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Volos Academy

The Volos Academy for Theological Studies is included among the recognized Greek research centers by the Law 4310/2014 (“Research, Technological Development and Innovation and other provisions”) of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.

Our Goal

The volos Academy for Theological Studies functions as an open forum of thought and dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the broader scholarly community of intellectuals worldwide, organizing a series of studies, international seminars, conferences, roundtables and publications.

Program

Information about the current program, upcoming conferences and events

Program
  • RESILIENCE Goes Balkans

    RESILIENCE Goes Balkans

    A Volos Academy Open Webinar, November 26, 2020 about the role of RESILIENCE in the Balkans. EVENT “The Role of Read More
  • Global Orthodoxy: Transnational Oriental and Eastern Christian Communities in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries (On-line conference)

    Global Orthodoxy: Transnational Oriental and Eastern Christian Communities in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries (On-line conference)

    September 30-October 2, 2020 With the participation of the Volos Academy’s Deputy Director An international conference organized by the Institute Read More
  • Greek- Iranian Interfaith Webinar “Religion and Health” September 7th, 2020

    Greek- Iranian Interfaith Webinar “Religion and Health” September 7th, 2020

    A Greek-Iranian Interfaith Webinar was held on September 7th, 2020 in the frame of interfaith dialogue between Orthodox Christianity and Read More
  • Infrastructure on Religious Studies RESILIENCE Is Ready to Start

    Infrastructure on Religious Studies RESILIENCE Is Ready to Start

    Thirteen academic institutions from eleven countries are working on the establishment of a permanent European Research Infrastructure on Religious Studies, Read More
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  • Treasures from Eastern Europe: The Museum of Byzantine Art and Culture in Makrinitsa

    Treasures from Eastern Europe: The Museum of Byzantine Art and Culture in Makrinitsa

    The museum in Makrinitsa (Pelion, Thessaly/Greece) is a place where religious art, piety and folk tradition meet, waiting for you to explore an invaluable treasure.Balcony of PelionMountain Pelion, homeland of

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  • Volos Academy for Theological Studies on Instagram

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies on Instagram

    It's been some days since Volos Academy for Theological Studies created an Instagram account. It publishes short texts of theological interest and relative images. This way, Volos Academy pursues a

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  • Recordings for the age of pandemic

    Recordings for the age of pandemic

    The restrictions imposed upon our movements this year, in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19, made us search for substitutes for the services of the Holy Week; sound recordings,

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  • Postponed Events

    Postponed Events

    Dear friends of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies,We would like to inform you that due to the CODIV-19 pandemic outbreak, all events, seminars, round tables, lectures, book presentations, and

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Announcements

Politics, Society and Culture in Orthodox Theology in a Global Age

Politics, Society and Culture in Orthodox Theology in a Global Age

PROGRAM THURSDAY , FEBRUARY 6, 2020 18.00 - 18.30 Registration Session I Moderator: Dr. Pantelis Kalaitzidis Director, Volos Academy for Theological Studies Read More
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Events Calendar

RESILIENCE Goes Balkans

November
Thursday
26
A Volos Academy Open Webinar, November 26, 2020 about the role of RESILIENCE in the Balkans....

Publications

Since 2014, the Volos Academy, has entered a new and important phase of its publishing program, by the self-publication through its publishing House “Ekdotiki Dimitriados/Volos Academy Publications” of various works (conference and seminars, public lectures and events), and also the publication of individual works of wider theological and intellectual relevance, by Greek and foreign authors.

Research Center

The Research Center of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies includes five specialized scientific and research departments, these departments are

Department of Chanting Art and Musicology
Department for the study of the manuscript tradition of the New Testament
Department of Canonical Theology
Department of Interreligious Studies
Department of Research, Management and Conservation of Byzantine and post-Byzantine Monuments and Relics
  • Board of Directors
  • Academic Team
  • Other Collaborators
Professor University of Athens and St.Sergius Orthodox Institute in Paris, President of the European Forum of Orthodox Schools of Theology
Assosiate Professor, University of Athens
Associate Professor, University of Athens
Assistant Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Assistant Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Lecturer, Hellenic Open University, Visiting Lecturer, Orthodox Institute of Cambridge
Priest of the Metropolis of Demetrias
Deputy Director, Volos Academy for Theological Studies
Assistant Professor, Higher Ecclesiastical Academy of Crete
Priest of the Metropolis of Demetrias
Director, Council of Christian Churches in Bavaria
Secretary on Theological dialogue, CEC
Post-Doctoral Fellow Hebrew University of Jerusalem
BA, Theology and Philosophy
BA, Library Science
Dr Mech. Eng, MSc Computer Science
Ba Theology
BA, Theology, MTh Pedagogic
  • ...συγχαίρομεν την Ακαδημίαν Θεολογικών Σπουδών της Ιεράς Μητροπόλεως Δημητριάδος διά την προσφοράν της εις την Θεολογίαν, την προώθησιν του διαλόγου Read More
    Βαρθολομαίος Οικουμενικός Πατριάρχης
  • ...αλλά όλοι πιστεύουμε ότι η Ακαδημία [Θεολογικών Σπουδών] του Βόλου είναι ό,τι πιο ανοιχτό και εξωστρεφές μέσα στην Εκκλησία της Read More
    Νίκος Αλιβιζάτος Έλληνας Νομικός, Ομότιμος Καθηγητής Συνταγματικού Δικαίου στη Νομική Σχολή Αθηνών
  • Είναι εξαιρετικά σημαντικό πως μπορέσαμε να λάβουμε όχι μόνο γνώση θεωρητική, αλλά στην πραγματικότητα να αισθανθούμε την αληθινή αγάπη, έγνοια Read More
    π. Βλαδίμηρος Vakin Πρύτανις της Θεολογικής Ακαδημίας του Βολίν
  • Για παράδειγμα, η Ακαδημία Θεολογικών Σπουδών της Ιεράς Μητρόπολης Δημητριάδος οργανώνει τακτικά διεθνή συνέδρια και δημοσιεύει πάνω σε θέματα όπως Read More
    Μουζέλης Νίκος Ομότιμος καθηγητής κοινωνιολογίας στη Σχολή Οικονομικών και Πολιτικών Επιστημών
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Α Memorandum of Agreement between  the Volos Academy for Theological Studies  and the “Saint Platon” Theological School of Tallinn, Estonia

Α Memorandum of Agreement between the Volos Academy for Theological Studies and the “Saint Platon” Theological School of Tallinn, Estonia

On Friday, October 18, 2019, a Memorandum of Agreement was signed in Volos between the Volos Academy for Theological Studies Read More
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