Next to Elounda, Spinalonga
Hersonissos and Malia.
26 years of operation in Greek tourism education
ASTEK has staffed numerous tourism related business in Greece with highly qualified personnel
Define your future with the biggest industry of Greek economy
Anoteri Sholi Touristikis Ekpedefsis Kritis (ASTEK) belongs to the tertiary education level of the Greek Education System and operates under the Ministry of Tourism offering an academic program designed to prepare senior executives for the hospitality industry
The Advanced (Higher) School of Tourism Education of Crete (ASTEK) was established in 1995 in the city of Agios Nikolaos to provide quality professional education at the tertiary level in the field of Hotel Management. Today, ASTEK operates under the Ministry of Tourism and offers an academic program designed to prepare senior executives for the hospitality industry.
ASTEK has adopted a contemporary curriculum designed to provide state of the art, tertiary level, professional education and training and help students develop the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the field, and ensure a good advancement in professional growth and career.
ASTEK's graduates are hired, in both the private and the public sector, as college level, Technological Education graduates, and they have almost 100% rate of employability in the tourism sector. During their studies, they realize 9 months of paid work placement which puts them in a very strong position when applying for jobs. Actually, they are highly sought after, for staffing hotel and tourism businesses all over Greece.
ASTEK is an accredited Higher Education Institute (HEI) within the Erasmus Programme of the European Union (HEI). The ERASMUS+ University Charter was awarded to the Higher School of Tourism Education of Agios Nikolaos (ASTEAN) in year 2014, allowing its participation in actions under the European Commission's integrated programme for education, training, youth and sport which had been in force for the period 2014-2020.