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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
  • Online Lecture Paul Ladouceur SAINT MARY (SKOBTSOVA) OF PARIS  AS A CASE OF “LITURGY AFTER THE LITURGY” AVANT LA LETTRE

    Online Lecture Paul Ladouceur SAINT MARY (SKOBTSOVA) OF PARIS AS A CASE OF “LITURGY AFTER THE LITURGY” AVANT LA LETTRE

    The fifth event of the fourth series of online lectures “Time for Action” organized by the Volos Academy for Theological Read More
  • Summary of online roundtable ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THREAT OR BLESSING?

    Summary of online roundtable ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THREAT OR BLESSING?

    The fourth event of the “Time for Action” series was successfully held on Monday, April 15, 2024. It was the Read More
  • Metropolitan Gregorios (Stergiou) of Cameroon: MISSION AS A FORM OF “LITURGY AFTER THE LITURGY”

    Metropolitan Gregorios (Stergiou) of Cameroon: MISSION AS A FORM OF “LITURGY AFTER THE LITURGY”

    On Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. CET, as the fourth event of the series “The Liturgy after the Liturgy,” a Read More
  • Call for Applications: Transnational Access Fellowships 2024-2025

    Call for Applications: Transnational Access Fellowships 2024-2025

    RESILIENCE, the European cross-disciplinary research infrastructure serving the study of religion, launches its third call for applications for Transnational Access Read More
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  • Online Round Table ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THREAT OR BLESSING?

    Online Round Table ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: THREAT OR BLESSING?

    The next event of the series “Time for Action” will take place on Monday, April 15, 2024, 7 p.m. EEST, and it will be a round table on the topic

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  • International Conference on the documentation of Ecclesiastical Cultural Heritage

    International Conference on the documentation of Ecclesiastical Cultural Heritage

    The work of the International Conference on the DOCUMENTATION OF ECCLESIASTICAL CULTURAL HERITAGE of the Narrate Project, organized by the University of "Saint Clement of Ohrid" in Sofia, Bulgaria, with

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  • Completion of Conference on Ecology GREENING MY PARISH

    Completion of Conference on Ecology GREENING MY PARISH

    Presentation of the Energy Community of the Holy Metropolis Since 2021, Volos Academy for Theological Studies in cooperation with the Holy Metropolis of Demetrias and Almyros and with the blessings

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  • Time for Action 4, 3rd e-lecture : Disability as a challenge for the pastoral work of the church

    Time for Action 4, 3rd e-lecture : Disability as a challenge for the pastoral work of the church

    Online lecture: Rev. Dr. Stavros Kofinas DISABILITY AS A CHALLENGE FOR THE PASTORAL WORK OF THE CHURCH The third event of the fourth series of online lectures “Time for Action”

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Announcements

TIME FOR ACTION - 4th Season

TIME FOR ACTION - 4th Season

Taking advantage of the possibilities offered by modern communication technology, Volos Academy for Theological Studies organizes for the fourth consecutive Read More
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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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