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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
  • Conference in Regensburg, Bavaria CHRISTIAN WITNESS IN TODAY’S WORLD: ASPECTS OF MODERN ORTHODOX THEOLOGY IN GREECE

    Conference in Regensburg, Bavaria CHRISTIAN WITNESS IN TODAY’S WORLD: ASPECTS OF MODERN ORTHODOX THEOLOGY IN GREECE

    The conference "Christian witness in Today’s World: Aspects of Modern Orthodox Theology in Greece" was held in Regensburg, Bavaria, between Read More
  • RESILIENCE meets the community of Orthodox scholars – IOTA conference 2023

    RESILIENCE meets the community of Orthodox scholars – IOTA conference 2023

    On the occasion of the 2nd IOTA mega-conference (January 10-15, 2023), the Orthodox scientific community is invited to meet RESILIENCE Read More
  • New Edition Hans-Peter Grosshans & Pantelis Kalaitzidis (eds): POLITICS, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN ORTHODOX THEOLOGY IN A GLOBAL AGE

    New Edition Hans-Peter Grosshans & Pantelis Kalaitzidis (eds): POLITICS, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN ORTHODOX THEOLOGY IN A GLOBAL AGE

    This book includes the papers of the International Conference “Politics, Society and Culture in Orthodox Theology in a Global Age”, Read More
  • 2nd IOTA MEGA-CONFERENCE VOLOS 2023

    2nd IOTA MEGA-CONFERENCE VOLOS 2023

    We would like to remind you that registration for the 2nd IOTA Mega-Conference, which will be held in Volos, Greece, Read More
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  • EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF RELIGION - CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF RELIGION - CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    The European Academy of Religion is pleased to announce its sixth Annual Conference, which will take place at the University of St Andrews (Scotland, UK) from 19 to 23 June

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  • WORLD BIOETHICS DAY - INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS “SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND HEALTH”

    WORLD BIOETHICS DAY - INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS “SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND HEALTH”

    The International Chair in Bioethics (ICB) is an international organization founded in 2001. [...] For the first 20 years, the organization operated under the auspices of UNESCO (Haifa) and is now

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  • Implementation of workshops of the program

    Implementation of workshops of the program "Science and Orthodoxy around the world"

    Two international workshops were organized by the Hellenic National Research Foundation and the Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Conference Center of the Metropolis of Demetrias Volos, Greece. The

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  • THE 11th ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (WCC) AND THE PARTICIPATION OF VOLOS ACADEMY FOR THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

    THE 11th ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (WCC) AND THE PARTICIPATION OF VOLOS ACADEMY FOR THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

    The 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) was held in Karlsruhe, Germany, between August 28 and September 8, 2022 with the general theme "The love of Christ

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Announcements

International Conference: “Orthodox Constructions of the East”

International Conference: “Orthodox Constructions of the East”

International Conference ORTHODOX CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE EAST June 16-19, 2022 “Thessalia” Conference Center Melissatika, Volos, Greece Since the time of 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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