Support During Your Studies
At IST, every programme of study, every service and every activity has at its epicenter, you, the students.
We stand by your side throughout your studies, making sure to provide you with superior service and support you in the best possible way in order to help you expand your knowledge and further develop your skills, so as by the time you will have completed your studies you will have acquired all the necessary skills for a successful career.
At IST we invest in hardware and software aiming at offering quality e-services, so as students you can make the most of the opportunities that presented to you by the latest technology and prepare for today's ever-changing work environment.
As students you have access to IST’s computer center, consisting of 3 modern, high-tech labs, as well as access to the printing center.
Making use of the computer center enables you to print, surf the internet, use your personal e-mail, but also use software for all your educational needs.
For any issues concerning the use of computers, there is a specialised team of technicians available to assist.
Resources for Study and Research
At the heart of IST is a modern and comprehensive library which has a rich collection of books, scientific and professional publications, magazines and CD-Roms on various topics. Students have access electronic access to international University Catalogues as well as to to foreign universities and cultural institutions in Greece and abroad. These sources are available to use in the library’s reading room or at home. Furthermore, you can access the online library of IST’s collaborating universities.
The library services will help you to learn to not rely on only one source, but a plethora of alternative funding sources of knowledge, thus contributing to the further development of your critical thinking, but also to obtain a more comprehensive and integrated picture of the issues you asked as students to investigate.
English Language Programmes
As students of IST you have the unique opportunity to improve your knowledge of the English language, in parallel with your studies.
The English language programmes are run by qualified tutors who teach English based on the communication-functional method.
In addition, you learn the jargon of your specialty in English (e.g. Business English), you further enhance your academic skills and you prepare yourself for postgraduate studies.
Upon completion of your studies you can participate in certification exam (eg IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE, etc.) via the British Council, in order to obtain the corresponding certificate of knowledge of the English language.
Personal Academic Advisor
As students of IST you are assigned a Personal Academic Advisor whom you can work closely with, discuss on a daily basis the progress of your studies and seek joint solutions to problems that might arise.
Your Personal Academic Advisor may also assist you with any personal problems that may arise which might affect your academic performance.
Regular Feedback on Student Performance
Apart from the daily contact with your Academic Advisor, as a student you receive written feedback at least once each semester.