Hellenic American University has a mission to provide quality, American higher education that is interdisciplinary, career-relevant and interculturally informed. It strives to educate its students to be global citizens who are solidly grounded in the liberal arts and equipped to contribute to the economic and social development of their communities. The University’s research initiatives aim to foster the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the arts and humanities, social and natural sciences, business, and technology.
Hellenic American University is chartered in the State of New Hampshire and operates instructional locations in Nashua, New Hampshire and Athens, Greece. Its degrees are regulated, approved, and regularly monitored by the New Hampshire’s Department of Education, Division of Higher Education -- Higher Education Commission. Hellenic American University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
Research is a core activity at Hellenic American University, bringing together theory, application, and creativity. The Research Institute facilitates faculty members and students to set and achieve their research goals. As part of its mission, the Research Institute
- promotes extroversion and scientific collaborations with external partners.
- informs faculty about funding calls and consulting on the proposal preparation.
- disseminates and promotes the research conducted at Hellenic American University.
- organizes conferences, colloquia, and invited talks hosted by the University.
- suggests long-term research plans and strategies to the University.
In this framework, the Research Institute supervised and submitted the proposal for the Terra (in) Cognita Conference and handles the grant received from the Terra Foundation for American Art.