Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning at PSIR

Find out more about lifelong learning at PSIR.

Youth Summer School

Person in Charge: Sotiris Roussos, Associate Professor.

PSIR launches its first Youth Summer School set to be instructed in English and takes place at its new premises in the seaside town of Kiato. The School aspires to evolve into a useful educational building block for pre-early career university students of any status, who are interested in gaining knowledge and skills for future research and employment in the subject fields of development and Mediterranean Studies.

 Summer School Announcements (in English) 

Autumn School for NGO Staff

Leader – Person in charge: Asteris Huliaras, Professor.
In collaboration with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Department of Economics, University of Peloponnese.

The School is a joint program of the Department of Political Science and International Relations and the Department of Economics of the University of the Peloponnese with the generous support of Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The School aims at training NGO staff (professional and volunteers) on designing, implementing and evaluating humanitarian and developmental projects. In 2012-4 the School seminars will take place in 6 Greek cities (Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra, Heraklion, Ioannina and Komotini), training members of 175 Greek NGOs. Teaching staff includes academics, researchers and practitioners from the private, the third sector and international organizations. As part of the program a book entitled Design, Implementation and Evaluations of Development Projects (A. Huliaras & P. Liargovas, eds) (in Greek) was distributed to 300 NGOs. [☍]

Summer School EuroPolA

Leader – Person in charge: Nikitas – Spiros Koutsoukis, Associate Professor.

The EuroPolA Summer School 2018 is a 5-day workshop-style event. It is an intensive, hands-on, theme-based, skills development program focusing on EU public policies and the analysis of (mostly) Eurostat data with state-of-the-art analytics software.
Multidisciplinary at its heart, the school introduces participants to (a) policy content analysis using some EU policies as examples, (b) data retrieval and quantitative analysis techniques (c) the use of integrated data analysis software for performing the analyses and producing automated reports. Participants will have the opportunity to apply the newly acquired skills in the form of a capstone project.

EuroPolA Announcements