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Technician of Tourism Units and Hospitality Businesses (Reception-Floor Service-Merchandise Knowledge)

In Greece, Tourism Industry is in continuous growth! According to the latest annual report of the World Tourism and Travel Council (W.T.T.C), tourists visiting Greece will increase from 18 million to 28 million, while job positions will follow an increasing rate, reaching the 1.369.000 positions.


Hotel Management at Anko Tourism Academy brings together and provides all the modern trends and prospects of the tourism industry

Students acquire all the necessary knowledge and is able to be occupied at all hotel departments: Front Office Back Office Reception, Management, Marketing Sales, HR Management, Conferences-Events, Catering, Bar Housekeeping.

Graduates of the program have many job opportunities and can be promoted to the position of the General Manager.

Studies include theoretical and laboratory training at the state of the art facilities of the school in Kos and Rhodes.

Career Prospects

Graduates can pursue a dynamic career in Tourism Industry.

Duration of studies

The attendance is of 2 years. Each year consists of 2 semesters. The courses start in October and end in May. Internship is compulsory unless the student has insurance stamps in the Hotel Industry.

Curriculum courses

  • Principles of Economics
  • Tourism
  • Organization Management of Hotel Enterprises
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing
  • English Terminology
  • German Terminology
  • Organization Management of Restaurants
  • Principles of Sanitation
  • Bar
  • Oenology
  • Tourism
  • Organization Management of Kitchen
  • Computer Applications
  • Accounting of Hotel Enterprises
  • Cost Control
  • Food Knowledge - Menu Planning

Courses with an asterisk (*) are extra courses Anko provides free of charge to its students for completing knowledge according to new trends:

  • Italian (optional language) *
  • Reception Sales - Reservations, HIT Protel Software Contracts
  • Crisis Response - Tough Clients and Complaints *
  • Ecological Hotel Management *
  • Practical financial applications with Excel *
  • Bartender level 2 cocktail *
  • Barista for coffee Latte art *
  • Serving Art *
  • Housekeeping – Floor manager duties *
  • Preparatory Cost *

Additional benefits for students of IEK ΑΝΚΟ

1. Specialized seminars and educational visits to hotels and other tourism bodies
2. Learning 4 Foreign Languages (English, French, German, Italian)
4. Anko Member Card - Privilege Network: With the use of the card, our students have a number of privileges in products and services. From clothing to food and book purchases to film screenings, this is the list of partner companies.
5. Special tuition fees in: Single-parent families, vulnerable social groups, repeat students, depending on the period of enrolments, available positions and social criteria.
6. Our students have continuous support from the career office and even after graduation from the School.
7. Bachelor in collaboration with top Universities abroad (Bournemouth University - UK, Vatel International Hospitality School - Nimes France, BHMS Business & Hotel Management School - Lucerne Switzerland)

Terms of Participation

If you do not have a baccalaureate, you can attend the intensive Hospitality courses without any prerequisites. See the program here.
There is no age limit.
No foreign language diploma is required.
Registration in the IEK justifies postponement to the army (for men)


During the semester, mid-term and final examinations are carried out. Upon successful completion of the study at IEK ANKO, graduates obtain a Certificate of Vocational Training, which is a secure investment for their professional career and development.

Afterwards, graduates can, if they have completed their internship or regular work in a related specialty with their studies, to pass a State Certification Examination to obtain the State Vocational Training Diploma which:

  • is valid in Greece and other European Union countries as a Level 4 Vocational Training (Law 4186/2013, Article 25, paragraph 1e), corresponding to Level 5 in accordance with the National Qualifications Framework. Graduates, with the acquisition of this diploma, have the opportunity to continue their studies in Greece and abroad.
  • is awarded by the Ministry of Education following a successful participation in the certification examinations of the National Organization for the Certification of Qualifications and Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP). The graduates of all IEK, public and private have the right to attend these exams.
  • is equivalent to the Public IEK Diplomas.

Finally, IEK ANKO graduates as holders of this Diploma are eligible to participate in the ASEP competitions (PD 50/27/2001 Government Gazette 39 / A / 5-3-2001 Presidential Decree 347/2003 , Government Gazette 115 / Α '/ 31-12-03), and are awarded 150 points (Article 8 of Law 3051/2002, Government Gazette 220 / Α / 20-9-02).

Other information

Hotel Management studies at Anko Tourism Academy in Kos and Rhodes are a unique experience that will fascinate you. The curriculum, the facilities, the first grade materials, the distinguished professors of high standing, the extra activities, the training sessions and the educational visits, the interest and the essential care of the school for finding a job for each student separately are some of the comparative advantages of the Anko Academy.

Supporting Documents

1. ID (for foreigners a residence permit is required)
2. TIN Nb
3. Color ID Photos (2)
4. Color ID Photos for a Student Pass (2, optional)
5. Title of studies (Lyceum, baccalaureate, or TEE)

CAUTION! A degree is not required for the intensive courses at the Center for Lifelong Learning

6. Social Security number (AMKA)
7. Certificate from the Social Insurance Organization or equivalent Public Service stating past employment (optional if available)
8. Family Status Certificate