About HAA

The Hellenic Academics Association of Great Britain (HAA-GB) is a voluntary, non-profit professional organization connecting the more than 2,200 academics of Greek descent working at British academic institutions, with each other and with their Greek colleagues, students, and friends of Greece all over the world. HAA has the following overarching aims:

  1. Advance the highest principles of the university teaching profession, as it may benefit the international Hellenic society and culture.
  2. Cooperate with academic, state and private national and international institutions in Greece, Great Britain and the rest of the world for this purpose.
  3. Provide a forum for a free exchange of ideas.
  4. Place emphasis on information and assistance to be provided to students of Greek descent (more than 20,000 every year in the UK alone), to help them adjust to new academic environments, and most importantly provide them with a vehicle to also get together in an organized manner.  
  5. Organise academic, social and promotional events and participate in local, national and international activities assisting in any way Greece’s economy, academic advancement, and the promotion of its cultural heritage.

The Association invites all higher education Greek professors in Great Britain, and elsewhere, to join us in a quest to connect and promote fellowship and social interaction among each other. Your involvement with the Association will be pivotal in helping achieve its goals:

We also invite our colleagues and students based in Greece, as well as colleagues of other nationalities with a deep-rooted interest in Greek society and culture, wishing to promote the purposes of the Association, to join us.

Our most valuable partners are all the Greek Educational, Scientific, Student, Cultural, Religious Greek Orthodox institutions, and social organizations in Great Britain and abroad, as well as the Greek Embassies, the Greek Ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs, and all those willing to offer their services for the advancement of our cause.

HAA Bylaws Files