- 4666/2020 was published in the Government Gazette on 19-02-2020, with amendments regarding the granting of residence permit for studentship reasons. More specifically, articles 33 and 34 of L. 4251/2014 are being replaced by the new provisions.
According to article 6 of the new Law, the requirements for the granting of residence permit for studentship are the following:
- Acceptance in an educational institution of Higher Education Institute (University) in Greece.
- Sufficient material resources to cover the living expenses during the period of studentship and residence – they are examined separately in each case.
- Deposit of the registration fees at the specific Institute.
The procedure begins with an application to the competent authority, which shall respond within a deadline of sixty (60) days from the submission.
According to article 7 of the Law, the duration of the residence permit for study reasons is one (1) year, with a possibility of renewal. The total duration of the residence permit shall not exceed the basic study period of a University plus 4 semesters and the basic study period of post-graduate studies plus half of it.
The public fee which is deposited amounts to one hundred fifty (150) euros.