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Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great, Athens, Greece

4.4/5

Rating: 4.4/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Small class sizes
  • 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

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Garden

  • Rooftop terrace

  • 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

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week

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

  • 16 years
  • 16 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 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 06 Jan. 2020, 02 Mar. 2020, 25 Mar. 2020, 17 Apr. 2020, 20 Apr. 2020, 01 May 2020, 08 Jun. 2020, 15 Aug. 2020, 28 Oct. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 26 Dec. 2020.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up

Greek Courses

General Language
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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$ 381 762 1104 1369 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in € 355 338 710 675 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 381 762 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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  - 13:10
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$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3885
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  - 13:10
Afternoon: 18:00  - 19:40
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in € -- 850 808 -- 1530 1454 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 912 -- 1642 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Price in € 400 380 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 430 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- 1600 1520 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- 1717 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 450 428 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 483 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
General course schedule
1-2 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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 400 380 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 430 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
General course schedule
1-2 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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 400 380 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 430 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
General course schedule
1-2 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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 400 380 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 430 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
General course schedule
1-2 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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 420 399 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 451 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 400 380 -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 430 -- -- --
General course schedule
1 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:
Afternoon: 17:00  - 19:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Private
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Price in € 340 323 680 646 1020 969 1360 1292 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 365 730 1095 1459 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
Every Day.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Business
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
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$ 451 902 1352 1803 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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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Language Plus Activity
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 523 497 1046 994 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 562 1123 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
Every first Monday of month.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 15 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 850 808 -- 1530 1454 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 912 -- 1642 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Specialty Courses
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Price in € 420 399 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 451 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) 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 let us know.
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 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 700 1400 2100 2800 3500 4200 4900 5600 7000 8400 700
Price in US$ 791 1581 2372 3162 3953 4743 5534 6324 7905 9486 791
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday 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 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 385 770 1155 1540 1925 2310 2695 3080 3850 4620 385
Price in US$ 435 870 1305 1739 2174 2609 3044 3478 4348 5217 435
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday 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, 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 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 420 840 1260 1680 -- 2520 2940 3360 4200 5040 --
Price in US$ 475 949 1423 1898 2846 3320 3795 4743 5692
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
60 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 525 1050 1575 2100 2625 3150 3675 4200 5250 6300 525
Price in US$ 593 1186 1779 2372 2965 3557 4150 4743 5929 7114 593
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per room
Price extra night:
75 € (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 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 245 490 735 980 1225 1470 1715 1960 2450 2940 --
Price in US$ 277 554 830 1107 1384 1660 1937 2214 2767 3320
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
35 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 175 350 525 700 875 1050 1225 1400 1750 2100 --
Price in US$ 198 396 593 791 989 1186 1384 1581 1977 2372
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Shared room (multiple beds).
Distance from school:
10 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 840 1680 2520 3360 4200 5040 5880 6720 8400 10080 840
Price in US$ 949 1898 2846 3795 4743 5692 6640 7589 9486 11383 949
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday 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

4.4/5.0

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
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Other

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Athens (students from all schools in Athens)
Overall city attractiveness

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0
Nightlife

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 
Interesing things to do

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Geographic setting

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 
Public transport

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Climate

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Cleanliness

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.6/5.0 
Affordability

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Shopping

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 
Safety

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
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).
The atmosphere
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
3.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Other comments: The atmosphere was good. The teacher and the manager was also good.

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    FAQ about Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great, Athens

  • Greek courses at Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great start at 48 € for Evening Course course with 5 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Hotel Category B2 is the most popular among all our clients of Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (60 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great varies from 1 students (Ancient Greek) to 5 students (General Greek - Extended program)
  • 100% of teachers at Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great hold a university degree. 90% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great comes from Germany with a 30% representation, followed by students from England (10%) and France (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Hellenic Language School Alexander the Great offers courses from 0 years to 99. Average age is 30 during the summer and 35 for the rest of the year.
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