The research performed in the ECE School is both of wide scope and high standard. The areas in which ECE researchers are active are grouped by disciplinary field as reflected in the organization of the School and the outcomes of their research are being exploited by feeding back the teaching process, maintaining a very high level of studies. Undergraduate students are given the opportunity to contribute to the School’s research activity, mainly in the context of their diploma theses.

The ECE School has a very active presence in both fundamental and applied research, securing substantial grants from its researchers’ participation in competitive research programs in national and European level. These research programs constitute a significant part of the School’s research activities. Their management is supported by either the Management Comitee of the Special Account for Research Grants of NTUA or the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), which is the main institution focused on managing funding for research in the ECE School.

According to Shanghai Rankings 2017 (Academic Ranking of World Universities) the ECE School is ranked 101-150 among all Universities in the research fields of Computer Science and Telecommunications. Similarly, according to QS Top Universities 2017 the School is ranked 113 in the broader field of Engineering and Technology.