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Hellenic Open University

History

University & Society

Hellenic Open University is the 19th Greek State University and was founded in 1992 in the city of Patras, Greece. It is the only distance learning university in Greece and its mission is to provide high-quality university education via distance learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. For that purpose, it develops and implements the appropriate learning material and methods of teaching.
Offering exclusively long distance education and lifelong learning flexible teaching through a variety of online Programs for more than 20 years, in both Greek and foreign languages, Hellenic Open University aspires to become a world-class educational institution which aligns with the rationales of the contemporary international academic environment.
In 2020, Hellenic Open University was ranked 4th, among the Open Universities globally, according to Webometrics.
The Hellenic Open University offers the following foreign language educational Programs:
Undergraduate Program:
• Hispanic Language and Civilization Studies-in Spanish Language
And Postgraduate Programs:
• Master in Business Administration- in English Language
• Msc in Enterprise Risk Management- in English Language
• Language Education for Refugees and Migrants- in English Language
• The Teaching of English as a Foreign / International Language- in English Language
• The Teaching of French as a Foreign Language- in French Language
• The Teaching of German as a Foreign Language –in German Language
• Supply Chain Management- in English Language

For more information visit our web site: www.eap.gr

Scientific profile

Disciplines & Departments

Hellenic Open University comprises four Schools:

  • School of Humanities
  • School of Applied Arts
  • School of Science and Technology
  • School of Social Sciences

Established

1997

Location

Par. Aristotle 18, 263 35, Patras

Rector

Odysseas Zoras Professor of Surgical Oncology

Vice Rectors

Vice President of Administration, Academic Affairs and Students Welfare
Efstathios Efstathopoulos
Vice President of Financial Planning and Development
George Skroubis
Vice President for Research and Lifelong Learning
Konstantinos Karamanis

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LANGUAGE EDUCATION FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

The Program aims at teachers and graduates that desire to enhance their knowledge and skills in teaching linguistics in different languages and to further develop new skills that could be applied to specific contexts and levels. The courses offer postgraduate students a strong theoretical background, the necessary teaching methodology, the ability of course designing, as well as an introduction to major research tools. Another aim is to provide to teachers of different educational backgrounds and university graduates, specialized educational knowledge and enable them to educate teachers that are involved in teaching immigrants. The program trains Greek or foreign students to research and examine basic questions about applied linguistics and second language acquisition in the numerous multilingual environments that they might come across in the future.

Schools

Website: https://www.eap.gr/education/sae/
Email:
Tel: 2610 367688

Website: https://www.eap.gr/education/set/
Email:
Tel: 2610 367614

Website: https://www.eap.gr/education/sthet/
Email:
Tel: 2610 367540-42

Website: https://www.eap.gr/education/ske/
Email:
Tel: 2610367452

Postgraduate programs

The  Postgraduate programs that are taught in Greek!

School of Humanities

  • Educational Sciences
  • Adult Education MEd
  • ΜΑ Orthodox Christian Theology and Religious Pluralism
  • Public History
  • Current trends in linguistics for teachers
  • Education and Technologies in Distance Learning and Learning Systems – Education Sciences
  • Science Communication
  • Applied Developmental Psychology

Joint Postgraduate Programs

  • Creative Writing
  • Education Sciences: Special Education and Training for People with Oral and Written Speech Problems

School of Applied Arts

  • Graphic Arts – Multimedia (GTM)
  • Lighting Design (Lighting)
  • Acoustic Design and Digital Sound (ASP)

School of Science and Technology

  • Bioinformatics and Neuroinformatics (Joint Degree)
  • MSc Waste Management (DIA)
  • MSc Quality Management and Technology (MSc)
  • MSc Technical Project Management (IFT)
  • Postgraduate Studies in Mathematics MSc (MSM)
  • Postgraduate Specialization of Teachers of Natural Sciences MSc (KFE)
  • Postgraduate Specialization in MSc Information Systems (MSc)
  • Environmental Catalysis for Pollution and Clean Energy Production (CWP)
  • Environmental Design MSc (MSc)
  • Advanced Studies in Physics MSc (MSc)
  • Seismic Engineering and Earthquake Construction MSc (SMA)
  • Mobile and Diffuse Computing Systems (MSc)
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Analysis (CBA)

School of Social Sciences

  • Management of Health Units (DMY)
  • Management of Cultural Units (CU)
  • Tourism Business Administration (TOP)
  • Banking, Financial and Financial Technology (FinTech) (TRAX)
  • Sports Studies: Sociology, History, Anthropology (ASK)
  • Contemporary Journalism Studies (SDS)
  • Social and Solidarity Economy (KAO)
  • Criminological and Criminal Approaches to Corruption, Economic and Organized Crime (PED)
  • Supply Chain Management (CMP)
  • Sports Administration (DAT)

Joint Postgraduate Programs

  • Management of aging and chronic diseases (CHD)
  • Economics and Business Law (ILO)
  • Banking, Accounting and Finance (TLF)

The  Postgraduate programs that are taught in foreign languages!

Masters (MSc)

The Teaching of English as a Foreign Language

School of Humanities

The main purpose of P.M.S. is the provision of specialized knowledge to graduates in the subject “Teaching English as a Foreign / International Language”, in accordance with the requirements of science and the modern needs of the market in Greece and internationally. The program is taught in English.

Teaching of German as a Foreign Language

School of Humanities

The main purpose of the Program is to provide specialized knowledge in the subject “Teaching German as a Foreign Language”, in accordance with the requirements of science and the modern needs of the labor market in Greece and internationally.

Teaching French as a Foreign Language

School of Humanities

The main purpose of MPS is the provision of specialized knowledge in the subject “Teaching French as a Foreign Language”, in accordance with the requirements of science and the modern needs of the labor market in Greece and internationally combining knowledge, innovative practices and digital skills, to provide high quality training following the developments that govern the modern professional environment. The language of instruction of P.M.S. is French.

Language Education for Refugees and Immigrants

School of Humanities

The program aims to provide specialized pedagogical knowledge to teachers of both levels of compulsory education (primary and secondary) and to higher education graduates who wish to teach, as well as to teachers involved in adult education in refugee or immigrant environments.

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

School of Social Sciences

The main purpose of P.M.S. is to equip students with the appropriate tools and knowledge to become efficient and competent executives of companies and organizations, to be able to evaluate and analyze external or internal data in any business environment in order to implement appropriate decisions.

MSc in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

School of Social Sciences

This Master’s Programme in Risk Management is designed around four year-long thematic units and a Master’s thesis, which capture the essential knowledge, and skills that are essential to a competent and contemporary Chief Risk Officer in any type of organization or enterprise. The Programme is designed to provide formal education contemporary Risk Management and its natural extensions to Crisis and Emergency Management to graduates.

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