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Technological Educational Institute of Athens

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Established  1974
Location  Athens, Greece
Nickname  TEI
Founded  1974
Administrative staff  350
Campus  urban
Phone  +30 21 0538 5100
Number of students  35,000
Former names  "Centre of Highest Technical Education" (since 1974)
Academic staff  600 permanent and 1700 temporary contract faculty staff
Address  Agiou Spiridonos 28, Egaleo 122 43, Greece
Similar  Technological Educational Institute o, School of Pedagogical and Tech, Agricultural University of Athens, Panteion University, National and Kapodistr

Technological educational institute of athens

The Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens (TEI ATH; Greek: Ανώτατο Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Αθήνας) is a higher-educational institute supervised by the Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs. It is the third largest Institution of Higher Education in Greece, with approximately 35.000 students, a regular faculty of 600 and a temporary faculty of 1700 academics. The Technological Educational Institute of Athens offers undergraduates and postgraduates studies.


On 1st October 2016 it was announced that TEI of Athens will be transformed into the Athens University of Applied Sciences (Πανεπιστήμιο Εφαρμοσμένων Επιστημών Αθήνας).

Technological educational institute of athens


The institute was one of the five first KATE's (Centers for Higher Technical Education) founded in Greece in 1974 in order to offer non-university technical programmes. In 1983, Technological Educational Institutes were established as self-governed, multi-disciplinary, technology-oriented state funded institutions and are equal to the Greek universities.


Located in Aegaleo municipality, western Attica, the campus is occupying an extended area, comprising the central administrative services and most of the facilities.

Faculties and departments

TEI of Athens offers more than 35 degrees ranging from Management and Economics to Applied Sciences and Engineering. The language of instruction and coursework is Greek, but some courses are also offered in English.

The departments are organized in 5 faculties – Technological Applications, Health and Caring Professions, Fine Arts and Design, Food Technology & Nutrition and Management & Economics.

Academic evaluation

An external evaluation of all academic departments in Greek universities will be conducted by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQAA) in the following years.

  • Department of Informatics (2008)
  • Department of Librarianship and Information Systems (2011)
  • Department of Electronics (2010)
  • Department of Naval Architecture (2010)
  • Department of Energy Technology (2012)
  • Department of Dental Technology (2010)
  • Department of Nursing A' and B' (2011)
  • Department of Midwifery (2011)
  • Department of Physiotherapy (2012)
  • Department of Optics and Optometry (2011)
  • Department of Medical Radiological Technology (2011)
  • Department of Medical Laboratories (2012)
  • Department of Social Work (2013)
  • Department of Occupational Therapy (2014)
  • Department of Early Childhood Education (2014)
  • Department of Aesthetics & Cosmetology (2014)
  • Department of Food Technology (2011)
  • Department of Oenology and Beverage Technology (2011)
  • Department of Photography & Audiovisual Arts (2014)
  • Department of Interior Architecture, Decoration & Design (2014)
  • Department of Conservation of Antiquities & Works of Art (2011)
  • DASTA Office (Career Office & Innovation Unit) (2012)
  • References

    Technological Educational Institute of Athens Wikipedia

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