University of Patras
The University of Patras was founded in the city of Patras in 1964 and it began functioning in the Academic year 1966-67. It currently employs 672 Faculty members, 155 Scientific staff members, 368 Administrative staff members and 2742 Researchers (as of 01.2017). It comprises 5 Schools with 24 Departments in total, offers 24 Undergraduate Programs of Studies, 45 Postgraduate Programs of Studies, 2284 Digital Courses and 251 Open Courses (as of 09.2015). UPAT has a great number of research, teaching and training links that support opportunities of creating successful collaboration with Institutions and Research Centres around the world. More than 400 agreements in 55 countries offer choices to strengthen mobility activities for Education, Training, Youth and Sports within the Erasmus+ Program by providing links between academic life and employability, by enhancing innovation and excellence in a campus which is international, vibrant and varied according to the principles of Internationalization. Within the framework of its internationalization strategy, UPAT has conducted a number of Bilateral and Cooperation Agreements with prestigious universities and research institutions abroad (such as Johns Hopkins Medical School and Centre of Hellenic Studies of Harvard University) in order to enhance academic quality and increase world-wide recognition.
OptionsNet is a dynamically growing Greek company which develops innovative Information Software Applications and Systems. Being connected with primary Research Institutes and big Greek IT corporations, the company has a significant track record of medium and large-scale ICT projects something that has been capitalized through the development of cutting-edge ICT products for various business sectors (Maritime, e-Health, Education, etc.).OPTIONSNET main expertise, is the design, development and deployment of software systems (Integrated Information Systems, Web and Mobile Applications, 3D Virtual World Systems, Smart IoT Systems).
University Institute of Maia
University Institute of Maia – ISMAI a private HEI located in Maia, near Porto. The university campus occupies an area of 70,000m2 and provides students with excellent infrastructures and leading-edge technological equipment. ISMAI is the 2nd largest private HEI in Portugal. It has more than 250 staff members and 4,000 students, and offers a wide range of 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle programmes in the fields of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Business Sciences, Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Communication Sciences and Information Technologies.
Despite being a relatively young institution, ISMAI has large number of ERASMUS students among their student population every year. Also, in terms of internationalization, ISMAI coordinates and participates in several different national and international research projects, including ERASMUS+, Horizon2020, EA Grants, among others, namely in the fields of Psychology, Sports Sciences and Business Studies.
Open University of Cyprus
The Open University of Cyprus is a young), dynamic and flexible public educational institution established in 2002 (first graduates 2008) to fill the need for open and distance education in the higher education system of the Republic of Cyprus. The academic programmes offered by OUC are international, well planned and career-oriented to correspond to the needs of the country and the public’s demand for upgrading knowledge and skills. As of the academic year 2018-2019, the Open University of Cyprus (OUC), has an enrolment of over 4500 students with 26, dynamic programmes of study. Aiming to become an attractive, regional, educational institution, OUC actively participates in several international university networks and educational associations. OUC has over 400 teaching and research staff; its student body is international; teaching languages are Greek and English.
Institute of Child Education and Psychology
Institute of Child Education and Psychology (ICEP) Europe are an independent SME offering online special education training and research services. Our team includes experienced clinical and research psychologists with expertise in the following areas:
Development, wellbeing, resilience and inclusion
Practitioner education and training,
Implementation science and evidence-based practice in children and youth services.
Founded in 2001, the Institute has become a trusted source of professional development for educators and allied professionals in Ireland, the UK and internationally, and to date has educated over 25,000 students from more than 60 countries worldwide. ICEP Europe permanent staff members include nine highly professional staff members, combining extensive and wide-ranging expertise and practical experience in the fields of online learning, learning technology, teacher training, psychology and allied sciences.
ICEP Europe also have a strong track record in research and have experience of national and cross-European research projects. ICEP Europe have involvement in several Erasmus+ projects and are currently embarking on a new Horizon2020 research programme.