IST (Independent Studies of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 in collaboration with a group of University professors. It is part of the educational institution of Dr. G. Kastrinakis and Dr. Drak. Fountoukakos, which has been, since 1967, active with great success in the field of education through SBIE, the first school for Health Professions.
Today, IST has an academic structure and organization rival to renowned Universities abroad, operates in state-of-the-art premises of European standards, covering a total of 9.500 m², specifically designed to accommodate a higher education institution. The institution maintains close links and has collaboration agreements with businesses and other organisations in order to provide students with high quality education and enhance their employability skills.
IST’s vision is the provision of high-quality education with a view to meeting the needs of the labour market, as well as actively contributing towards the development of higher education in Greece and abroad.
We are committed to equipping our students with the necessary knowledge, skills and learning experience that will assist them in achieving their greatest potential in order to adapt and adjust to a diverse and ever changing society and labour market. We are dedicated to creating a challenging learning environment which encourages the cultivation of an entrepreneurial mindset among our students, thus broadening their horizons and enhancing their career prospects.
Areas of Study
IST, in collaboration with prestigious foreign Universities, offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, flexible supported distance learning programmes as well as two-year- vocational training programmes in three main academic fields:
- Business and Economics
- Computer Science
- Humanities & Health Sciences