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New trends in Media and Journalism: Turning crisis into opportunity


2021-07-16 - 2021-07-23 ( )


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Υπεύθυνος Προγράμματος:
Nikolaos Panagiotou
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New trends in Media and Journalism: Turning crisis into opportunity

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  • Σύντομη Περιγραφή

    The Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki welcomes you to the Thessaloniki International Media Summer Academy under the title “New trends in Media and Journalism: Turning crisis into opportunity”, a 60-hour hybrid course on site and and simultaneously online, for those who will not have the opportunity to attend in-person (zoom platform).

    The Director of the Programme is Nikolaos Panagiotou, Associate Professor at School of Journalism & Mass Communications of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has been a DAAD Scholar at Deutsche Welle, Chevening Scholar of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office UK, RCAP Scholar from APU University Japan, Scholar to Beijing Foreign Studies University, Scholar at Sabanci University (Turkey), Scholar of the State of Luxembourg. He has an extensive research work which is currently funded from Google (DNI Initiative fund).



    Candidates submit the application form online.

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

    • CV
    • a completed application form
  • Στόχος του προγράμματος

    Our top priority is to highlight the high level of Thessaloniki’s institutions and to make our city and region an international educational hub. It is an important international effort with an impact in the USA, China, Germany, Russia and beyond, which promotes our country and our city and aims to become an international forum for academics, students and professionals.

  • Μαθησιακά Αποτελέσματα

    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.
  • Σε ποιους απευθύνεται

    The program is addressed to students from Greece and abroad and professionals involved in the field of journalism and communication

  • Κριτήρια επιλογής


    • Relevant studies
    • Experience in the subject
    • Good knowledge of English language
    • Internet access
  • Μέθοδος Υλοποίησης

    THISAM will be a hybrid event. It will take place onsite in Thessaloniki and at the same time online, for those who will not have the opportunity to attend in-person. All participants have to submit a number of group and individual projects.

  • Πρόγραμμα Σπουδών

    THISAM will provide 60 hours of theoretical and practical training.

    The thematic units will be:

    1. Crisis communication with Nikolaos Panagiotou as speaker,
    2. European Journalism with Christos Fragonikolopoulos as speaker,
    3. Media literacy with Sherri Hope Culver as speaker,
    4. Disinformation with Andreas Veglis as speaker,
    5. New business models in Media Organisations with Christoph Schmidt as speaker, and
    6. Science Journalism with Holger Briel as speaker.

    Professors from Universities abroad as well as from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and well known, awarded journalists are among the trainers of THISAM.

    Participants must -in addition to the 60 teaching hours- prepare and present their projects upon arrival and at the end of the program. Also, assignments related to the subject of the lectures will be given at the end of each day. It takes an estimated 10 hours to complete the assignments given to present them during the program. Thus, we request 3 ECTS for those who participate in the program.

  • Εκπαιδευτικό Υλικό / Παροχές

    The course provides participants with:

    • Digital material and tutorial from the lectures
    • Online access to all lectures and workshops
  • Υποχρεώσεις και Δικαιώματα Εκπαιδευομένων

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

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

    • have attended all the teaching units. Absences may not exceed 10% of the scheduled training hours.
    • have submitted all the projects
    • have paid all the tuition fees by 10th of July

    Participants, who have attended but not completed successfully, will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.

  • Επικοινωνία

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100€ per participant.

*In case the THISAM is carried out on site: 300€ per participant.

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