Issuing of classification for postgraduate studies or for the acquisition of medical specialization

The request can be made through the Citizens’ Service Centres (KEP).

Description

Prerequisites and required supporting documents for the issuing of classification for postgraduate studies or for the acquisition of medical specialization.

Conditions

Applicants must meet the following conditions : a) They must have been registered at an educational institute for the acquisition of a post-graduate title or as regards the medical specialisation they must have been registered or assigned at an educational or nursing institute (clinic, hospital, workshop) which has to be recognized as an institute for the specialization of the doctors by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, in case of Greece or by the competent service of the foreign country, in the case of a foreign country. b) The registration or appointment depending on the case, must have taken place up to the date they are obliged to be classified in the Armed Forces due to the expiry of the time duration or cessation of the prior classification deferral. c) The minimum studies duration for the acquisition of the degree or specialisation must not be beyond December 31st of the year on which the interested party completes his twentieth ninth (29th) year of age in the case of acquisition of a specialisation post-graduate title, his thirtieth first (31st) year of age in the case of the acquisition of PhD and thirtieth third (33rd) in the case of medical specialisation (for calculating the age for military purposes as the date of birth of the interested party January 1st is considered in the male registers where the applicant is registered).

Procedure

Citizens visit the KEP of their choice to apply for the issuing of classification for postgraduate studies or for the acquisition of medical specialization, presenting the required documentation.

  1. The KEP employee receives and checks the documents that are presented by the citizen. If, during check, a missing or uncomplete document is discovered, the employee informs the citizen and refrains from submitting the Application.
  2. The employee fills in the electronic Application and creates a new folder in the KEP Information System. The citizen has the possibility, if he wishes it, to declare his mobile phone number and thus to be informed by SMS for the complemetion of the request. Finally, the employee hands to the citizen a request submission certificate in which the number of the request file is written.
  3. The Employee of the KEP sends to the Competent Entity the file of the case (which includes both the application and the supporting documents) in one of the accepted ways (email, fax, courier, post, etc).
  4. The employee of the KEP receives the final Document immediately from the Competent Entity and notifies the citizen (via sms or telephone) for him to come and take it.

Citizens visit the KEP and receive the certificate of classification for postgraduate studies or for the acquisition of medical specialization.

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