Technological Educational Institutions (TEI' s) are legal entities, which were founded in 1983 within the framework of Law 1404/1983 in order to bridge the gap between the theoretical knowledge and background provided by the Greek universities and the demand for highly trained staff who could meet the challenges of the Greek market in technology related fields. The Technological Educational Institution of Athens is the largest of its type in the city and the third largest of all the Institutions of Higher Education in Greece. They are self-governed, multi-disciplinary, technology-oriented institutions funded by the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and according to Law 3549/2007 TEI' s are equal to the Greek universities. It comprises five faculties, hosting thirty-six departments. It has always been at the forefront of developments in technological education. It comprises five faculties, hosting thirty-six departments. Great emphasis is laid on the curricula of the Departments which are continuously revised in order to keep pace with all the recent developments in technology and to be tailored to the needs of the Greek market. Over 35.000 students attend the four-year courses provided by its Departments and taught by teaching staff committed to maintaining the highest standards in education.