British Council, 17 Kolonaki Square, 106 73 Athens
Telephone number
+30 210 369 2333
Alternative telephone number
801 500 3692
Fax number
+30 210 363 0675

About

If you or your children want to study general English or prepare for one of the Cambridge English exams or the IELTS test, our Kolonaki Teaching Centre is the perfect place to start.

Conveniently located in central Athens, the centre offers a wide range of English language courses designed to meet the needs of young learners, teenagers and adults, as well as the only official IELTS preparation course in Greece.

Calendar

Courses for children and teenagers 2017–18

Semester 1 11 September 2017–20 January 2018
Semester 2 29 January–16 June 2018

Courses for adults 2017–18

Course 1 9 October–13 December 2017
Course 2 15 January–26 March 2018
Course 3 16 April–25 June 2018
Course 1 10 October–14 December 2017
Course 2 16 January–22 March 2018
Course 3 17 April–21 June 2018

We also run monthly IELTS preparation classes.

Holidays 2017–18

Christmas 25 December 2017–6 January 2018 inclusive
Easter 30 March–14 April 2018 inclusive

Please note that we observe both Greek and British public holidays. A list of dates will be made available at the beginning of each semester.

Contact and location

Call Centre Hours

Days Regular operating hours Non-teaching weeks
Monday–Friday 08.00–17.00 08.00–17.00
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

Customer Services Hours

Days Regular opening hours Non-teaching weeks
Monday–Friday 09.00–14.30 09.00–14.30
Saturday Closed Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

Teaching Centre Hours

Days Regular opening hours Non-teaching weeks
Monday–Thursday 16.00–22.00 Closed
Friday 16.00–19.00 Closed
Saturday 08.30–17.30 Closed
Sunday Closed Closed

Holiday Closures 2017–18

  • Saturday 28 October 2017
  • Monday 25 December 2017–Saturday 6 January 2018
  • Monday 19 February 2018
  • Friday 30 March–Saturday 14 April 2018
  • Tuesday 1 May 2018
  • Monday 28 May 2018

Location

British Council
17 Kolonaki Square
106 73 Athens

We are located centrally in Kolonaki Square – a short walk from Syntagma and Evangelismos metro stations.

Facilities

Our Kolonaki Teaching Centre has nine fully equipped classrooms with state-of-the-art teaching resources, including:

  • interactive whiteboards
  • Internet access
  • iPads
  • CD and DVD players
  • reading materials
  • video conferencing facilities.