The Technological Educational Institute of Athens (T.E.I. of Athens) was founded in 1983. It is an independent, self-administrating academic institute, which comes under the head of Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.

The strategic goals of the T.E.I. of Athens, according to its vision and mission, are to continue its tradition and to stand out among the Greek and foreign Higher Education Institutes in the fields of education, research, culture and arts, while being connected with the society.

T.E.I. of Athens combines  the development of appropriate theoretical studies background with high-level laboratory and practical training while perform mainly technological research and develop expertise and innovations in their respective professional fields.


Research Activity:

Due to the wide range of scientific disciplines covered, with 5 Schools and 27 Departments, along with research structures that have been developed in recent years, the Technological Educational Institute of Athens actively participates and implements research programs either independently or in collaboration with Greek and foreign universities, research centers and other institutions.

The areas where research projects are carried out focus on engineering sciences, biomedicine and material sciences, food and beverage technology, economics ,arts and culture, and education.

Furthermore, the Technological Educational Institute of Athens has participated in numerous European and national research projects under the scope of support frameworks such as: The Sixth Framework Programme (FP6), The Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) and the Third Community Support Framework. In most of these projects, the T.E.I. of Athens acts as the coordinator.

The financial management of the research projects of the T.E.I. of Athens is administered by the "Special Account for Research Grants" (ELKE) the statutory body for Universities and Technological Educational Institutes of the country, in accordance with the national and Community legislation.

EU External Funding for Year 2016: €1.054.668


Contact Person: Danai Kondili

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Contact Phone: +30 210 5385174