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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
  • Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Conference of the European Academy of Religion (Eu.A.Re.)

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Conference of the European Academy of Religion (Eu.A.Re.)

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Conference of the European Academy of Religion (Eu.A.Re.) A belated press release The Read More
  • On-line International Conference on: “The good practices of the Orthodox Church addressing the climate crisis, in view of the UNFCCC COP26”

    On-line International Conference on: “The good practices of the Orthodox Church addressing the climate crisis, in view of the UNFCCC COP26”

    On October 21st 2021, the Volos Academy for Theological Studies-Research Center, in cooperation with WWF Greece organizes an International on-line Read More
  • Round table: Islam in Greece and Europe

    Round table: Islam in Greece and Europe

    On Monday, September 27th, 2021, the fourth and last round table of the cycle “Orthodoxy and the ‘Others’ in Greece Read More
  • Round table: The secularization of the state and society and the witness of the Church

    Round table: The secularization of the state and society and the witness of the Church

    THE SECULARIZATION OF THE STATE AND THE SOCIETY AND THE WITNESS OF THE CHURCH After the two first events in Read More
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  • Greek Orthodoxy and the “other” in Greece in 2040

    Greek Orthodoxy and the “other” in Greece in 2040

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies organizes the first of the four round tables Greek Orthodoxy and the “other” in Greece in 2040 in the framework of the National Committee “Greece

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  • Interview: His Eminence Ignatius, Metropolitan Of Demetrias  And Professor Christos Papadimitriou Speak For The Newspaper

    Interview: His Eminence Ignatius, Metropolitan Of Demetrias And Professor Christos Papadimitriou Speak For The Newspaper

    "VIMA TIS KYRIAKIS", AUG. 22, 2021 As the preparation of the events of the cycle "Greece in 2040" (which will be presented in Zappeion, Athens, next October) proceed, journalist Tania

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  • EuARe 2021 Annual Conference

    EuARe 2021 Annual Conference

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies participates in the Annual Conference of the European Academy of Religion (#EuARe) which will take place in hybrid form (in situ and online), based in

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  • SERGIUS BULGAKOV AND GEORGES FLOROVSKY:  TWO COMPLEMENTARY VOICES  FOR CONTEMPORARY ORTHODOX THEOLOGY

    SERGIUS BULGAKOV AND GEORGES FLOROVSKY: TWO COMPLEMENTARY VOICES FOR CONTEMPORARY ORTHODOX THEOLOGY

    Online lecture by Rev. Dr. Brandon Gallaher 8th e-Lecture of the "Time for Action" series of Volos Academy for Theological Studies The eighth, concluding online lecture of the "Time for

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Announcements

Greek Orthodoxy and the “other” in Greece in 2040, Four round tables

Greek Orthodoxy and the “other” in Greece in 2040, Four round tables

1.We and the “other”: Facts and perspectives for Hellenism and Orthodoxy Athens, Caravel Hotel, September 6, 2021, 7.00 p.m.2.The formation 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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