Greece Study FAQs
Greece is the land of rich ancient history and birthplace of Western Culture. It is the leading country in foreign education, famous for its management, business and engineering universities. The best part about Greek education is, it is quite affordable and not just in education but their lifestyle too. Being the hub of top fortune companies, Greek provides immense job & internship opportunities to students. Students are legally allowed to work for 22 hours per week. Post Study work rights, Easy visa process, Pathway to the USA make it preferred choice among the Indian students.
With the vast experience of serving students, we, Edugo Abroad has prepared most frequently asked questions for your guidance to Greek education.
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FAQs for Study in Greece
#1. How do I get a student visa for Greece?
Ans. For Getting student visa for Greece, You need to follow below steps :
Step 1 Provide the documents for university and apply for admission.
Step 2 Student will get conditional offer letter within 4-5 working days.
Step 3 Student needs to pay Tuition fees of 1st semester in the university account.
Step 4 After that student receives unconditional offer letter.
Step 5 After that student need to prepare the Visa file with PCC apostilled and last degree certificate apostilled and once visa file is ready student need to book appointment at Global Visa Center World at any of the centers in India- http://in-gr.gvcworld.eu/contact-us.
Step 6 During visa file submission at GVCW, student will be guided for medical test at the below Hospital:
Helvetia Diagnostics & Healthcare
Address:- B–2 Greater Kailash, Part 1,
New Delhi, Delhi 110048
Tel:- 9811444469, 011-46566999
Step 7 At the time of visa file submission certain questions will be asked to the student and if needed than the further interview, appointment will be scheduled at Delhi Embassy.
Step 8 After clearing the interview student will get the Visa stamp and can book the flight accordingly.
#2. How much is Greece visa fee?
Ans. Visa fees for Student visa in Greece is around 7470 INR.
#3. Do Indian citizens need visa for Greece?
Ans. Yes, Indian student need Visa to study in Greece.
#4. How much does it cost to study in Greece?
Ans. Many of the universities allow student to apply for visa and travel to Greece after paying First semester Fees. Rest of the fees can be paid at the time of starting of each semester. Fees of first semester starts from around 3000 Euros and living cost in Greece is about 500-800 Euros/ Month.
#5. What are the Top programs to study in Greece?
Ans. Universities in Greece have programs for all Science and commerce related streams but as it is a tourist destination, courses related to tourism and hospitality are much into demand.
#6. Is Course taught in English at Greece?
Ans. At Greece many of the University teaches in English.
#7. How long does it take to get a student visa to Greece?
Ans. After having your medical test and embassy interview, you will be getting visa result within 15 working days.
#8. Can international students work in Greece?
Ans. However, many jobs are available for foreign students who wish to work and employment can be found almost everywhere in Greece in the cities, the countryside and even the islands. In order to find work, a student needs to consult university staff and/or job agencies in order to book jobs during the summer breaks.
#9. Can I work and study in Greece?
Ans. In Greece, a student can work up to 20 Hours during study period, while during vacation period one can work up to 40 Hours in Week.
#10. Is Greece a good place to study abroad?
Ans. If you love the sun, Greece is perfect for you.
Many top graduate business schools in Europe are located in the historic capital of Athens.
Greece is increasingly becoming one of the most popular places to study in. The country has around 24 universities, amongst them, a few have even made it to the top 1000 universities by the Times Higher Education World Rankings.
The tuition fees are very low and that is the main attraction for student.
Greece is an amazing tourist destination for those of you who love water sports, spending time at the beach, and sunbath. There are also plenty of sights to visit across the country, starting from the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Parthenon, the Acropolis, and Mount Olympus.
To know more about country, you can even visit Greece for Overseas Study
#11. What should I pack for Greece?
#12. Job opportunities in Greece?
Ans. There are many job opportunities in Greece and especially as it as tourist destination, job opportunities related to business and hospitality are very much available.
FAQs to Prepare for University Interview - Study in Greece
Once you decide to study in Greece, we would tell only thing that Admission and Visa process in Greece is very simple. You may go to below points if you are planning to study in Greece.
You need to enroll for your studies in a recognized university for your study in Greece. There is no interview from University end. Once you get unconditional offer letter you can proceed further for VFS submission and embassy interview.
Embassy interview mainly emphasis upon your language skill and your motives to study. Below are few of the frequently asked question during embassy interview:
#1. Tell us something about yourself?
Ans. For any academic interview, Introduction should include details as below:
Experience (if any)
Family context and some information about your personality (you can include hobbies or any extracurricular results)
#2. What is the reason for choosing further studies?
Ans. The student should link his academic background and experience with choosing their course for further study.
#3. Why did you choose Greece for further studies?
- If you love the sun, Greece is perfect for you
- Many top graduate business schools in Europe are located in the historic capital of Athens
- Greece is increasingly becoming one of the most popular places to study in. The country has around 24 universities, amongst them, a few have even made it to the top 1000 universities by the Times Higher Education World Rankings
- The tuition fees are very low and that is the main attraction for student.
- Greece is an amazing tourist destination for those of you who love water sports, spending time at the beach, and sunbath. There are also plenty of sights to visit across the country, starting from the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Parthenon, the Acropolis, and Mount Olympus.
#4. Why you want to study abroad and not in India?
- Main advantages of studying abroad for many international students is the possibility of immersing themselves in a totally different environment
- Possibility of obtaining the double degree.
- Studies abroad are mainly based on practical knowledge.
- You will acquire a greater knowledge of different cultures
- View your culture through a new lens
- Get an international degree and exposure.
- Increase the international job prospects.
- Acquire greater knowledge of different cultures.
- Meet several people.
- Discover new environment.
- Get a global mindset.
- Learn self-sufficiency and gain independence.
- Learn to appreciate smaller things more.
#5. Why this university?
Ans. Students must describe the key USP for choosing a particular university. The information we can include can be:
- Forms- Modules
- Alumnus network
#6. Who is your sponsor?
Ans. Please mention the name of your sponsor – It can be parents/gaurdians/siblings/self sponsor.
#7. How much does life in Greece cost?
Ans. The cost of living is around 800-1000 euros per month.
#8. What is your future goal?
Ans. (Below are some examples of future target)
Entrepreneur: after completing my study by the name of the university, I would go back to my hometown and start my organization which will focus on its development. I assure you that I will learn all the skills necessary to better manage my organization. I am confident that studying at university will give me a solid knowledge of the basic principles of this field and help me acquire the skills necessary to achieve my goal. Even my degree in Course from University will give me a solid foundation and a perfect channel to capitalize on my strengths.
Work in MNC: after completing my course, I would like to work with a renowned company in Europe, India or anywhere in the world. I wanted to become more effective and progressive in the field of my interest. I am looking forward to doing safe work in renowned companies such as ONGC, BHEL, TATA and many others. I am very confident that after completing this course I can start my professional career with a good position as information system manager, marketing manager, system developer etc.
Family affairs: after completing the course named after the university, I will return to India and join by hand in the family business. Since my father has always managed the business in a very simple and traditional way, but I want to expand it by implementing new ideas and taking our business to the next level. (For example, since my father runs a temporary shop and I want the chain to grow only in my place, but also in some other part of India, and then take it internationally. So, to bring an exhibition in the sector I will have need market research that will help me understand the essential market value for the business).