The Institute of Vocational Training AKMI was founded back in 1989 and today it is one of the leading Vocational Training Institutes in Greece providing secondary and post-secondary education. Every year, approx. 15,000 active students are enrolled with the aim to study one of the 107 specialties offered in 5 cities across Greece: Athens, Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Crete and Larissa. These cities comprise 80% of the total population in Greece and AKMI represents almost 60% of total private VET sector in Greece.
The fields of study in the campuses of Athens are numerous, including Technical Professions, ICT, Health Care, Psychology and Pedagogy. Technical Professions and Tourism & Hospitality Professions are being taught in the campuses of Thessaloniki and Crete.