MSc in Media & Refugee / Migration Flows

Teaching Staff

The MSc Media and Refugee / Migration Flows contains four (4) common Core Courses in the autumn semester, two (2) courses per Specialisation in the summer semester, as well as a Summer School in Mytilene, Lesvos. The coordinators and teaching staff of each of the courses can be found below.

CORE COURSES during the autumn semester

1. Forced Migration

Coordinator: Assistant Professor Nikos Papanastasiou (NKUA)

Teaching Staff: 

2. International, European and National Law on Refugees / Migration Flows

Coordinator: Dr. Anastasia Chalkia (Greek Commission for Human Rights)

Guest Speakers:

3. Refugee / Migration Flows – Old and New Media

Coordinator: Assistant Professor Pantelis Vatikiotis (Panteion University)

Teaching Staff:

  • Roy Panagiotopoulou (Professor Emerita of Sociology, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, University of Athens)

Guest Speakers

4. Methodology of Qualitative Social Research

Coordinator: Professor George Pleios(NKUA)

Teaching Staff:


SPECIALISATION 1 – News Media of Refugee Flows

1. Digital Journalism and Refugee / Migration Flows

Coordinator: Assistant Professor Marina Rigou (NKUA)

Teaching Staff: 

2. Investigative Journalism and Refugee / Migration Flows

Coordinator: Professor George Pleios (NKUA)

Teaching Staff: 

  • Professor Nikos Fokas (Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest)
  • Assistant Professor Ioanna Kostarella (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)


SPECIALISATION 2 – Communication Management of Refugee / Migration Flows

1. Strategic Communication and Utilisation of European Resources

Coordinator: Laboratory and Teaching Staff Dr. Savvatou Tsolakidou (NKUA)

Teaching Staff: 

2. Public Relations and Perception Management of the Refugee / Migration Policy

Coordinator: Assistant Professor Katerina Stavrianea (NKUA)

Teaching Staff: 

  • Dr. Sophia Kanaouti (NKUA)
  • Professor Rodoula Tsiotsou (University of Macedonia)



Coordinators: To be announced.