The School of Modern Greek Language at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki offers courses in Greek language and culture to foreign students and also to students of Greek origin. Founded in 1970 it has been operating ever since under the supervision of the Faculty of Philosophy.
The School also offers tailor-made courses for specific purposes and seminars for teachers of Greek. It participates in research programmes and educational programmes in collaboration with domestic and foreign institutions. It also organises exams for the attainment in Greek language, a prerequisite for foreigners to enrol in a Greek University.
The School’s role is not limited to teaching Greek. It also emphasises on various activities and cultural functions and hosts hundreds of students from all over the world, creating a multicultural environment. Therefore, the students get acquainted with the Greek way of life and enjoy contact with different people within the lively and warm atmosphere of the city of Thessaloniki.