Controversial Bill on Higher Education Clears Greek Parliament

One member of Greece’s parliamentary majority voted against the controversial bill on Higher Education that was approved in the House on Wednesday. Dimitris Kammenos, MP...

Fierce Parliamentary Clash Between Greek PM and Opposition Leader

The Greek parliament discussion might have been about the government's education bill, but Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis had...

“Education Passports” for Refugees Tested in Greece

An international human rights organization is looking to provide education passports for refugees wishing to receive higher education and plans to test the efficacy of...

Greek Student Wins Gold in Mathematical Olympiad

A Greek student from Thessaloniki won one of the gold medals at the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad 2017, held in Brazil. Vasilis Georgiadis, a high...

Greek University Students Develop Online Tool for Dyslexics

Students of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki have created an innovative interactive tool that helps dyslexics read easier online, says a report in Chinese...

30 Diaspora Fellows to Conduct Projects With Greek Universities

The Institute of International Education in collaboration with the Fulbright Foundation in Greece, announced that the Greek Diaspora fellowship program selected 30 fellows to...

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...

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