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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
  • TIME FOR ACTION (2): Second series of online events by Volos Academy for Theological Studies

    TIME FOR ACTION (2): Second series of online events by Volos Academy for Theological Studies

    TIME FOR ACTION (2)Second series of online eventsby Volos Academy for Theological Studies JANUARY 26, 2022Dr. Theofilos Ambatzidis, Academic Associate Read More
  • Call for Papers For the International Conference of the Volos Academy on St. Symeon the New Theologian

    Call for Papers For the International Conference of the Volos Academy on St. Symeon the New Theologian

    On the occasion of the millinery anniversary of the dormition of St. Symeon, the New Theologian (1022-2022), the Volos Academy Read More
  • Second International Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) in Volos, Greece in 2023

    Second International Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) in Volos, Greece in 2023

    in collaboration with Volos Academy for Theological Studies The second mega-conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) will be Read More
  • Fourth Meeting  of the Pro Oriente Steering Committee  for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue

    Fourth Meeting of the Pro Oriente Steering Committee for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue

    The Pro Oriente Steering Committee for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue held its fourth meeting at the Kardinal-König-Haus in Vienna between 4 and Read More
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  • Christmas Greetings

    Christmas Greetings

  • International on-line conference: “The Good Practices of the Orthodox Churches in view of the UNFCCC COP26”

    International on-line conference: “The Good Practices of the Orthodox Churches in view of the UNFCCC COP26”

    On October 21, 2021 an International conference on the general theme: “The Good Practices of the Orthodox Churches in view of the UNFCCC COP26,” organized by the Volos Academy for

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  • Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Conference of the European Academy of Religion (Eu.A.Re.)

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Conference of the European Academy of Religion (Eu.A.Re.)

    Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Conference of the European Academy of Religion (Eu.A.Re.) A belated press release The Conference of the European Academy of Religion (hereinafter, Eu.A.Re.) on

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  • On-line International Conference on: “The good practices of the Orthodox Church addressing the climate crisis, in view of the UNFCCC COP26”

    On-line International Conference on: “The good practices of the Orthodox Church addressing the climate crisis, in view of the UNFCCC COP26”

    On October 21st 2021, the Volos Academy for Theological Studies-Research Center, in cooperation with WWF Greece organizes an International on-line conference on the general topic: “The good practices of the

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Announcements

Second International Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA)

Second International Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA)

in Volos, Greece in 2023 in collaboration with Volos Academy for Theological Studies The second mega-conference of the International Orthodox 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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