data networks, security, multimedia applications, distributed, mobile and pervasive systems. During the past years NETSA has been actively involved in a number of international projects, funded mainly by the European Commission, as well as national projects, funded by Greek Ministries or other organizations. NETSA has coordinated technical activities in numerous projects and acted as coordinator in the H2020 RAWFIE project.