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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 THE UNITY OF HUMANITY AND THE UNITY OF CHRISTIANS

    Online lecture THE UNITY OF HUMANITY AND THE UNITY OF CHRISTIANS

    Online lecture Georgios Vlantis THE UNITY OF HUMANITY AND THE UNITY OF CHRISTIANS Thursday, June 20, 2024, 8 p.m. (Athens Read More
  • Photographic Exhibition: ENCOUNTERS WITH ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN GREECE

    Photographic Exhibition: ENCOUNTERS WITH ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN GREECE

    Photographic Exhibition ENCOUNTERS WITH ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN GREECE Münster, Germany, June 27, 2024 et seq. An exhibition with photographs by Read More
  • International Conference ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY AND IDENTITY POLITICS

    International Conference ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY AND IDENTITY POLITICS

    International Conference Orthodox Christianity and Identity Politics IDP – Liudgerhaus, Münster, Germany June 28 – July 1, 2024 An international Conference on Read More
  • Summary of online round table IS THERE A NATURAL THEOLOGY IN ORTHODOXY?

    Summary of online round table IS THERE A NATURAL THEOLOGY IN ORTHODOXY?

    The round table “Is there a Natural Theology in Orthodoxy?” took place on Monday, June 10, 2024. The speakers were Read More
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  • Online round table IS THERE A NATURAL THEOLOGY IN ORTHODOXY?

    Online round table IS THERE A NATURAL THEOLOGY IN ORTHODOXY?

    Online round table IS THERE A NATURAL THEOLOGY IN ORTHODOXY? Monday, June 10, 2024, 5 p.m. BST (UK time) The next event of the “Time for Action” series will be

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  • Online round table  RELIGION IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE:  IN-BETWEEN FUNDAMENTALISM, POPULISM AND DEMOCRACY

    Online round table RELIGION IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE: IN-BETWEEN FUNDAMENTALISM, POPULISM AND DEMOCRACY

    Monday, June 3, 2024, 7 p.m. (Athens time) The next event of the “Time for Action” series will be the round table “Religion in the Public Sphere: Between Fundamentalism, Populism

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  • Online lecture “LET US GO IN PEACE”:  THE QUESTION OF WAR  AND THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH IN FAVOR OF PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

    Online lecture “LET US GO IN PEACE”: THE QUESTION OF WAR AND THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH IN FAVOR OF PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

    Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m. CEST Online On Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m. CEST, the next event of the “Liturgy after the liturgy” series will take place. It will be

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  • Volos Academy for Theological Studies in the 2024 Annual Conference of EuARe

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies in the 2024 Annual Conference of EuARe

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies participates in the 2024 Annual Conference of EuARe, (May 20-23) in Palermo, Sicily. There will be the following panels and individual participations: Monday, May 20:

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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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