School of Journalism and Mass Communications of Aristotle University Thessaloniki (AUTh), Jean Monet of European Union Public Diplomacy along with other partners will organize this year the 5th Thessaloniki International Summer Academy on Media. THISAM will take place on 16-23 July 2021 under the title: “New trends in Media and Journalism: Turning crisis into opportunity”. Special emphasis will be given on the topics: 1. Disinformation, Science Journalism / News Literacy, 2. Crisis Communication, 3. New business models in Media Organisations. 4. Masterclass in Photojournalism “Practicing Peace Journalism through Photojournalism” The 5th International Summer Academy has made new international collaborations and it attendees have studied in high-ranking universities and worked in organizations from around the world, such as the Delegation of the European Commission in Greece and in Russia. As a result, it is expected to attract the interest of a large number of participants this year, consisting of Greek and foreign students of all levels and young professionals.
The Director of the Programme is Nikolaos Panagiotou, Associate Professor at School of Journalism & Mass Communications of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
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.
Applications are submitted online until to 30/06/2021 at
Start Date: 16 July 2021
End of the course: 23 July 2021
Duration: 60 hours