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A.T.E.I of Kalamata


Aerial photograph of the TEI of Kalamata

Aerial photograph of the TEI of Kalamata

The TEI of Kalamata is one of the 15 Technological Educational Institutes established in Greece. It is the most important and rapidly developing educational and research centre in this region of the Peloponnese.

The Presidential Decree 94/1988 stipulated the beginning of the operation of theTEI of Kalamata as an off-campus faculty of theTEI of Patras. The first department of the TEI of Kalamata was the Electrical Engineering Department which started its operation in the spring semester of the academic year 1987-88.

The Presidential Decree  502/1989/ΦΕΚ215/3.10.1989/τ.Α annulled the off-campus faculty of the TEI of Patras in Kalamata and established the TEI of Kalamata with the following two schools:

  1. School of Agricultural Technology
  2. School of Management and Economy

At the time of their establishment, the two Schools consisted of the following departments:

  1. School of Agricultural Technology
    1. Department of Crop Production
    2. Department of Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture
  2. School of Management and Economy
    1. Department of Health and Welfare Unit Management
    2. Department of Local Government

The Departments of Crop Production and Health & Welfare Unit Management first operated in the spring semester of the academic year 1989-90.

The Departments of Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture and of Local Government first operated in the fall semester of the academic year 1993-94.

The Presidential Decree ΦΕΚ/ 179/6.9.1999/τ.Α΄/ΠΔ 200/1999 founded two new departments at the TEI of Kalamata, one in each School:

  1. The Department of Agricultural Product Technology within the School of Agricultural Technology which began operating in the fall semester of the academic year 2000-1,
  2. The Department of Finance and Auditing at the School of Management and Economy which began operating in the fall semester of the academic year 1999-2000.

Finally in accordance with the Presidential Decree 211/ΦΕΚ 189/14-10-2004/τ.Α΄, the TEI of Kalamata established the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications as an off-campus department at Sparti, Lakonia.

The new library

The new library

From the academic year 2009 -2010 the Departments of Agricultural Technology and Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture changed their names into Department of Food Technology and Organic Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture respectively.

From the academic year 2009 - 2010 the TEI of Kalamata also established a new department, the Department of Speech Therapy which together with the Department of Radiation Technology, which will start admitting students from the academic year 2010 - 2011 are part of the new School of Health & Welfare Professions.

The new building of classrooms and lecture theatres

The new building of classrooms and lecture theatres