Rector's Office

Andreas Antonopoulos, M.Eng., MBA, Ph.D.


Who are we?

Dr. Andreas Antonopoulos is the Rector of the University of New York in Prague (UNYP).  Dr. Antonopoulos teaches Entrepreneurship related subjects at UNYP and in several MBA Programs around the world and regularly gives related seminars and invited speeches. He has over 25 years of an academic, entrepreneurial, investment and corporate background blend. He is also a partner at Venture Growth Angel Partners, an early stage investment fund.

Before UNYP, Dr. Antonopoulos has held a senior executive appointment in academia at Central European University  as well as a variety of senior and middle management appointments in leading telecom sector companies such as RHK, Lucent Technologies, Nortel Networks and British Telecom. He has worked and lived in Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Hungary, the Philippines, Romania, Singapore, Spain, the UK and the US, and speaks 6 languages. Dr. Antonopoulos holds a Ph.D. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from University College London, UK and an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

What do we do at UNYP?

The Rector’s Office oversees all academic activities of the University of New York in Prague and coordinates the delivery of all of our programs. It provides guidance to all academic schools and is responsible for ensuring the outstanding academic quality and excellence of all programs offered by the institution. The Rector’s Office also develops policies and processes to ensure the ongoing improvement of UNYP’s academic offerings, and is responsible for all accreditations of UNYP and its programs.

The Rector’s Office works with the rest of UNYP’s management to shape the institution's growth strategy and manage its ongoing development. Last but not least, the Rector’s Office supervises UNYP’s relations with the rest of the academic community, both within the Czech Republic and internationally.

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