The Institute of Vocational Training AKMI (AKMI S.A.), founded in 1989, is one of the leading Vocational Training Institutes in Greece providing post-secondary education. AKMI operates all over Greece. It is divided in 13 Departments and hosts 342 different labs and provides training in 107 occupations. It has more than 13.000 active students.
AKMI has been distinguished as one of the 7 Best VET institutions in Europe, while also receiving numerous honours such as the Education Business Awards and the prize for Economic Support Policies and Programs in support vulnerable social groups as well as the award for Special Educational Needs, the Facilities and Training Material for the Free Training program for Blind People. In the premier institution of Education Business Awards, the institution that awards the best practices in the field of Education, AKMI won the two most prestigious awards, one for Social Responsibility actions, the prize for Economic Support Policies and Programs in support vulnerable social groups as well as the award for Special Educational Needs, the Facilities and Training Material for the Free Training program for Blind People.
AKMI operates the following educational Departments:
• Economy & Management
• Tourism & Catering
• Information Technology
• Music & Sound Engineering
• Technical Occupations
• Applied Arts
• Beauty & Fashion
• Aesthetics & Spa
• Media & Sports
The courses provided are recognized by the Ministry of Education and meet European standards. AKMI S.A. has invested in the best infrastructure possible for the related fields of study and uses new technologies in the best possible way in the educational process. The main aim of IEK AKMI is to provide high quality educational services in a wide variety of field of expertise including new fields and areas, so as to ensure timely matching of labor market needs by highly trained professionals.
AKMI offers a series of complementary services to its students such as foreign language courses, ICT certification, Internship Programmes, Career Office, Career Day events and a Virtual Learning Environment. The Institute of Vocational Training AKMI is staffed by professionals from various disciplines with a high academic background and extensive experience to meet the demands created by a complex and quality organization like AKMI. It is also worth noting that the IEK has concluded long-term partnerships and collaborations with renowned professionals in each area of study.