ERASMUS+ Academic Mobility at PSIR / International Cooperation

Erasmus+

Erasmus Academic Mobility Programme

Erasmus Academic Mobility Programme

Extroversion, synergies with universities abroad, the assimilation of experience and knowledge, interaction with other cultures, societies and civilizations are important priorities for the Department of Political Science and international Relations (PSIR). To this end, we take full advantage of the opportunities offered by the ERASMUS Academic Mobility Programme of the European Union. The PSIR Department has developed an extensive ERASMUS exchange network with universities abroad for students and faculty staff.

 

Univerity Country Web Page Under-graduate Post-graduate PHD Teaching Staff Sector
1 University of Cyprus Cyprus www.ucy.ac.cy Yes Political Sciences and Civics, Sociology and Cultural Sciences
2 Sabanci
University
Turkey www.sabanciuniv.edu.tr Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics, Sociology and Cultural Sciences
3 INALCO – Institut National Des Langues et Civilizations Orientales France www.inalco.fr Yes Yes Yes Arts & humanities
 

4

Yasar
Universitesi
Turkey www.yasar.edu.tr Yes Yes International Relations

5

Mykolο Romeris University Lithuania www.mruni.eu Yes Yes Yes Law/Political Sciences and Civics

6

Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin Slovakia www.tnuni.sk Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
7 Instabul Esenyurt Universitesi Turkey http://www.esenyurt.edu.tr Yes Political Sciences and Civics
8 Universidade Nova de Lisboa Portugal http://www.fcsh.unl.pt Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
9 Universidade de Vigo Spain http://www.uvigo.es Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
10 Universite de Cergy-Pontoise France http://www.u-cergy.fr Yes Yes Political Science
 11  Scoala Nationala De Sudii Romania http://www.snspa.ro Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 12 Universita de Bologna Italy http://www.unibo.it Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 13 International Antalya University Turkey www.antalya.edu.tr Yes No Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 14 University of National and World Economy Bulgaria www.unme.bg Yes Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 15 Universitatea Babes-Bolyai Romania www.ubbcluj.ro/ro/ Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 16 University of Catania Italy http://www.unict.it/ Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 17 Universidad Alfonso X EL SABIO (UAX) Spain http://www.uax.es/ Yes  Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 18 University of Pecs (HU PECS 01)  Hungary www.erasmus.pte.hu   Yes  Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 19 University of Salerno Italy https://web.unisa.it/ Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 20 Charles University Czech Republic www.is.cuni.cz Yes Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences
21 Neapolis University Pafos Cyprus www.nup.ac.cy Yes Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
22 Catholic University of Vendee France www.ices.fr Yes Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics
 23 University of Warsaw Poland www.uw.edu.pl  Yes Yes Yes Political Sciences and Civics

Useful Practical Information

PSIR is based in Corinth or Korinthos. Corinth is a coastal city, near the Isthmus of Corinth.

Access to the PSIR Department (Corinth)

Corinth is easily accessible from the “Eleftherios Venizelos” Athens International Airport (1h 50 min) and Athens city center via the Athens Suburban railway (Proastiakos).

  • From the Athens International Airport (AIA) “Eleftherios Venizelos to Corinth

The boarding station of the suburban railway (“Proastiakos”) is situated in the building (next to Sofitel Athens Luxury Hotel) at the Airport’s international arrival level. Upon arrival at the airport, take the Proastiakos with a direction to “Piraeus” station.  Get off the train at connection station “Kato Acharnai” (after approximately 30 min) and board on the train with a direction to “Kiato”. Get off at the “Corinth” station (in approximately 45 min). Trains to Piraeus/Kiato run hourly.

Take a taxi from the Corinth Railway Station to the University at Leoforos Athinon and  Aristotelous 1 (5 min drive) or walk 30 min.

More info on “Proastiakos”:

  • From Athens city center

Via the Suburban Railway (Proastiakos). Athens city center is connected to Corinth directly via the suburban railway (Proastiakos). See timetables and connections here.

Via Bus (KTEL). Athens city center is connected to Corinth directly by bus (KTEL). For the KTEL  express services (Bus) see information and timetables here.

Important Note: The PSIR Department is located opposite to the final stop of the KTEL bus in Corinth.

Accommodation/Meals

For hotel accommodation in Corinth see online recommendations and reviews here. You can also rent a house on a short-term basis.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered at the university restaurant to Erasmus students studying at PSIR, free of charge.

Studies/Offered Courses

Erasmus students must choose one of PSIR’s compulsory courses:

  • Topics on Political Studies (winter semester)

The aim of this course is to acquaint students with a series of topics in the field of Political Studies. By the end of the semester, students are expected to have generated in-depth knowledge of Political Studies and be familiar with the major theories and the analytical frameworks in the field. In addition, they will have studied important political issues in the European Union and in Greece.

  • Topics on International Studies (spring semester)

The aim of this course is to acquaint students with a series of topics in the field of International Relations. Students will be presented with case studies exploring the interface of actors, agency and processes in international affairs. By the end of the semester, students are expected to have generated in-depth knowledge of International Studies, main theories and analytical frameworks in the field. In addition, they will have acquired a broad perspective on current issues in contemporary global politics.

Erasmus students can also opt for one (1) or two (2) postgraduate courses from the MA in Mediterranean Studies program. The language of instruction of which is English.

Assessment: On the above mentioned courses, Erasmus students will be assessed by an essay or by final exams at the end of each semester (in English).

More info: Information on the courses offered at the PSIR department is available in the Study Guide.

General Assistance: For assistance on administrative and practical matters, contact Mrs Iliana Foti :  ilianafoti@uop.gr  tel. 0030 27410 40040

Should you have any academic query, contact PSIR’s Erasmus Committee:

Erasmus Student Reception Committee

Contact email: psir18090@uop.gr

See here the Erasmus Regulation

 

International Cooperation

With the aim of strengthening extroversion, the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of the Peloponnese is expanding the cooperation network with Universities abroad and International Research Centers. Through these synergies, the mobility of students and teaching staff is promoted as well as the general cooperation at the academic and research level (conferences, lectures, publications, etc.).

The PSiR department has developed a network of cooperation and mobility with distinguished Universities and Research Centers abroad. In particular:

  ORGANISATION COUNTRY WEBSITE TYPE OF COOPERATION
1. ADA University Azerbaijan (Baku) https://www.ada.edu.az/ Agreement of Cooperation
2. Alma Mater Studiorum -Università di Bologna Italy https://www.unibo.it/ Memorandum of Understanding
3. Carleton University Canada (Ottawa) https://carleton.ca/ Memorandum of Understanding
4. European Neighbourhood Council Belgium (Brussel) http://encouncil.org/ Memorandum of Understanding
5. Institute of International Relations of Pantheion University (Ι.I.R.P.U.) Greece https://idis.gr/ Memorandum of Understanding
6. National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO) France www.inalco.fr/ Memorandum of Understanding
7. Neapolis University of Pafos Cyprus https://www.nup.ac.cy/ Memorandum of Understanding
8. Olympia Summer Academy Greece https://olympiasummeracademy.org/ Memorandum of Understanding
9. Yaşar University Turkey https://www.yasar.edu.tr/ Memorandum of Understanding
10. York College of Pennsylvania U.S.A. https://www.ycp.edu/ Memorandum of Understanding
11. University of Central Florida U.S.A. https://www.ucf.edu/ Agreement for Reciprocal Student Exchange