The Technological Education
Institution (TEI) of Chalkida belongs to the public
higher education system of Greece and is the only academic institution in the broader area of Evia island.
Founded in 1983, it is located at the area of Psahna, about 12km north of
Chalkida, the capital of the island. The TEI of Chalkida has two Schools namely, the
School of Business and Economics, and the School of Technological Applications.
- In the School of Business and Economics there are three departments:
- Business Administration
- In the School of Technological
Applications there are five departments:
- Aircraft Technology
- Electrical Engineering
- General Department of Applied Sciences
- Mechanical Engineering
Approximately 10.000 full-time students are currently enrolled at the TEI of Chalkida attending academic courses or carrying out their practical training.
The academic staff
comprises about 70 full-time and 30 part-time members supported by 70
administrative staff members.
October 01, 2012 - January 25, 2013
Exam period : February 4, 2013 – February 22, 2013
March 4, 2013 – June 21, 2013
Exam period : June 24, 2013 – July 5, 2013
October 28th (National Holiday)
November 17th (School Holiday)
January 30th (School Holiday)
March 25th (National Holiday)
Christmas holiday: December 23rd - January 3rd
Easter holiday: Thursday before Easter - Easter Wednesday
The Academic Status of the TEI of Chalkida
exception of the General Department of Applied Sciences, all the Departments of
the TEI of Chalkida offer 4-year long programmes, of 240 ECTS points,
leading to the 'Ptychion', a title equivalent to the Bachelor's degree.
Graduates can continue their studies at the postgraduate level to obtain a
Master's or a Ph. D. degree. The General Department of Applied Sciences does not
confer a degree but it offers courses complementary to the programmes offered by
the rest of the Departments.
Academic Requirements for
ERASMUS students must have successfully completed the 1st year of their studies
at their home institution. The students should consult with the ERASMUS coordinator of the Department they are currently enrolled in in order to decide where to apply and which courses to register for. Then they have to submit their application to the
ERASMUS Office of the TEI of Chalkida where it will be processed. The application consists of the following documents:
- application form
- learning agreement
- transcript of records (translated in English)
- four passport-sized photographs
Once the prospective
ERASMUS students are notified of their admission at the Department of their choice, they must establish and maintain contact with the
Erasmus coordinator of the hosting Department and the ERASMUS Office of the TEI
Chalkida in order to take care of academic and practical issues that may arise before their departure.
The contact details of ERASMUS coordinators and officers are supplied below.
Admission and Registration
for ERASMUS Students
Before ERASMUS students leave their country
For students from EU countries the only document required to enter and stay in Greece is a passport or an identity card valid for the full duration of their stay in Greece.
Students who are non-EU citizens are strongly advised to contact the
Hellenic Embassy at their home country in order to get detailed information and guidelines on the formal
procedures and regulations about entering Greece. In this case, it is essential for
ERASMUS students to be able to hand in a formal acceptance letter signed by the TEI of Chalkida (provided by the
ERASMUS Office of the TEI of Chalkida), stating clearly the reason for their
visit and the duration of their stay. The letter must be signed by
the Hellenic Embassy of their own country as they may need to show it to the
Hellenic Immigration authorities upon entering the country.
Upon arrival in Greece
Upon arrival in Greece all non-EU students are required to obtain a residence permit for their stay in
Greece. For a student’s residence permit to be issued the following documents are required:
- Valid passport
- Four (4) ID photos
- A Formal Letter in a “Whom it May Concern…” form from the student’s Home University stating the reason for which they are visiting the TEI of Chalkida, the academic area and duration of their studies, as well as the source of their funding.
All ERASMUS students accepted at the TEI of Chalkida must fill in a Registration Form with the courses they will be attending at the Department of their choice. For
ERASMUS students, the courses on the Registration form must agree with those on the Learning Agreement. Otherwise, the section ‘Changes in the Learning Agreement’
must be completed, approved and signed by both the Host and Sending Institution authorities.
Language Requirements for
The official language of instruction at the TEI of Chalkida is Greek. Therefore a good knowledge of Greek is essential for regular students.
ERASMUS students wishing to enroll in the regular programmes do not need to have a Greek language certificate but they must have a command of the Greek language (at least a B1-B2 level).
Special arrangements can be
made for ERASMUS students wishing to attend certain courses in English after
consultation with the teaching staff responsible for these courses.
ERASMUS students wishing to study at the TEI of Chalkida may also arrange to carry out all or part of their B.Sc. Thesis project under the guidance of a
teaching staff member of the TEI of Chalkida, in which case the language of
communication and the Thesis will be English.
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ERASMUS Students Benefits
While enrolled at the TEI of Chalkida,
ERASMUS students are also entitled to:
- Three meals per day: breakfast, lunch and dinner at the TEI restaurant at a
cost of about 45 euros per month
- Bus Pass with a 25% discount
- Free access to the Sports Union
- Excursions and trips for educational purposes at a low cost
- Membership to the TEI library
- Free books and teaching material
- Cultural seminars, excursions and Greek lessons
ERASMUS coordinators and
Academic ERASMUS and ECTS coordinator
Dr Aphrodite Ktena, Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering
Tel no: (+30)22280-99606, Fax no: (+30)22280-99605
Ms Paraskevi Papavassiliou,
Secretary of Accounting Dept and
Tel and fax no: (+30)22280-99513, e-mail
Departmental ERASMUS coordinators
- School of Business & Economics
Department of Accounting, Christos Boronikolos,
Department of Business Administration, Theodoros Papadoggonas,
Department of Logistics, Katerina Marinagi,
- School of Technological Applications
Department of Aircraft Technology,
Vassilis Spathopoulos, email@example.com
Automation, Michalis Skarpetis,
Department of Electrical Engineering Constantinos
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michalis
General Department of Applied
Sciences, Vassilis Stathopoulos,
information on the programmes offered at the TEI of Chalkida please visit the ECTS Guides page.