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Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great, Athens, Greece

Among the Top 20% most popular Greek schools in Greece in the last 12 monthsAverage student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Greece

What we like about the school

  • Best rated school in Greece
  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent rating of teaching quality
  • Excellent rating of homestay accommodation
  • Excellent rating of student apartments
  • Rooftop terrace

Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great

The language school Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great was founded in Athens, Greece in 1972. Located in the center of Athens, in a student area, next to the Park of Pedion Areos, the Athens University of Economics and Business, the Victoria Square and the Exarchia Square, a lively “anarchist” square, full of cafeterias, bars, taverns, etc.
The “Victoria” station is just a 2-minute walk away. The busiest parts of Athens, e.g. Plaka, Psiri, Thisio and Kolonaki, are all accessible on foot.


The school address is: 25 Mavrommateon St., 10434 - Athens, Greece (see on map)

Accreditations and Quality seals

Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

School Size:

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Garden

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

10

Number of public PC workstations:

2

Prices include

  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test before arrival
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 20
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 10

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years
  • 18 years for specific Junior courses

Greek teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 90 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

30
10
10
8
2
10
1
10
3
5
1

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH).

Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport:
60 € pick up
120 € return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2018 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2018, 06.Jan.2018, 19.Feb.2018, 25.Mar.2018, 06.Apr.2018, 07.Apr.2018, 08.Apr.2018, 09.Apr.2018, 01.May.2018, 28.May.2018, 15.Aug.2018, 28.Oct.2018, 25.Dec.2018, 26.Dec.2018
School policy regarding bank holidays:
Full number of lost classes are made up

Greek Courses

Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 355 338 710 675 1029 978 1276 1213 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 391 782 1133 1404 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
2018: 08.Jan.2018, 05.Feb.2018, 05.Mar.2018, 02.Apr.2018, 07.May.2018, 04.Jun.2018, 02.Jul.2018, 06.Aug.2018, 03.Sep.2018, 01.Oct.2018, 05.Nov.2018, 03.Dec.2018.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 355 338 710 675 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 391 782 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Supplementary courses for Athens:
Introduction to Ancient Greek Theater (Tragedy, Comedy): B1 level, 2 weeks, 18 hours in total. 450 EUR.
Reading Greek newspapers in context with Greek history and culture: B1 level, 2 weeks, 15 hours in total. 350 EUR
Introduction to the Greek traditional music or Byzantine music: B1 level, 2 weeks, 15 hours in total. 400 EUR.
Starting dates
2018: 08.Jan.2018, 05.Feb.2018, 05.Mar.2018, 02.Apr.2018, 07.May.2018, 04.Jun.2018, 02.Jul.2018, 06.Aug.2018, 03.Sep.2018, 01.Oct.2018, 05.Nov.2018, 03.Dec.2018.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3621 3440
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3985
Starting dates
2018: 04.Jun.2018.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 850 808 -- 1530 1454 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 936 -- 1684 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
It also includes free educational material, visits to a museum and walking tours in Athens.
Starting dates
Every Day .
Fully booked on: 01.Sep.2018 - 31.Dec.2018
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in € 340 323 680 646 1020 969 1360 1292 -- -- -- -- -- -- 340 323
Price in US$ 375 749 1123 1497 -- -- -- -- -- -- 375
Starting dates
Every Day .
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 420 399 840 798 1260 1197 1680 1596 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 463 925 1387 1849 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
Every Day .
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great, Athens can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 38 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:Every two weeks, group courses include:
- 1 museum visit
- 1 meal in a traditional restaurant
- 1 movie projection
- 1 presentation about a Greek cultural subject

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in € 600 1300 2000 2700 700
Price in US$ 695 1506 2317 3128 811
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
100 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in € 330 715 1100 1485 385
Price in US$ 383 829 1275 1720 446
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
55 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
5 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in € 300 650 1000 1350 350
Price in US$ 348 753 1159 1564 406
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
Price extra night:
50 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in € 720 1560 2400 3240 840
Price in US$ 834 1807 2780 3753 973
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
Price extra night:
120 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18

    Leisure activities

    activity possibledistance from school
    Ballet 
    Basketball 
    Dancing 
    Football (soccer) 
    Music 
    Sailing 
    Swimming 
    Volleyball 
    Yoga 
    Leisure programme for adults (sample):
     Sample of activities for adults (PDF)

    Reviews

    City
    4.4/5.0 
    Organisation
    4.4/5.0 
    Facilities
    4.0/5.0 
    Social activities
    4.1/5.0 
    Course quality / Progress in language
    4.7/5.0 
    Value for money
    4.1/5.0 
    Accommodation
    Homestay
    4.3/5.0 
    Shared Flat (apartment)
    4.5/5.0 
    Other
    4.4/5.0 
    Students liked about Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great, Athens
    Very personal atmosphere.
    Overall rating
    4.0/5.0
    Value for money
    3.0/5.0
    Detailed review
    City/place
    5.0/5.0
    Facilities (library, classrooms)
    4.0/5.0
    Quality of teaching / language progress
    4.0/5.0
    School organization
    3.0/5.0
    Social activities
    5.0/5.0
    Accommodation
    Other
    5.0/5.0
    Additional information
    Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Take part in as many activities as possible.
    Little number of students in each class and the great possibility to discuss for as long time
    Overall rating
    4.0/5.0
    Value for money
    n/a
    Detailed review
    City/place
    5.0/5.0
    Facilities (library, classrooms)
    4.0/5.0
    Quality of teaching / language progress
    5.0/5.0
    School organization
    4.0/5.0
    Social activities
    4.0/5.0
    Accommodation
    Homestay
    4.0/5.0
    Additional information
    Insider tips about what future students should not miss: The school is a great school indeed, but in the same building there is another college for young greek studends witch is very very noisy.
    The teacher (Rita) and the fact we were only 4 people in the class.
    Overall rating
    4.0/5.0
    Value for money
    5.0/5.0
    Detailed review
    City/place
    3.0/5.0
    Facilities (library, classrooms)
    3.0/5.0
    Quality of teaching / language progress
    5.0/5.0
    School organization
    4.0/5.0
    Social activities
    3.0/5.0
    Accommodation
    Other
    5.0/5.0
    Additional information
    Other comments: I felt very much taken care of. I liked that you held a student birthday, and altogether the very personal atmosphere.
    The quality of the lessons was very good, the organisation of the school also. The teachers were kind and helpful.
    Overall rating
    4.0/5.0
    Value for money
    4.0/5.0
    Detailed review
    City/place
    4.0/5.0
    Facilities (library, classrooms)
    4.0/5.0
    Quality of teaching / language progress
    5.0/5.0
    School organization
    5.0/5.0
    Social activities
    2.0/5.0
    Accommodation
    Other
    5.0/5.0
    Additional information
    Other comments: There were not many social activities (only twice).
    It is all super organized and the atmosphere is extremely friendly. They also try to get the students in contact with each other. It was also great that in the first week only 2 students were in the class, and in the second week 3 students. The two teachers we had were very dedicated and really professional.
    Overall rating
    5.0/5.0
    Value for money
    5.0/5.0
    Detailed review
    City/place
    5.0/5.0
    Facilities (library, classrooms)
    4.0/5.0
    Quality of teaching / language progress
    5.0/5.0
    School organization
    5.0/5.0
    Social activities
    4.0/5.0
    Accommodation
    Additional information
    Other comments: You can join completely relaxed, everyone is nice, everything regulates itself. Nevertheless, you learn a lot and the class is really demanding.

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