In 2022 AKMI celebrates half a century of quality in VET training. In all those years AKMI has been a driver for change, introducing innovative practices that have contributed to VET excellence at a local, regional, national and EU level.
AKMI has grown from a small local Training Provider to the largest VET Provider in Greece, representing almost 60% of the total VET sector in the country providing post-secondary education, covering EQF levels 4 to 5.
Investing in low carbon infrastructure, AKMI has become a market leader and innovator with presence in 8 cities across Greece (Athens, Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Crete, Larissa, Rhodes, Chalkida, Glyfada). With more than 16 campuses, 32.000 m2 facilities and 860 employees, AKMI is providing accredited training to more than 14.000 learners annually, offering a secure path to employability. AKMI’s campuses feature modern learning and social spaces including fully equipped auditoriums, high-tech laboratories, and boarding restaurants.ho
Covering 14 fields of study, including Technical Professions, Health Studies, Gastronomy, Hospitality, Beauty & Fashion, SPA, Business & Economics, Audiovisual, Childhood Studies, Sound & Music Technology, ICT, Coaching & Sports Management, Applied Arts, Journalism, AKMI offers to learners to study in one of the 107 different specialties. All these are supplemented by 340 state-of-the-art laboratories, accessible also online through virtual tours per field of study (https://iekakmi.vrproductions.gr).
Accreditations / Certifications / Awards
AKMI has received multiple accreditations / certification, including AHLEI, CISCO, ORACLE, CIDESCO, and various awards, including:
Nomination as 1 of the 7 Best Educational Providers in Europe
EFQM in Education
World Innovation Award for Education
Education Awards in the categories of Special Educational Needs/ Facilities & Educational Material/ Financial Support Policy/ Link with Market