The School of Modern Greek was founded in 1998 and operates under the auspices of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Cyprus.

The School is staffed by individuals who, apart from their teaching skills, have a special interest in the teaching of Greek as a second language and whose research work is directly related to the field of teaching Greek as a second language.


The School of Modern Greek of the University of Cyprus organizes examinations to assess the level of knowledge of the Greek language. Twice a year, in December and May, exams are organized for the levels A2 (basic knowledge) for special purposes, B2 (very good knowledge), and C2 (excellent knowledge). More information on the examination regulations can be found here.

The examinations are also offered to those who hold a degree from departments or private schools where the language of instruction is not Greek.

The cost of the examination is 80 EUR.

For information about the Greek Proficiency Certification exams of level Α2, Β2 ή C2, contact us at: [email protected]

The School of Modern Greek offers face-to-face and online Greek language learning programmes at all six levels defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Certificates of all levels are also accepted by the Civil Registry and Migration Department, the Public Service Commission, the Education Service Commission (GR) and the Cyprus Ministry of Education.

For more information on the different courses offered by the School of Modern Greek at levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, and C2, please click here.

! Greek Online language learning !

The School of Modern Greek aspires to reach out to even more students who are eager to become acquainted with the Greek language and culture and offer them access to quality language classes anywhere around the globe!  Offering an alternative to the conventional language classes provides a unique opportunity for Greek and Cypriot expatriates to preserve their ties with their home countries by cultivating and expanding their knowledge of the Greek language and culture. Through online teaching, the learners will have the opportunity to interact in real-time with our experienced and high-qualified teachers and with their fellow students from all over the globe.

If you are interested in taking online lessons at the School of Modern Greek at the University of Cyprus please check out the availability here.