FAQs

 
  1. How do I send the required documents?

You only apply online at http://smg.web.auth.gr/wordpress/?page_id=4300&lang=en. In some cases you may send the documents by email at sneg@smg.auth.gr.

  1. When do I send the documents?

All required documents must be send online till the application deadline for each course.

  1. Where and how do I verify my certificate of studies (high-school certificate, bachelor, master etc..)?

The certificate of studies is verified for its authenticity by a Greek Diplomatic authority of the foreigner’s country in Greece or stamped with the APOSTILLE seal according to the Hague Convention (www.hcch.net/index_en.php?act=text.display&tid=37) and is officially translated into Greek or English.

  1. When and how do I pay the registration and tuition fees? (valid from 1/9/2018)

The registration fee and the tuition fee are paid during the application procedure at the following bank account and till the application deadline.

Piraeus Bank

ΙΒΑΝ: GR 04 0172 2020 0052 0200 2079 976

SWIFT: PIRBGRAA

Project number: 81546

 

  1. When do I get an answer to my application?

You will receive an answer in about 10-15 days after receiving all the required documents.

 Where do lessons take place?

Lessons take place at the School of Modern Greek Language behind the Old building of Philosophy School http://auth.gr/en/access and in the building of the School next to the French Institute of Thessaloniki (Leoforos Stratou 2A & Nap. Zerva Street.).

  1. When do classes occur?

In the 20hrs/week courses classes occur every day (Monday-Friday) for 4 academic hrs/day. In the 10hrs/week courses classes are held 3 days/week.

  1. Can I make absences during a course?

Yes, but you will need to attend at least the 80% of the total hours of a course in order to get a certificate of attendance with a grade. Only in the yearly courses there is a limit of absences shown in the table below:

  Yearly 20 hrs Yearly 10 hrs
Absences during a month 10 5
Total absences 30 15
  1. Do I get a reduction in the registration and tuition fees? (valid from 1/9/2018)

There is no reduction in the registration fees except for students applying for 2 or more courses during an academic year for which they will only pay the registration fee once.

There is a reduction of 35% of tuition fee in one of the members of the same family attending the same program.

 How do I test my Greek language level before the beginning of classes?

If you are not a total beginner in Greek, you will need to take an online placement test. The password for entering the online platform are send by the Secretariat.

  1. Where do I find the syllabus of classes?

On the following link http://smg.web.auth.gr/wordpress/?page_id=596&lang=en you find the syllabus for beginner to advanced level.

  1. What kind of certificate do I get upon completion of a course?

Upon the completion of a course the student may get a certificate of attendance with a grade on it provided he/she attended the 80% of the total hours of the course and take the test in the class.

A certificate of attainment of B2 level is issued only if the student succeeded in the exams held twice/year http://smg.web.auth.gr/wordpress/?page_id=560 for entering a University in Greece or after succeeding to the exams for the certificate of Attainment in Greek in all levels (A1- C2) http://www.greek-language.gr/certification/.

  1. Is accommodation provided?

The School does not provide accommodation.  On the following link http://smg.web.auth.gr/wordpress/?page_id=467&lang=en you find the contacts of some people who informed us that they rent rooms/apartments to students and you will need to contact them personally for being relatively informed.

  1. Can I get a scholarship for a course?

Scholarships are granted for the attendance of some courses by the Department of Studies of Aristotle University http://dps.auth.gr/en, the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs http://www.studyingreece.edu.gr/ and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs http://www.mfa.gr/en/.

  1. Useful links

Official portal of the ministry of Education http://www.studyingreece.edu.gr/

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki http://auth.gr/en

Municipality of Thessaloniki  https://thessaloniki.gr/?lang=en

Ευφυές Σύστημα Διαχείρισης Αστικής Κινητικότητας http://www.mobithess.gr/

 

 

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