Department of Graphic Design operates since 1977 and together with the Departments: Graphic Arts' Technology, Decorative Arts & Design, Photography & Conservation of Antiquites and Works of Art constitute the FACULTY OF GRAPHIC ARTS & DESIGN the only school of Applied Arts of Higher Education in Greece.

The Faculty of Graphic Arts is an integral educational unit and at the same time a vehicle for cultural and social values, with a prominent function that is widely acknowledged by other similar professional, educational and artistic media in the country.

The Faculty employs an average of 120 professors of all ranks working on a permanent basis, as well as specialized technical staff and administration staff. It also has an average of 2,800 students, 750 of which are enrolled in the School of Graphic Design. There are also various external associates in the service of the Faculty, the number of which depends on the requirements of each year's curriculum.