Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy. Department of Physiotherapy. Faculty of Health Professions and Welfare. Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki.


The Department of Physiotherapy of Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki aims to promote the development and the dissemination of knowledge with regard to the cognitive subject of Physical Therapy, through teaching and Applied Research. In addition, it provides students with the necessary assets safeguarding their proper education / training for their scientific career and growth.
The studies, lasting for four years, the Clinical engagement for four semesters with courses of Clinical Practice I, II, III, and IV, are conducted in State Hospitals, already from the 4th semester of study, and the Practical Training, lasting for six months, comprise important elements for the successful application of the theoretical knowledge acquired during the studies and contribute to the acquisition of knowledge, skills and experience, which are necessary for the requirements of the profession.

Further Information

The subject of the Department:
The cognitive subject of the Physiotherapy Department refers to the evaluation, through physical therapy, of injuries, conditions, and dysfunctions, congenital and acquired, which affect the operation of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory and cardiovascular system. In addition, it refers to the application of suitable scientific methods, techniques, and means for the prevention, treatment and restoration of the above pathological conditions.
Purposes and Objectives of the Programme:
The basic purpose of the programme is to provide suitable and comprehensive theoretical, practical, and clinical education, in order to allow graduates of the Department to make a scientifically informed choice and apply the methods, techniques, and media of physical therapy. The objective of the Department of Physiotherapy is the creation of responsible employees, capable of applying the specific scientific directions of the curriculum in the field of Public Health. To this end, emphasis is put on collaboration with educational and nursing foundations in Greece and abroad, for the exchange of information and knowledge, through the conduct of joint educational and research programmes.
Structure of studies:
The duration of studies in the Department of Physiotherapy is eight (8) semesters. During the seven (7) first semesters, the studies include theoretical teaching, laboratory and clinical exercises, coursework, and seminars. In the seventh semester, students are assigned with a subject for their dissertation. During the eight semester the preparation of the dissertation is continued, while conducting the six-month (26 weeks) practical training in the profession in Public Hospital Institutions.

Relation To Employment

Registration in the National Association of Physiotherapists and acquisition of professional license.


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.