University of Birmingham and Greece

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Greece. There are currently 152 Greek students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Petros Isidorou

Geotechnical Engineering MSc

“The University of Birmingham is one of the best educational institutions in the UK. It has excellent facilities and a beautiful campus, with world-leading experts who are very approachable and able to assist in the development of your academic abilities.”


Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.


Holders of the National Apolytirio (Apolytirio Eniaio Lykeio) will be considered with the following grade equivalencies: 

A*AA - 19.3 
AAA - 19.2 
AAB - 19.1 
ABB - BBB - 19 

Specific subject requirements (required both within the Apolytirio and as a Panhellenic exam): 
A* - 19.4 
A - 19.2 
B - 19 

English proficiency: recognised proficiency test required


Holders of a good four-year Ptychio (Bachelor degree) from a recognised Greek university (AEI) with a minimum overall grade of 6.5 out of 10 for 2:1 equivalency, or 5.5 out of 10 for 2:2 equivalency, or a good four-year Ptychio from a recognised Technical Higher Education institution (TEI) with a minimum overall grade of 7.5 out of 10 for 2:1 equivalency, or 6.5 out of 10 for 2:2 equivalency, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.

Holders of a good four-year Ptychio (Bachelor degree) from a recognised Greek university (AEI) with a minimum overall grade of 6.5 out of 10, or a good Metaptychiako Diploma Eidikefsis (Masters degree) from a recognised Greek university, will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

If you do not have the required level of English or would like to improve your English before the start of the academic year, you can take one of our pre-sessional English language courses.


Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to:

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to:

Birmingham Representatives in Greece

The University of Birmingham representative in Greece is Zenol Education Centre.

Zenol Education Centre
6 Omiriou Street 
171 22  Nea Smyrni

Tel: (+30) 210 9339130, (+30) 697 2800287 (Mob.)

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

British Council Greece


Undergraduate and postgraduate EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) starting their studies in 2018 or 2019 can apply for government loans for the duration of their course.

Find out more about the Tuition Fee Loan for undergraduate study, the Postgraduate Master's Loan for Masters study, and the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan for PhD study on the government website.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for Home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.


How to apply

How to apply

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Course Finder Database

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the University of Birmingham's course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.




View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.



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