Pantelis S. Kiprianos (1959), is a professor in History of Education and of Political ideas at the University of Patras. He studied History, Political Sciences and Sociology at the Panteion University of Athens and at the Parisian Universities Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales και Paris II, where he received his PhD. His specializes in comparative history and sociology of education and in education policy. Professor Kyprianos is a founding member of the Inter-university Network on Higher Education Policy (http://hepnet.upatras.gr /).
He has been member of the committee of many scientific associations, such as AIFREF (http://www.aifref.org/ ) and member of the editorial committee of four scientific reviews. He is the author of 7 books and of 95 articles, mostly on various aspects of education, in Greek, English and French. Professor Kyprianos was a chairman of the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Patras, chairman of the Regional Training Centre of Western Greece, member of the council of the Cultural Organization of the municipality of Patras, vice rector of academic affairs of the University of Patras ( www.upatras.gr/files/ dep_rect_academic_kiprianos.pdf ) and national coordinator in the OECD in education matters (http://www.oecd.org/ education/education-for-a-bright-future-in-Greece) member of the Scientific Committee of the Greek Ministry of Education on the education of refugees.
Since February 2019, he is the President of the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency.