Apostolos Lakasas was born in 1968 in Athens. He studied at the Athens Law School and he has been working for Kathimerini since 1994. For the past 20 years he has been responsible for covering education, research, innovation and religious matters for the paper.
The Education Ministry is setting up a transatlantic bridge for Greek universities. The ministry wants to see student exchanges between Greek and US institutions, attract foreign students to English-language programs and promote agreements between universities for joint programs.