COVID-19 Protection

Study in Greece provides information on current conditions, policies and measures in force in the country concerning education for coronavirus protection and prevention in accordance with the instructions of the National Agency for Public Health (EODY) which monitors continuously the COVID-19 outbreak and is in constant communication with both the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Covid Q&A

All passengers, over the age of 12 years and regardless of nationality, both for international flights destined from abroad to Greece, as well as for ferry or air or mass land travels within the country, are required to have:

  • either a negative PCR certificate from a testing laboratory, for a Covid-19 test taken no later than 72 hours before arrival or a negative antigen (rapid) certificate taken no longer than 48 hours before arrival
  • Proof of a negative test is not required however for all travelers that have completed their vaccination (14 days have elapsed since the last vaccination, depending on the doses required) and hold a vaccination certificate.
  • Proof of a negative PCR test is not required if the traveler was tested positive with COVID-19 in the past 30 to 180 days. This can be proved either by presenting a positive PCR molecular or an antigen test result performed by an authorized laboratory or a medical certificate confirming that the holder was tested positive with SARS-CoV-2 virus infection. The certificate is issued 30 days after the day of the first positive COVID-19 test and is valid for 180 days after it.
All travelers must complete their PLF before entering the country, providing detailed information on their point of departure, the duration of previous stays in other countries and the address of their stay while in Greece. In case of multiple stays, they are required to provide the address for the first 24 hours at least.

No, at this time, passengers from several countries around the world are exempt from quarantine.See all the exact information here: http://www.ypa.gr/en

As the pandemic progresses, travel instructions and restrictions may change, so passengers are also advised to contact their Embassy or visit the websites of the competent authorities of the country.

The use of a mask is obligatory in all enclosed spaces and is also recommended outdoors in case of overcrowding.
From October 2021 all courses at Greek Universities are conducted with live presence.

All students are required to have an official certificate showing that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or that they have recovered from COVID-19, or a negative PCR test done within 72 hours or a negative antigen (rapid) test done for 2 times a week, at their own expense, up to 48 hours before attending the universities’ courses every Tuesday and Friday.

The platform https://edupass.gov.gr/, is the new tool for the health shielding of the living operation of public educational structures. Its goal is to contribute to the protection of public health, but also to the simplification of control procedures for the observance of health protocols.
Only those who have a vaccination and recovery certificate can enter the indoor dining and entertainment areas while there are no longer any other restrictions.