Benefits for Greek Academic ID Holders
All higher education students in Greece have a student ID. So, are you an international student in Greece and you aren’t aware of the student ID privileges? Here are some of the offers and discounts provided by the academic identity!
Students that hold the Academic Identity marked with the sign “Release Ticket” pay:
- 50% of the normal fare on all routes of the cities where the Faculty is based, mainly lines and routes that are served by intercity buses AE or buses.
- 50% of the normal fare on road intercity routes between their place of residence and their city-based faculty and vice versa.
- a 25% discount of the normal ticket price in all other local and long distance transport of the country
- a 25% discount if they want to travel by train (OSE).
- At least 25% discount on ferry tickets (on the normal price).
- the well-known reduced ticket. If you live in Athens or you are a student from the province of Athens, then you have the right to use this type of ticket in all the public transport of Athens region. The cost is € 0.5 More on the OASA website.
Contact – mobilephone
You may have a lot of free time when you are a student, but regarding the communication, SMS and MBs are never enough for you. When you are a student in Greece and hold an academic ID, you will enjoy many offers and discounts from the phone companies.
Higher education institutes have canteens and dining rooms, offering meals to their students. For students who meet certain criteria like low income, international students holding a scholarship, etc., food is offered for free, while for the rest is offered at a very low price. Students can visit the website of their faculty and find more information at the section of student welfare).
Cinemas & Theaters
Students are automatically eligible to receive a discount on most normal tickets just by showing their academic ID at the ticket offices of theaters and cinemas. The exact price is predetermined by each cinema or theater.
Museums & Archaeological Sites
If you are a student in Greece, then you can discover the country’s mythical and fascinating past. From the Mycenaean and Minoan civilizations of the Bronze Age to Classical Athens and Sparta, and from the Byzantine era to the Modernity, this small Mediterranean country can amaze and seduce you with its plethora of archeological sites and historical monuments. And, of course, students are the lucky ones who are entitled to a free or reduced admission at the museums and archaeological sites across the country.