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TEI of Thessaly

3.9 out of 5 (10 ratings / 9 reviews) Lárisa, Greece
T.E.I of Larissa is the third largest Technological Educational Institution in Greece and comprises four Schools, two Branches in Karditsa and Trikala, and eighteen academic departments altogether. Its strategic goal is to continuously improve the quality of the courses and the educational services offered as well as to promote knowledge through a variety of research programmes.

About

History

T.E.I. of Thessaly was established as a tertiary education institution in 1983, along with all Greek T.E.I.s which replaced the existent Higher Technical & Vocational Centres.

In 2001 all Technological Educational Institutions were established as Higher Education institutions along with the universities, in compliance with the Bolognia declaration.

Education

According to Act 3549/2007 Higher Education in Greece, T.E.I. of Thessaly consists of two parallel sections:

  • The university section comprising all Universities, Polytechnics and the Athens School of Fine Arts
  • The technological section comprising all Technological Educational Institutions and the Higher School of Pedagogy & Technological Education

Research

Education & Research Committee was established in 1989.

The main mission of the committee is:
  • to support and enhance research activities at T.E.I.
  • to develop cooperation with productive agents in the area
  • to provide for the continual education and training of T.E.I. personnel

At present approximately 25 research programmes are being implemented at the institution, covering all fields of scientific knowledge such as Archimedes Programme with a variety of actions on entrepreneurship, equal opportunities, research promotion, etc. These programmes are funded by the Committee. A number of researches and studies are undertaken by the committee for account of organisations, enterprises and local authorities' agents

Career

Career Office provides students and graduates with the following services:

  • Career Counselling with workshops offered throughout the year, covering topics such as CVs, covering letters, completing application forms and interview skills.
  • Information on pursuing further studies, such as postgraduate courses and seminars.
  • Information on professional accreditation and professional bodies.
Career Office has created a Data Base with T.E.I. graduates’ CVs which are forwarded to companies that need to recruit personnel for their vacant positions. Graduates who wish to be included in the data base have to:
  • a) fill in an application form, and
  • b) send and register their Curriculum Vitae electronically in the
data base.

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Services

Student services

Its facilities include modern classrooms and fully-equipped laboratories, Halls of Residence, auditoriums, restaurant, a multi-sport gymnasium and a conference centre, as well as excellent electronic services. They provide students with ample learning resources and access to unlimited sources of information and knowledge through the library and the database network.

Housing services

Larissa is easily accessed due to its geographical position and its public transportation network and offers pleasant living conditions to young people since it allows them to enjoy the benefits of a large city and the relaxed way of life in the country.

Free accommodation is provided at the Halls of Residents to a number of students that have low income. The eight Halls of Residence belong to the TEI and can provide accommodation to 606 students in twin-bedded rooms, including rooms with special facilities for students with disabilities. In the same complex there are also TV rooms, rooms for indoor games, coffee shop and laundry facilities.

Library services

Library facilities and areas accessible to all library members include:

  • Bookcase room with collections of books and other printed material.
  • Reading room with quiet study places.
  • Laboratory fully equipped with computing and audio-visual facilities that provide access to electronic and audio-visual educational material.
  • Laboratory specially designed for people with disabilities.

ICT services

T.E.I. communications (voice-data) Network infrastructure includes structured and wireless connections. Internet access at very high speed (1 Gb), telematics including Internet services, as well as advanced IT services are offered to all members of the T.E.I. community and allow them to use all available learning resources at the institution premises or from a distance.

Medical services

Students are entitled to free medical and health care under the Greek National Health system, unless otherwise insured, for as long as they study at the T.E.I., up to twelve semesters.

Student Life

Campus life

T.E.I. of Thessaly is located and operates in three major cities, which are capitals in the respective prefectures, in Thessaly: Larissa, Karditsa and Trikala.

Larissa Campus is situated approximately 4km west of the city centre, on the national motorway from Larissa to Trikala.

The institution facilities and fields spread out over an area of 400 acres (120 ha)

Sports facilities

Students are offered the chance to take part in various athletic and leisure activities and events that the Centre organizes and holds at the T.E.I. sports facilities. These include:

  • Coaching and matches of team sports such as football, basketball, volleyball, as well as tennis, etc.
  • Internal matches against other institutions
  • Fitness coaching for students and T.E.I. staff.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It took a lot of effort and time in the beginning, but now it gets easier.

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Kristian Koukio rated 5 out of 5 stars

The the best experience in my life. Upgrated my mid/set, my skills. I changed a point of view for how i m seeing the life.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Nice environment and very good professors, friendly and willing to help!

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