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The Greek programme is suspended.


Here are few reasons why you should consider studying Greek!

Greek is spoken by 15 million people in Greece and Cyprus


Greek is spoken by significant communities in Albania, Australia, Canada, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States

3,000-year history that has had a profound influence over Western civilization, especially in the fields of art, language, law, philosophy, and scientific knowledge!

Greek is Europe’s oldest written language!

Many words found in other European languages have Greek roots, including the words alphabet, democracy, Europe, history, idea, problem, synthesis, typhoon, and octopus!!!!

Greek is the first European language in which the Old Testament was translated!

Greek is the original language of the New Testament!

The first Olympic Games were held in 776 BCE in Greece, and were celebrated for over 1,000 years!

If you look at the list of countries of the world sorted by their Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Greece ranks twenty-sixth and Cyprus ranks eighty-sixth.

The Consulate General of Greece in Hong Kong, the Honorary Consulate of Cyprus in Hong Kong, The Hellenic Centre for Investments, the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia, all representing the socioeconomic interests of Greece and Cyprus abroad, maintain active business as well as cultural ties and exchanges with Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, and the rest of South East Asia!

Job opportunities in business, finance, international trade, and education!!!

Scholarships and internships available!!!

Study abroad in a Greek-speaking country/area of the world!!!

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