Applying to the IB Diploma Programme

The Hellenic-American Educational Foundation (HAEF) holds admissions exams for students entering into the 1st year of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP Year 7).

For academic year 2024-2025, Admissions Examinations will be held on Saturday, April 6 2024 (8:30-13:30), at the College facilities in the Psychico campus (15 Stephanou Delta st.)

The Student Admissions Office will be accepting online applications as of Tuesday, November 7 2023 until Tuesday, March 26 2024.

For information regarding the Scholarship Program see here.

Following the online application and in order to complete the registration process parents should:

  • Complete the online form with the terms and conditions for the examinations they will receive through e-mail by the Student Admissions Office.
  • Send a recent photograph of the candidate in jpeg format for the “PARTICIPATION FORM”, that candidates must have with them on the day of the examination.
  • Deposit €120 to an Athens College bank account.


Terms of the examinations

Subjects tested are:

  • General Knowledge / Critical Thinking 
  • English Language
  • Mathematics

The exam syllabus for the three subjects is available in the IB DP Related 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.

Parents of candidates who have learning disabilities – certified by a public or private* organization- must submit all relevant documents (*this applies only to students from foreign schools).

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

Students will be admitted into IB DP Year 1 strictly based on ranking of the cumulative score achieved in the General Knowledge/Critical Thinking, English Language and Mathematics tests and places available.

Final scores are announced to parents in writing through e-mail and no appeal for test retaking or review will be considered.

The entrance exams are strictly for admission into the IB Diploma Programme. A change in school from the IB DP back to Grade 11 of Athens College or Psychico College High School is not possible.

Please note that candidates who wish to enroll and attend Athens College are required to be have completed all the prescribed vaccinations according to the Greek National Vaccination Committee and the National Vaccination Program. 

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]




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Info sessions for HAEF Junior High and High Schools

Directors of HAEF Junior High, High Schools and the IB Programmes Director give presentations on the curriculum, the educational and pedagogical philosophy of the School.

During academic year 2023-2024, into sessions will be held at the Choremi Theater in the Psychico campus (15 Stephanou Delta st., Psychico) on the following dates:

  • Monday, January 29, 2024:

Junior High School   17:00-17:30

High School   17:45-18:15

IB DP   18:30-19:00


  •  Monday, February 26, 2024:

Junior High School   17:00-17:30

High School   17:45-18:15

IB DP   18:30-19:00