Placement Information

Partner Organization: Fulbright Foundation Greece

Eligible Program Dates: 3-5 months between mid-January 2025—mid-June 2025.

Host Institution Expectations: Applicants can propose to work on projects at recognized Greek Institutions of Higher Education and at departments that suit the topic of their research projects ( The Fulbright Foundation Greece will assist in identifying suitable hosts. 

Language Requirement: None, however, some knowledge of Modern Greek is encouraged.

Monthly Allowance: Between $2,450 - $2,750 (exact amount to be confirmed at a later date).

Dependent Information: An allowance of $2,000 per eligible dependent will be provided as part of the grant. The Fulbright Foundation in Greece will provide guidance to U.S. teachers and their dependents on how to obtain visas. This particular type of visa also serves as a residence permit and allows for longer stays and travel in and out of the country. When possible, dependents will be included in events of educational/cultural interest. Families with children in preschool, kindergarten, primary, or secondary school will be assisted in locating a private school if such help is needed. Upon request, the Fulbright Foundation in Greece can also provide assistance in negotiating tuition and fees at prospective schools. Tuition at private schools in Greece ranges from approximately 4,000 to 7,500 euros per semester. Fulbright grantees with children in elementary and/or secondary school levels are strongly advised to seek placement in Athens or Thessaloniki where English based instruction is available (private schools only). 


Country Overview: The country's rich historical legacy is reflected in part by its 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. For additional information about Greece, feel free to visit the resources below: 

• Learn more from Facts about Greece. 

Greece in the World is a brief overview of the main components of Greece compiled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It includes government, history, culture, and gastronomy.  

Visit Greece is the official website of the Greek National Tourism Organization.  

Educational System Overview: Education in Greece is governed by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and is therefore entirely centralized. The curriculum for all schools, both private and public, is provided by the Ministry. The aim of the government is to provide free and equal education for all. For additional information, please feel free to visit the resources below: 

• Learn about the Greek Educational System and more. 

Study in Greece promotes the internationalization of higher education in Greece and its website comprises many invaluable resources. 

Eurydice is the European Commission network that explains how education systems are organized in Europe and how they work. It provides the political, social, and economic background and trends per national unit. 

Article submitted to the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities (ACEEU) on the Greece Internationalisation Plan. 

Possible Topics of Interest for U.S. Educators:  

STE(A)M Education in Greece is at a high theoretical level although it lacks adequate lab work at the elementary and secondary school levels. 

Environment & Sustainability Consciousness: developing a curriculum and implementing social practice activities. 

Revival of the Classics in American Education: how relevant is a classical education today?  

Communication Skills: training in public speaking and presentation skills and in resume and curriculum vitae writing. 

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access / Community Growth Education and Engagement.  

• Identity and School Bullying.  

• New Technology and Engagement Tactics / Media Literacy. 

• Innovative TOEFL and Foreign Language Instruction.