Study In Greece : Requirements,Cost and Tuition Fees

This is a comprehensive guide on studying in Greece as an international student. This detailed post will give you all the necessary information you will need about studying in Greece as an international student.

How to apply and study in Greece

It is advisable that you make extra research on studying in Greece as the application process for studying in Greece might change for international students anytime. Below is the step by step procedure on how to apply and study in Greece as an international student:

Take time to search for universities in Greece that suit your budget and interested program.

Request a for application forms from the universities in Greece that you are interested in. You can request for application forms by email or downloading it from the school website.

Send your recommendation letters and academic transcripts to the university or universities in Greece that you are applying to for evaluation.

If granted admission by any university in Greece, pay for your tuition fees and other fees where applicable.

 Apply for a visa to study in Greece.

To apply to study in Greece at undergraduate level, you need to submit your application through the Hellenic Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs. If you wish to study at postgraduate level, you can send the necessary documentation directly to the institution you have chosen.

Although Greece is not a part of the Lisbon convention (which seeks to guarantee students’ qualifications will be recognized across Europe), it’s still possible to apply to universities in Greece using a certificate showing successful completion of secondary education in your home country.

You may also need to provide proof of proficiency in Greek or another language, depending on the language in which your course will be taught. Some programs may have additional requirements, depending on the field of study and the institution.

Cost of studying in Greece for international students.

The cost of studying in Greece actually depends on the specific school you attend. All the universities and colleges in Greece have different tuition fees.

Universities education in Greece is free for all Greek citizens and other EU nationals. Although students will be required a minimal registration fee for the student body activities,but this is not applied to other non EU international students.

So students from non-EU countries will have to pay tuition fees of about US$1,680 per year at undergraduate level,the fee also includes books and other academic materials although some masters courses in Greece are tuition free for some international students. You have to contact your university of choice for more information about that.

You need about US$8,080 a year or US$700 a month to cover all your living expenses in Greece but this actually depends on your lifestyle or spending habits.

 How to apply for a Greece study visa

 To apply for a Greece student visa you need some documents and other requirements, so below are requirements needed when applying for a Greece study visa.

Valid international passport

Completed visa application form

Two passport size photos

Admission letter from university of choice

Accommodation confirmation. This is very important when applying for a Greece student visa

Bank Statement

Health certificate

Police report

Flight booking confirmation

So above are the necessary requirements needed when applying for a Greece study visa.

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