Applying to the IB Diploma Programme

The Hellenic-American Educational Foundation (HAEF) will hold admissions exams for new students into the 1st year of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP Year 1) for academic year 2021-2022.


Α. Entrance Exams - student admissions

Candidates will have to sit the exams that are held for admission into the 1st year of the Psychico College International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP Year 1).  

Subjects that are tested are:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • General Knowledge / Critical Thinking 

The exam syllabus for the aforementioned subjects can be found in the attached files.

Each of the three 75 minute tests (English, Mathematics, General Knowledge/Critical Thinking) will be scored on a scale of 100 points, with 50 points considered the lowest passing grade.

Candidates who do not achieve a passing grade in any one of the three disciplines are excluded.

Students will be admitted strictly based on rank, which is determined by the cumulative score achieved in the English, Mathematics and General Knowledge/Critical Thinking tests, and subject to the number of available spaces.

Final scores will be announced to parents in writing and no appeal for test retaking or review will be considered.

Admissions Exams for academic year 2021-2022 will take place on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 08:30 to 13:30, at the College facilities (15 Stephanou Delta Street, Psychico). Applications to sit the exams can be submitted electronically to the Admissions Office up through Friday, April 2, 2021, 17:00 hours, provided the fee of 120 Euros has been deposited in advance into one of the College bank accounts.

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The application must be accompanied by a recent photograph of the candidate in order for an EXAM IDENTIFICATION CARD to be issued.

For more information regarding the exams, interested parents can contact the Athens College Student Admissions Office (15 Stephanou Delta Street, Psychico). 

T: 210 6798138, 210 6741349      

 email: [email protected] or [email protected]


Β. Merit Scholarships

Once the exam results are announced, the student who ranks first, having achieved the highest cumulative score on the Mathematics, English and General Knowledge/Critical Thinking tests, will be awarded a Merit Scholarship.

The decisions of the Admissions Exams Results Committee regarding the admission of candidates and the selection of scholarship recipients are irrevocable.

For more information visit:

T: 210 6798356, 210 6798265

email: [email protected] 


C. Special Interests Scholarships

One scholarship will be granted to a candidate who succeeds in the admissions exams for the 1st year of the International Baccalaureate Programme and who has demonstrated talent and has received special distinctions in Athletics or the Arts (Music or Visual Arts).

For more information visit:

T: 210 6798356, 210 6798265

email: [email protected] 


D. Financial Aid Program – Scholarship Program

It should be noted that it has been the College’s long-established policy to consider financial assistance requests from families facing serious economic hardship in order to help them meet tuition expenses.

Information about the General Scholarship Program is available on: 

Τ: 210 6798135, 210 6798100 (ext. 4775)

email: [email protected] 


Postponement of Admissions Exams

Admissions Exams for new students entering the 1st Year of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme scheduled for Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 08:30-13:00 at the College facilities in Psychico (15 Stephanou Delta st.), are postponed due to the pandemic.

Candidates will soon be updated by the Admissions Office on a new date for the examinations to be held after Easter.