The Research Department of the Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies undertakes research οn various classical and contemporary themes aiming to raise awareness and understanding of the Indian culture as well as to promote the Hellenic-Indian comparative, social and historical studies. The projects are divided into several categories, such as Language & Literature, Modern Indian Thinkers, Indian Philosophy & Sanskrit Texts, Indo-Greek Studies, Early Greek Indologists, Translation of Classical and Modern Greek Authors into Indian Languages, Travels in the Beauty & Gnosis, Tourism & Development, Humanities and Social Science, and others.

Governmental, non-governmental and private organizations are welcome to finance the entire project of the Research Department or the preparation of a specific thesis that addresses the pre-defined themes.

Current and Recently Completed Research Projects

Indo-Hellenic Studies – Research Thesis

Title:Apollo and Krishna –  Greece and India in modern European thought and literature”

Researcher: Giorgos Amarantos

Language: Greek

Status: Published by ELINEPA, 2021


Title:  “India Greece through numbers”

Translator: Demetrios Th. Vassiliades

Language: Hindi

Started: July 2019. Completed: August 2019

Status: Published  by the Hellenic Statistical Authority

Libraries & Web Resources

Title: “Digital Libraries and Web resources project

Edition: Research team

Language: Greek and Engish

Started: August 2018. Completed: Constant Update

Status: Published  on ELINEPA website


Title: “A Self Portrait of the University of Athens”

Translator: Demetrios Th. Vassiliades and Rekha K. Rana

Language: Hindi

Started: July 2017. Completed: January 2018

Status: Published by the University of Athens

Early Greek Indologists – Translation and Reprint

Title: “Georgios N. Tserepis – Indika Essays”

Translator: Thomais Gouli

Language: Greek

Started: December 2016. Completed: January 2018

Status: Under publication. ELINEPA

Language & Literature – Translation

Title: Weaves of Time – Pages from a Poetic Diary

Translator: Frosso Vyzovitou

Language: Greek

Started: December 2016. Completed: April 2017.

Status: Published. 1st edition ELINEPA 2017

Indo-Hellenic Studies – Research Thesis

Title: “Nyaya and Aristotelian Logic: A Comparative Study”

Researcher: Dimitrios Chaniotis

Languages: English, Greek, Sanskrit

Started: December 2016.

Status: Ongoing

Humanities and Social Science – Research Paper 

Title:Is it Immoral or Not to Kill Animals?”

Researcher: Dimitrios Chaniotis

Language: Greek & English

Started: August 2016. Completed: December 2016

Status: Published in Indika 2017

Indo-Hellenic Studies – Preparation of the 2nd Edition

Title: “The Greeks in India: A Survey in Philosophical Understanding”

Research: Demetrios Th. Vassiliades

Language: English

Started: December 2016.

Status: Ongoing

Indian Philosophy & Sanskrit Texts – Translation and Commentary

Title: «Yoga Sutra – Commentary on the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali» (in Greek)

Researcher: Demetrios Th. Vassiliades

Language: Greek

Started: January 2016.

Status: Ongoing


Research Development Fund Grants

  1. Editing and Publication Grant, Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development.


Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies

15, Nikolaou Florou str., Nea Philothei, Athens 11524, GREECE (Metro Panormou)

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