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Greek PM Tsipras Promises More Hirings in Public Sector

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday promised more hirings in the public sector and announced that a new plan for administrative reforms will...

Brain Drain Gathers Pace as One in Three Greeks Looks for a Job Abroad

A new study highlights the problem in the Greek labor market as more than 30% of Greek unemployed say that they are actively seeking...

ICAP: Corruption Driving Greek Youth Abroad

According to the international human resources services provider, ICAP People Solutions, Greek youth are opting to leave the country in search of a better...

Seven in Ten Greek High School Students Consider Studying Abroad

Seven in ten Greek high school students consider studies abroad, says a survey conducted by professors of the University of Macedonia. Specifically, 44% of participants...

Twenty Thousand Scientists Left Greece in Five Years; Startups Funded by Parents

About 20,000 scientists left Greece to work abroad in the 2009-2014 period, while 83.5 percent of startups are funded by home savings, said Deputy...

Brain Drain: 450,000 Greeks Left the Country in Past 8 Years

Almost 450,000 Greeks left the country in the 2008-2016 period, depriving Greece of brain power while at the same time contributing to the...

Starting Greek Professionals Will Have to Repay Discounted Security Contributions Retroactively

A circular of the new single security fund (EFKA) says that starting Greek professionals will pay discounted contributions for the first five years, but...

Greece’s ‘Brains’ who Emigrated Ask for Meritocracy to Return

"I would return to Greece if..." was the crucial question that the Brain Gain initiative posed to Greek professionals and scientists who fled the...

Brain Drain Costs Greece €9.1 Bln in Lost Tax Revenues Annually

The loss of Greece's brilliant minds who emigrate abroad for work "costs" the country 9.1 billion euros per year in lost tax revenues, says...

SNF Presents the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program

(Photo by The National Herald) Representatives of Greek universities gathered on Monday at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center for the presentation of the Greek...

Greek Universities Open Doors for European Researchers’ Night

European Researchers' Night took place on the last Friday of September for the eleventh year. The annual event celebrating science and research across Europe...

5 Losses Spinning Greece on a Downward Spiral

Austerity measures implemented in Greece as part of its long haul towards redemption have caused social and economic upheaval in the country. Regardless of...

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