In 2013 a pilot programme arranged by the Jewish Museum of Greece was taken up by the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Education and the first educational visit to the Auschwitz Memorial Museum for 1st and 2nd year senior high school pupils became a reality. The programme was placed under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and took place with the support of the Institute for Youth and Lifelong Learning. The scheduled pilot visit of 17 senior high school pupils and 6 teachers to Auschwitz concentration camp as part of their three-day educational visit to Poland took place on 10 May 2013. The tour of the site lasted eight hours in all and took in the installations of the main camp, Auschwitz Ι, and Birkenau camp, Auschwitz ΙΙ.