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|
|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|
|Mykolο Romeris University||Lithuania||www.mruni.eu||Yes||Yes||Yes||–||Law/Political Sciences and Civics|
|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.
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.
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org tel. 0030 27410 40040
Should you have any academic query, contact PSIR’s Erasmus Committee:
- Associate Professor Efstathios T. Fakiolas: email@example.com
- Assistant Professor Panagiota Manoli: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Assistant Professor Antonios Klapsis: email@example.com
Erasmus Student Reception Committee
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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|