Graduates in the field of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage possesses specialized knowledge and skills acquired during his/her training that enable him/her to organize, implement and support trips and travels of religious and cultural interest.
RegistrationGraduates of secondary education schools, such as Vocational high schools, Technical high schools, General high schools and Multidisciplinary high schools, are allowed to enroll, according to m.d. 5954.
On completion of their training, graduates receive a Vocational Training Certificate. On the condition that they pass the examination organised by EOPPEP, they receive a level-5 Certificate in Vocational Training in their field.
Duration of studies
IEK studies include 5 terms (semesters). Four of these terms, that is 1,200 hours, are theoretical and laboratory classes, whereas in the 5th term students become interns and apprentices for 960 hours (Training Practice).
Religious Tourism is a branch of the Tourism industry that combines history and religious faith, which can be manifested in sights such as churches, temples and monasteries. Graduates promote, organize and implement pilgrimages for people who are interested in faith and religion in its various forms, in Greece and abroad.