The Centre of Environmental Education was founded in 1993 by the Hellenic Ministry of Education and is the first to operate in Greece. It is housed in the Students? Center building of 2500m in a plot of 12 acres.
It designs and implements one-day, two-day and four-day programmes for school students of kindergarten-primary-secondary and upper secondary education. Also, it organizes seminars about environmental education for teachers. It coordinates and participates in thematic networks for Environmental Education. It produces and publishes educational material. It cooperates with other Environmental Education Centers, Universities, local community and various other bodies at national and international level. It promotes research in the field of Environmental Education.