Before you travel in Greece, it is advisable to have in mind the following:

  1. Depending on your country of origin, you might need a passport and a visa; you could obtain a visa through the nearest to your residence Greek consulate. Look section VISA  for more information.
  2. Contact your phone company in order to make sure that your can use your mobile phone in Greece.
  3. Call your bank or your credit card company to let them know that you will be using it in Greece.
  4. The official monetary unit in Greece is euro (EUR – €). You can either obtain euros from your origin country, or you can exchange dollars (or other currency) at a bank or at the destination airport, or at an official exchange shop. You can also use the ATMs to access your bank account and withdraw euros.
  5. In order to have access to necessary health care, travelers from member states of the European Union (EU) wishing to visit Greece must be holders of the European Health Card (EHIC) or any other legal Community document issued by their competent social security agency. Tourists from non EU member state countries must consult their social security agency for information before travelling.

Reinforcing bridges between Greek Universities and the Greek Diaspora

On the occasion of the celebration of the International Education Day and the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution, the General Secretariat of Higher Education of the Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and the General Secretariat of Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organize on Sunday, January 24 2021, at 14:30, the online conference: Reinforcing bridges between Greek Universities and the Greek Diaspora