Technological Educational Institute of Central Greece

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Technological Educational Institute of Central Greece
Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Στερεάς Ελλάδας
Former names
Technological Educational Institute of Lamia
(1994–2013)
Technological Educational Institute of Larissa
(1983–1994)
TypePublic University
UAS University
Established2013
Students20000
Location
38°52′30″N 22°26′17″E / 38.87500°N 22.43806°E / 38.87500; 22.43806Coordinates: 38°52′30″N 22°26′17″E / 38.87500°N 22.43806°E / 38.87500; 22.43806
CampusSuburban
AffiliationsUniversity of Thessaly
University of Limoges
University of Manchester
MascotHeniokhos and Thermopyles
Websitewww.teiste.gr


The Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Central Greece (Greek: Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Στερεάς Ελλάδας), is a university of applied sciences founded in 2013. Variations are the TEI (of) Central Greece; TEICG (by its initialisms); Central Greece Institute of Technology (IoT); Central Greece University of Applied Sciences. A government University (Government Gazette Laws 2916/11-6-2001, 3549/20-3-2007) and therefore a higher education legal entity with full self governance and state funded functions under the supervision of the Greek Ministry of National Education. The central campus is in the City of Lamia, Phthiotis, in Central Greece and has a number of constituent satellite campuses. It takes part in the student exchange of Erasmus+, Leonardo Da Vinci, Tempus.

It offers 4-year (full-time) undergraduate programme studies with awarded qualification πτυχίο (Greek) Ptychio, equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, and postgraduate studies with awarded qualification μεταπτυχιακό δίπλωμα ειδίκευσης (Greek) postgraduate specialisation diploma in three semesters full time or six semesters part time, equivalent to a Master's degree. Additional statutory tuition fees may apply for all students admitted to a postgraduate degree programme. The former bachelor degree programme was three-and-a-half-year, 3 ½ years, confers a equivalent to a Bachelor's ordinary (ord) degree which is a pass degree without honors (hons).


One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credit points with 30 hours per credit point (Greek: Μονάδες Φόρτου Εργασίας, Δ.Μ-Διδακτικές Μονάδες). Since 2013, the classification of qualification level for Bachelor‛s degree (210 ECTS ordinary or 240 ECTS honors) is at Level 6 for Greece National Frame Qualification NFQ, European Qualifications Framework EQF, International Standard Classification of Education ISCED (Greek: ΔΠΤΕ), and for Master‛s degree (180 ECTS) is at Level 7 for Greece NFQ, EQF, ISCED.


The internship semester is a curricular academic term with 30 ECTS credits in an undergraduate specialization of choice and concurrently a CDD employment contract between an intern (internship student) and an employment provider, under the tutelage of a supervised schooled professor. Simply a compulsory undergraduate course of study in terms of a specialisation to a specific field of study and professional practice, funded by the government agency Manpower Employment Organisation of Greece OAED (Greek: ΟΑΕΔ).

A Bachelor's engineering degree graduate who meet the established criteria and who successfully pass governmental examination, it will granted the "Licenced Engineer" title by the State of Greece Department of Regulatory Authority an its Engineering Accreditation Council. This registered licensure establishes with state issued LEng - Licenced Engineer designation to use the title and also authorizes with a LEng member id.


The TEI of Central Greece has its Education and Lifelong Learning Center (Greek: Κέντρο Επιμόρφωσης και Δια Βίου Μάθησης ΚΕ.ΔΙ.ΒΙ.Μ, Law 4485 of Government Gazette Issue A' 114, 04-8-2017) under the supervision of the General Secretariat for Lifelong Learning of the Ministry of Education.


History[edit]

The TEI Larissa was an institution of higher education which was founded in 1983, under Government Act 1404/1983 for TEIs. In 1994, the TEI Larissa its Lamia Campus was separated from the TEI Larissa and founded the TEI of Lamia with the power to awards its own degrees in its own name. In 2013 the TEI of Lamia was merged with the TEI of Chalkida and founded the TEI of Central Greece with the TEI Lamia being its headquarters campus. In 2013 the TEI Larissa merged to form TEI of Thessaly. In October 2017, the Ministry of Education specified all TEIs be merged with the corresponding Universities, as European Union determined. The TEI of Central Greece and TEI of Thessaly will be merged with the University of Thessaly and each department will be absorbed by the corresponding university department.

Organisation[edit]

Faculties Departments (Programme of Study) Campuses
Faculty of Health and Caring • Nursing
• Physiotherapy
• Advanced Physiotherapy ‒ postgraduate
City of Lamia, Phthiotis Region
City of Lamia, Phthiotis Region
City of Lamia, Phthiotis Region
Faculty of Management and Economics • Logistics
• Business Management
• Accounting and Finance
• Commerce and Advertising
• Management, Culture and Touristic Units
Thebes, Boeotia Region
Psachna, Euboea Region
Psachna, Euboea Region
Amfissa, Phocis Region
Amfissa, Phocis Region
Faculty of Agriculture Technology, Food Technology and Nutrition • Forestry and Natural Environment Management
• Ecology and Management of the Environment ‒ postgraduate
Karpenisi, Evrytania Region
Karpenisi, Evrytania Region
Faculty of Technological Applications • Aircraft Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Automation Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Electronics Engineering
• Informatics Engineering
• Advanced Control Systems and Robotics ‒ postgraduate
• Design and Manufacturing of Sports Vehicle Systems ‒ postgraduate
• Intelligent Management of Renewable Energy Systems ‒ postgraduate
Psachna, Euboea Region
Psachna, Euboea Region
Psachna, Euboea Region
Psachna, Euboea Region
City of Lamia, Phthiotis Region
City of Lamia, Phthiotis Region
Psachna, Euboea Region
Psachna, Euboea Region
Psachna, Euboea Region

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