The Foundation

The Anargyrios and Korgialenios School of Spetses Foundation (AKSS) has been in charge of the implementation of the vision and the management of the property left by the national benefactor Sotirios Anargyros.

The facilities of the AKSS Foundation near the traditional settlement of Spetses and the unique pine forest of the foundation – which covers about half of the island and ensures its sustainable development – played a key role in the activities of AKSS. during the period of operation of the School and its boarding school (1928-1983) and during the period that followed.

Indeed, with gradual upgrades, the facilities have become a magnet for national and international educational and research activities. In addition, the facilities – and in particular the 1100-seat outdoor theater on the adjacent property hill of the Foundation have hosted important cultural activities.

A.K.S.S History

AT THE BACK OF THE CENTURY, the Anargyrios and Korgialenios School of Spetses, continuing its 80-year pioneering presence in the Greek intellectual life, submits its contribution to the preparation of the European citizen for the new era, promoting and implementing educational-research interventional programs. The Anargyrios and Korgialenios School aimed to support the multilevel education and training of the citizens, through both formal and non-formal forms of education. The research-educational programs of the School aimed to connect the findings of the research, in various fields of knowledge, with the society, the life of the students and the citizens.

They met the demands of the intense socio-economic changes at that time for open and evolving collaborations, for reflection and self-evaluation. They sought to adapt the young people to a natural environment, between the green of the forest and the blue of the sea, while offering special technological knowledge to the intern students. They provided creative and effective solutions for the lifelong learning of citizens, in the context of the multicultural reality that characterizes modern societies.

The facilities of the School on the island of Spetses were the ideal environment for high intensity, short duration and high level studies.

The Foundation has a library with a large collection of books in a specially designed room of building C.

The library includes about 5,000 books of special interest and value in Greek, French, English with the following topics:

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