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The Greek Architects of Italy’s Renaissance

Throughout history, many Greek scholars became the unsung heroes of the Renaissance, the period that linked ancient wisdom with a new modern era of scientific knowledge. The Renaissance emerged in European history as an opportunity of enlightenment, shining a new...

The Only Greek School in Latin America

The Atenea Institute in Panama, which is the only Greek school in Latin America, has become the focal point for academic excellence.

Greece Unveils Private Universities Bill

On Wednesday, the government of Greece unveiled a bill that will allow the operation of private universities in the country. Education Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis said private universities will have strict foundation criteria while students must have reached the minimum entry...

Growing Number of Students in China Learn Greek

More and more students in China are learning Greek as around 10 universities offer Greek programs for undergraduate studies. By Xu Yan “The gorgeous Greek letters and enchanting scenery in Santorini drive me to learn Greek,” said Zisong Wen, a sophomore...

The Ex-Slave Who Authored a Greek Language Book

William Sanders Scarborough was an African-American, emancipated slave who authored a Greek textbook. His First Lessons in Greek was written in 1881. The textbook offered Greek to English and English to Greek language practice as well as exercises on...

Clashes Break Out as Greek Students Protest Plan for Private Universities

A student rally in central Athens against the plan for private universities erupted into violence on Thursday, and protesters clashed with police. Skirmishes began in front of Parliament on Syntagma Square as protesters tried to breach the security cordon and...

The Ancient Greeks’ Contribution to the Development of Modern Laws

  The ancient Greeks, or Hellenes, have contributed significantly to the foundation and development of various academic disciplines. It has been said that the Greeks were masters in the art of legal subtlety, but they lacked a legal science, as...

Greek Mythology Can Teach the Young Humanity, Virtue

When it comes to Greek mythology, myth and legend, fairy tales and fantasy, can be just as informative as historical facts.

The Diaspora Advantage in Higher Education: The Case of Greece

The debate for higher education reforms is underway in Greece as a long overdue reform with the intent to contribute towards a competitive landscape in higher education. By Steve Bakalis One dimension of potential benefits from such reform that deserves attention...

World’s Oldest Greek School Celebrates 220 Years in Vienna

The Greek National School in Vienna, the oldest still-functioning Greek school in the world, has celebrated 220 years since its opening. The school - founded in 1804 - was awarded the 'Simonos Sina' award by the Academy of Athens in...

The Historic Opening of Greek Universities to Competition

Greece will open the Greek universities to competition in a historic move announced last week. Greece is the only Western country that bans private universities. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said: "This flagship legislation will be presented for public consultation...

Greece to Lift Ban on Private Universities in Historic Move

Greece will lift the ban on private universities, the conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced this week in a historic move. The initiative will be part of broader higher education reforms that will be introduced in a bill soon to...

Greek Student Teams Win in International Biology Competition

Two teams of Greek students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and from the University of Thessaly were distinguished for two separate projects in the acclaimed international competition in synthetic biology, iGem 2023, which took place in Paris earlier...

Greece Tops EU in Subjective Poverty for Low-Educated People

Greece ranked highest among EU nations in terms of individuals with a low level of education who are also considered poor. The data was recently revealed by Eurostat. The subjective poverty rate for this group in Greece is 81.6 percent,...

Greece Climbs in Rankings as a Top Destination for American Students

A growing number of American students are choosing Greece as a destination for study, according to the Open Doors 2023 survey findings, published annually by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Greece moved up in the global rankings and is...