Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Scholarships granted by the Greek Government to foreign citizens for a Summer Seminar in Greek Language and Culture

The Greek Ministry of Education, Directorate of International Relations in Education, Section A’ of Scholarships, in the frame of obligations of our country to the developing countries and according to the educative agreements with these countries, organizes a program of benefit of scholarships for follow-up courses of Modern Greek Language and Culture, duration of one month, in the University of Ioannina, from the 25th of August until the 25th of September 2009, for foreign students, professors of Greek language or even acquaintances of Greek language who wish to improve their level.
The Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs, Directorate of International Relations in Education, Department A' of Scholarships, provides two scholarships for students of each of the following countries:

Azerbaijan, Egypt, Ethiopia, Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Korea, Lebanon, Moldova, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, F.Y.R.O.M., Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Turkey and Tunisia.

The scholarships will cover the expenses of accommodation, meals, tuition fees as well as small personal expenses. In case of an emergency medical care is provided from the University. The program, besides the instructive part, includes visits to archaeological sites, museums, as well as instructive material. Their distribution to the departments of teaching will be according to the students’ level of knowledge of Greek language (written and oral).
The Directorate is not obliged to cover the traveling expenses from the country of origin of the candidate to Greece and to the place of the seminar and reversely. Accordingly the expenses should be covered from the scholars themselves. The scholars will have to participate in all the activities of the seminar.
The applications should be submitted to the Greek Embassy or Consulate at the candidate’s country no later than the 15th of July 2009.
Applications sent directly (not through the Embassy) to our Department will NOT be accepted.
Supporting documents:
1)Application form
2)Photocopy of the Identity card or passport
3)Letter of recommendation by a University Professor
4)Certificate of health to the effect that the candidate does not suffer from any contagious disease.

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