Access to free accommodation is provided to all the financially weakest students. Certain residencies are also reserved mainly for exchange students (i.e. Erasmus) and all requests for accommodation are satisfied on a first-come, first-served, space-available basis.
Halls of Residence
The Hall of Residence is the place to create strong bonds of friendship, to meet people from different backgrounds and cultures and to enjoy the sense of community.In Arta there is one Hall of Residence in which Erasmus students can stay free of charge.In Ioannina there are two Halls of Residence housing 500 and 650 students, respectively. Accommodation is mixed, with a number of standard rooms (with shared bathroom facilities) or en-suite rooms. The majority of rooms are single-study bedrooms, although there are some shared rooms, especially in Arta.In Preveza and Igoumenitsa students can find flats at very reasonable prices since both towns are summer resorts and there are plenty of flats for rent for the rest of the year. Erasmus students get any possible help so as to get a proper flat.More information concerning accommodation can be provided on request.
Citizens of the European Union Member States (whether academics, students or staff) visiting the Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Epirus for a short time are provided with free access to the student restaurants.The student restaurants of the Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Epirus provide meals to undergraduate students on a full-board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) daily basis. The Restaurants are open daily between 1st September and 5th July, and have a 14-day break over Christmas and Easter Vacations.In Arta and Preveza the student restaurants are located in the center of town. In Ioannina and Igoumenitsa the student restaurant is conveniently located on campus.
A Student Pass is provided to each student for the duration of undergraduate studies (as specified by his/her Department, increased by two years). The pass is issued on a yearly basis and is valid from 1st September to 31st August. In the event that a pass is lost, a new one will be issued two months after the loss has been reported to the Departmental Secretary?s Office. The following discounts are provided to students: 25% on urban transport, on long-distance road transport, on railway transport and 25% on the fare of domestic flights with Olympic Airways.
Health Care – Insurance
Students who are not covered by a statutory social security system are insured by the Technological Educational Institution (T.E.I.) of Epirus and are entitled to free Health Care. The insurance card is provided by the Secretariat office of each Department, after application.
The services include free medical examinations and consultations, free vaccinations and general medical treatment. Although students have to pay for the medicine they buy, they can get their money back from the Budgeting and Expense Office of the Institution.
Citizens of European Union Member States (whether academics, students or staff) visiting the Technological Educational Institution (T.E.I.) of Epirus for a short period of time, should be provided (from their country and on condition that they are insured by or covered by a statutory social security system) with the European Health Insurance Card or a provisional replacement certificate.
The European Card will facilitate access to health care (during their stay in Greece), but will only cover medical care “which becomes medically necessary during a stay in the territory of another Member State, taking into account the nature of the benefits and the expected length of the stay”. Such treatment is provided in accordance with the rules of Greece and the costs incurred are reimbursed in line with the tariff scales applied in Greece. More information can be provided upon request.