British Council 17 Kolonaki Square 106 73 Athens
Telephone number
210 369 2333
Telephone number
801 500 3692
Telephone number
210 363 0675
Telephone number
customerservices@britishcouncil.gr

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.

Kolonaki Teaching Centre courses

Calendar

Courses for children and teenagers 2019–20

Semester 1 9 September 2019–18 January 2020
Semester 2 27 January–13 June 2020

Courses for adults 2019–20

Course 1 7 October–16 December 2019
Course 2 13 January–23 March 2020
Course 3 1 April–29 June 2020

We also run monthly IELTS preparation classes.

Professional Translation Course

In-house course Dates to be announced
Distance learning course Dates to be announced

Holidays 2019–20

Christmas 23 December 2019–6 January 2020 inclusive
Easter 10–25 April 2020 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 2019–20

  • Monday 28 October 2019
  • Monday 23 December 2019–Monday 6 January 2020
  • Monday 2 March 2020
  • Wednesday 25 March 2020
  • Friday 10–Saturday 25 April 2020
  • Friday 1 May 2020
  • Monday 8 June 2020

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.