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The International Open University is the educational arm of the Calvary Foundation International, otherwise called “GOLGOTHAS”, which is a Greek Non-Governmental organisation registered and Licensed by the Government of Greece. Golgothas is affiliated to the Department of International Cooperation and Development (Hellenic AID) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece.

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An art can only be learned in the workshop of those who are winning their bread by it. Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902) British writer, painter, and musician.     Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936) British writer and poet.     For me, education means to inspire people to live more abundantly, to learn to begin with life as they find it and make it better. Carter G. Woodson (1875 - 1950) U.S. historian.     It was a saying of his that education was an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. Diogenes Laërtius (lived 3rd century?) Greek historian and biographer, 3rd century.     Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) U.S. writer and humorist.     The education of the doctor which goes on after he has his degree is, after all, the most important part of his education. John Shaw Billings (1838 - 1913) U.S. physician and librarian.     The philosophic aim of education must be to get each one out of his isolated class and into the one humanity. Paul Goodman (1911 - 1972) U.S. writer, teacher, and psychotherapist.     To train qualified personnel for socialist construction, we must try to find improved ways of combining education with productive labor, ways that are suited to our new conditions. Deng Xiaoping (1904 - 1997) Chinese statesman.     Who so neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future. Euripides (480? - 406 BC) Greek playwright.
About our Institution
The International Open University is the educational arm of the Calvary Foundation International, otherwise called “GOLGOTHAS”, which is a Greek Non-Governmental organisation registered and Licensed by the Government of Greece. Golgothas is affiliated to the Department of International Cooperation and Development (Hellenic AID) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece. >>> Read more
Administration
The International Open University is supervised by an education committee appointed by the Governing Council of the Calvary Foundation International (Golgothas), Greece. The following persons are the principal officers and the current members of the Education committee/senate:
  • Professor Paschalis Harizanis – CHAIRMAN / VICE CHANCELLOR
  • Dr. Maria Gatzoumbarou Diamandidou – Vice Chairman
  • Abatzi Maria – Secretary/Registrar >>> Read more
Admission
The IOU does not discriminate against race, gender, color or creed and will admit all the students who are interested and qualified to undertake a program of their choice. The admitted students must commence their studies on the stipulated time, or apply for deferment of the date of commencement; otherwise, the offer of admission will elapse. On admission, the student is required to sign an undertaking to be of good behavior and to abide by the rules and regulations governing the conduct of students of the University. >>> Read more
Faculties
The University has the following Schools: School of Education, School of Agriculture, School of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Business Administration and Human Resources Management, School of Science and Technology, School of Natural and Alternative Medicine, The Center for Continuing Education and Proficiency Training, School of Post Graduate Studies and Greek Language and Cultural Centre, >>> Read more