Greek Education Minister Speaks of Abolishing University Entry Exams, Again

"We will not retract the reform," said Education Minister Costas Gavroglou, referring to an earlier statement that the university entry examinations will be abolished. While...

Greek Education Ministry: University Entry Exams Not Abolished

Despite earlier announcements by Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou for the abolition of the Pan-Hellenic Examinations for entering Greek higher education institutions, Greek students will...

U.S. Embassy Announces 200 Scholarships for Refugees in Athens, Thessaloniki

The U.S. embassy in Athens is offering 200 education scholarships to 200 refugees in Athens and Thessaloniki (100 from each city), in an effort...

Athens University of Economics Joins World Academic Elite

The Athens University of Economics and Business is among the top 200 universities worldwide according to the prestigious Shanghai International Ranking of World Universities. The...

National Technical University of Athens among Europe’s Top 30 in Engineering

The National Technical University of Athens is among the 30 leading European universities and the top 150 in the world in the Engineering /...

93 Greek Public Schools Providing Education to 2,500 Refugee Children

There are an estimated 20,000 refugee children currently residing in Greece according to the latest figures from UNICEF. Some of the children are living in...

Church of Greece to Participate in Context of Religion Textbooks

The joint commission of the Ministry of Education and the Church of Greece have decided that the context of religion textbooks will be co-decided...

Students Waiting for Authorities to Investigate Claims of Widespread Crime at Aristotle University Campus

Following a letter from 471 students regarding widespread crime on the campus of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, the educational institution's senate says that it...

The Smallest School in the EU Is in Greece With Only One Student

The smallest school in the European Union is in Arkoi -- a small island in the Dodecanese in Greece -- and has only one...

Study: 1 in 2 Greek Potential Employees Lack Skills the Market Needs

Despite high unemployment figures, Greek businesses find it difficult to hire because one in two potential employees lacks the skills the market requires, a...

Thessaloniki University Students Decry Repeated Criminal Activities on Campus

Students of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki have sent an official letter of complaint to the university dean and faculty demanding action against criminality...

Education and Social Integration Program for Roma in Greece Suffers 80% Budget Cut

In the aftermath of the tragedy in Menidi last week where an 11-year-old boy, while attending a school party, was fatally shot in the...

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