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“Like The Birds That Fly…” Anti-Racist Actions By The Students Of The Department Of Early Childhood Education

On Thursday March 23, 2017, students and educators of the Department of Early Childhood Education organize an anti-racist action under the title “Like the birds that fly…”.
On the occasion of the International Day Against Racism (21/3), the action focuses on supporting the refugees’ right to move without obstacles to the countries they want to go to. Besides the students and educators of our University, young people seeking asylum, immigrants, members of minority groups, and many others also participate in the action. Apart from the aforementioned action, from 20/3/17 to 4/4/17 students from the Department of Early Childhood Education will organize a daily radio broadcast in the local radio station (ERA Volos) concerning the rights of minority groups, and the fight against racism, advocating diversity, democracy and social justice.

 

Extension to the Deadline for the Submission of Applications to the Postgraduate Studies Programme "Science and Technology of ECE"

The deadline for the Submission of Applications to the Postgraduate Studies Programme «Science and Technology of Electrical and Computer Engineering» of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has been extended to Monday 23rd of January 2017.

 

European Master Program in Sport and Exercise Psychology

The University of Thessaly kindly invites you to our 2nd Erasmus Staff Week from the 3rd to the 7th of April 2017 in Volos, Greece. We will be happy to host a maximum of 25 participants. We highly encourage the staff interested in visiting the UTH and getting acquainted with the way it is run as a public university to do so within this Erasmus Staff Training Week. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to receive staff apart from those in the Erasmus+ Exchange Programme. In the selection process, priority will be given to partner universities.
We consider it an excellent opportunity to share our knowledge and experience in the field of mobility, promote the idea of internationalization and strengthen our international partnerships through meeting in person.
Our staff week has no registration fee. However, participants are expected to cover their own travel and living expenses through the Erasmus fund for staff mobility or otherwise. All participants will be asked to make a short presentation (video, PowerPoint etc.) about their University. Confirmation of those selected and non-selected will be sent to all participants by e-mail after the 10th of February 2017. Information about accommodation and the final programme will be sent only to selected participants.

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European Master Program in Sport and Exercise Psychology

The period of applications to the European Master Program in Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Thessaly is now open until 27th May.
This is a 2-year program at the University of Thessaly on Sport and Exercise Psychology. The University of Thessaly will award double degree in collaboration with the University of Jyvaskyla, to students who will complete successfully a minimum of 30 ECTS (one semester) at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Students may also chose to complete part of their studies in other European universities collaborating with the University of Thessaly in the framework of the European Erasmus+ program.

If you are interested in applying to this program please send us:
- A letter of intent, explaining why you want to study in this program.
- Your Curriculum Vitae.
- Your university degrees (with official translation in English language if required). Current students expecting to graduate until summer might provide an official letter from their university confirming that they finished all requirements to obtain their degree.
- For graduates from non-English speaking universities: A proof of your proficiency in English language. This might include: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) from University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES) – The British Council – IDP Education Australia IELTS Australia >= 7; TOEFL computer-based ³ 213. TOEFL paper-based ³ 550. TOEFL internet-based ³ 80.

Applicants will be also invited to participate in an online interview in the 2nd or 3rd week of June.
International or European applicants submitting their application earlier than 15th May will receive feedback from us. This might help them to present better themselves in the interview process or to provide supplementary documents if required.
Thank you for your interest in our program. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Poster

 

Important distinction for the Department of Civil Engineering: research funding through European Program HORIZON 2020.

The Department of Civil Engineering participated in a research proposal for the extremely competitive program HORIZON 2020, for research on the Topic Water-2b: Integrated approaches to food security, low-carbon energy, sustainable water management and climate change mitigation. A total of 59 proposals were submitted on the Topic and only 2 were selected for funding (success rate of 3%). The proposal submitted by the University of Thessaly with principal investigator the Assoc. Professor Chrysi Laspidou and acronym SIM4NEXUS was one of the two proposals that were selected for funding and focuses on the NEXUS of water-land-food-energy-climate under the influence of climate change. The total budget for the project is 8 million euros and the duration is 4 years.

SIM4NEXUS Concept

 

Welcome Day for Incoming Students

The International Relations Office (IRO) of the University of Thessaly has successfully organized for all its incoming students (Erasmus and others) a Welcome Day on Thursday, 15 October with a daily excursion in Meteora-Trikala.
This year there were 75 exchange students from different European countries and we continued the collaboration with TEI Thessalias for the same purpose. The Welcome Day was organized by Ms Filomila Mougogianni -Student Mobility Coordinator in the University of Thessaly and the Erasmus Students were offered a small trip in Larissa, Trikala and Meteora, with Coffee and Lunch Break, Erasmus Souvenirs and a guided tour in the Monastic Community of Meteora. They were also accompagnied by Ms Theodosia Vassilaki ( IRO) and Ms Zeta Barelier ( Public Relations Office)
Professor Ioannis Koutedakis, Dean of School of Sports Science and Physical Education and Professors Vassiliki Zisi and Nikolaos Zourbanos, Departmental Coordinators, welcomed with a warm speech all students in Trikala.
It is our wish to continue this “Welcome Day tradition” because it creates a perfect chance for an interaction among Erasmus students in all cities of the University of Thessaly and also for a collaboration with our “neighbor” Institution.

Photos from the Welcome Day WS 2015-16:
Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3

 

Erasmus Staff Training Week 2015-2016

 

Dear Colleagues, Dear Partners,

We kindly invite you to our 1st Erasmus Staff Week at the University of Thessaly. The event will be held from the 28th of March to the 1st of April 2016 in Volos, Greece. We consider it a great opportunity to share our knowledge and experience in the field of mobility, promote the idea of internationalization and strengthen our international partnership through meeting in person.

We highly encourage the staff interested in visiting the UTH and getting acquainted with the way it is run as a public university to do so within this Erasmus Staff Training Week. The University of Thessaly can host a maximum of 25 participants. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to receive staff outside of the Erasmus + Exchange Programme. In the selection process priority will be given to partner universities.

Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living expenses through the Erasmus fund for staff mobility or otherwise. All participants will be asked to make a short presentation (video, PowerPoint etc.) about their University.

We would appreciate your forwarding this invitation to all interested people/units at your Institution who might benefit from this International Staff Week at the University of Thessaly.

 

Deadline for application: 18th of December 2015

Please send to zeta@uth.gr the application form.

 

Confirmation of those selected and non-selected will be sent to all participants by e-mail after the 11th of January 2016. Information about accommodation, how to reach Volos and the final programme will be sent only to selected participants.

Should you have any questions, please contact the:
International Relations Office (IRO)-University of Thessaly
Argonafton & Filellinon – Volos, Greece
Tel.:+30 24210 7 4609/4604/4566


Looking forward to welcoming you soon in Volos!

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Selection of two students for the Young Leaders Academy

Selection of two students for the Young Leaders Academy

Poster

 

Welcome Day for Incoming Students

The International Relations Office (IRO) of the University of Thessaly has successfully organized for all its incoming students (Erasmus and others) a Welcome Day on Thursday, 9.October with a daily excursion in Meteora-Trikala. This year there were 55 exchange students from different European countries and we had for the first time the chance to collaborate with TEI Thessalias for the same purpose. The responsible persons for student mobility in both Institutions, Achilleas Anagnostopoulos (from TEI Thessalias), Filomila Mougogianni (IRO) and Kostas Patsis(IRO) accompagnied all students to this small trip in Larissa, Trikala and Meteora, offering Coffee and Lunch to them, Erasmus Souvenirs and a guided tour in the Monastic Community of Meteora. Professor Ioannis Koutentakis, President of the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education and Professor Vassiliki Zisi, Departmental Coordinator, welcomed with a warm speech all students in Trikala. It is our wish to continue this “Welcome Day tradition” because it creates a perfect chance for an interaction among Erasmus students in all cities of the University of Thessaly and also for a collaboration with our “neighbor” Institution.

Photos from the Welcome Day WS 2014-15:
Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3, Photo 4, Photo 5, Photo 6