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The main language of instruction at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is Greek with the exception of the Departments of Foreign Languages and Literature which offer courses at each Department’s main language. 

In addition, the School of Law offers specialized programmes in English, French and German while the School of Physical Education and Sport Science and the Departments of:

  • Economics,  
  • Political Science & Public Administration
  • Communication & Media Studies
  • Turkish Studies and Modern Asian Studies,
  • Music Studies,
  • Theology
  • Social Theology & the Study of Religion 

offer a number of courses in English.

A significant number of   postgraduate courses  are offered in English and some in other languages (French, German, Spanish, Italian).

In all other Departments there are special arrangements for Erasmus+ students who have only English language knowledge. The most common one is the assignment of essays in English with the use of English bibliography.

The University of Athens requires good knowledge (Level B2) of Greek or English language which will enable students to communicate and function within an academic context.   Students that will participate in the postgraduate courses will comply with the required language level of the specific postgraduate course.