The General non-Compulsory Education is offered in Upper Secondary Schools (Lykeio). Attendance is of a three-year duration. The aim of General Upper Secondary School is, among others, to provide quality general education that will
contribute to balanced cognitive, emotional, intellectual and physical development of all students. At the end of this 3 - year process, a qualification is awarded, the General Upper Secondary School Certificate (“Apolyitirio Lykeiou”), which, on one hand, certifies the completion of the post-compulsory cycle of studies and, on the other hand, ensures eligibility of the graduate to participate in the national exams for admission to institutions of Tertiary Education.