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Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy: New Trends in Communication, Media and Journalism


2023-07-14 - 2023-07-21 ( 55 hours )


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Program Director:
Nikolaos Panagiotou

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Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy: New Trends in Communication, Media and Journalism

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  • Short Description

    The Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki welcomes you to the Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy: New Trends in Communication, Media and Journalism, a 55-hour course via physical presence.

    The Director of the Programme is Nikolaos Panagiotou, Associate Professor at School of Journalism & Mass Communications of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.



    Candidates submit the application form online.

    Each application has to be accompanied by the following document or copies:

    1. CV
    2. A completed application form
  • Aim and objectives

    Each summer, THISAM brings together an impressive group of people passionate about journalism and its ability to influence positive change. Attendees include early career journalists, students, media entrepreneurs, scholars, leaders of NGO’s and media industry leaders. It is the interactive nature of THISAM that makes it such an exciting opportunity for attendees, especially students who come from around the world to attend. Throughout the week innovative ideas are shared and new business strategies developed. Mentoring and advising happens across career-level. The focus is on creating a hands-on, interactive, interdisciplinary experience.

  • Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the course, participants will:

    • Acquire in-depth knowledge and training on important topics and cutting-edge developments in Media, Communication and Journalism.
    • Be part of a major forum where current issues and research developments are presented and discussed by distinguished international scholars.
    • Gain access to an active international academic and practitioner community dedicated to innovative learning approaches.
  • Target audience

    The program is addressed to students, researchers and professionals having the following background:

    • Bachelor/ Master students of Journalism, political science, international relations, etc.
    • PhD Students of Journalism, Political Science, International relations etc.
    • Professionals from media and other related organisations who need a deeper understanding on the issues to be addressed.
  • Selection criteria


    • Relevant studies
    • Experience in the subject
    • Good knowledge of English language.
  • Format

    THISAM lectures and workshops will take place in Thessaloniki. All participants must to have physical presence in the venue. All participants have to submit a number of group and individual projects.

  • Modules
    • International Journalism (10 hours)
    • Public Diplomacy (6 hours)
    • Media Literacy (7 hours)
    • Data Journalism (10 hours)
    • Media Economics (6 hours)
    • Crisis Communication (6 hours)
    • Photojournalism (10 hours).
  • Educational Materials / Benefits

    The course provides participants with:

    1. Digital material and tutorial from the lectures
  • Liabilities

    Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.

    For the successful completion of the programme, the participants should:

    1. have attended all the teaching units. Absences may not exceed 10% of the scheduled training hours.
    2. have paid all the tuition fees by the end of the training.
  • Contact

    For further information, please contact the organizing team of THISAM.

    Name: Nikos Panagiotou


    Tel: 0030 2310 992058


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Tuition fees cost will be 900€ (includes administrative costs and accommodation), 400€ without accommodation.

The payment will be done in one instalment in Bank account.

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