Andreas Andreou

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Andreas Andreou
Andreas Andreou
Period at FWC July - September 2012, March 2014 - Oct 2017
Field of Study Humanities
Sending University University of Essex
Local Mentor Yiannis Laouris,
Danae Psilla
Involvement at FWC Strengthening Asylum, Global Education Unit



Andreas Andreou served at Future Worlds Center for three months as an Intern during 2012. His involvement was mainly in the Strengthening Asylum but he has also undertaken various tasks in the organization. Moreover, he participated in two seminars organized by Future Worlds Center; SDDP Youth envisage and design their ideal future (Paphos, 17/07/2012 – 22/07/2012) and Reinventing Democracy in the digital revolution era (Nicosia, 14-15/09/2012). In March 2014 he returned to the organisation and he is working on different projects.

Short Bio

Mr Andreas Andreou was born in Nicosia in 1991. He studied BA Humanities at the University of Essex. He graduated in July 2013 and he received the Dissertation Prize of his School for his thesis ‘Fygostratia, Punishing Anti-military conscience in the Republic of Cyprus’. In 2010 he published his first research book ‘ΒΕΡΕΓΓΑΡΙΑ, Το Ξενοδοχείο των Βασιλιάδων' (‘Berengaria, The Hotel of the Kings’) (www.veregaria.iwrite.gr) which received an amazing interest from the local media and the public.

Education and Training

University of Essex, UK
BA Humanities 2010-2013,
Principal Subjects: Sociology, Philosophy, French, Psychoanalysis


Participation in Seminars/Trainings

- Εκπαιδεύοντας για τα Δικαιώματα και τις Ελευθερίες
28 February 2015, 1 March 2015, Nicosia
Organizer: NGO Aequitas
- GlobaLab: Promoting Active Global Citizenship among Young Europeans
27 April - 4 May, Lithuania
- 6th Educational Seminar Series for Cyberethics Helpline Operators
12 June - 3 July 2015, Nicosia
- Youth of the World! Ενσωμάτωση της Παγκόσμιας Ευαισθητοποίησης στην εργασία με νέους
25 June 2015, Nicosia
- Cyprus Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Education and Research (3CE)
Target Group Information Day
30 June 2015, Supreme Court, Nicosia

List of SDDs participated and co-facilitated

Date Type Location Participants Project Triggering Question Title of SDDP Role(s)
2012/09/18-22 Design Paphos, Cyprus 24 Participants Youth envisage and design their ideal future (YiA 5.1) The project aims to generate an online platform for the collection and exchange of views of young people regarding the concept of active citizenship and actively engage youth in the development. Participant
2012/09/14-15 Design Nicosia, Cyprus 24 Participants SDDP Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era What are the features of an ideal future system of governance that fully utilizes innovative emerging technologies? Participant
2015/07/09 Design TEPAK, Limassol, Cyprus Kids as creators, designers, coders, authors etc
With the aim of... Recorder, Workshop Coordinator

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Skills and Competencies

  • Research

- Experienced in: Market/Social Research Ӏ Quantitative & Qualitative Approaches Ӏ Data Analysis and Presentation Ӏ Report Writing Ӏ Online Tools Ӏ Academic and Field Research Ӏ Archival Research Ӏ Interviews Ӏ Questionnaire Design/Analysis Ӏ Diary Study and Analysis

  • Communication and Interpersonal

-Interviewed live on TV programmes and gave press interviews/presentations to promote book
-Liaised with publishing company, bookshops and media, achieving successful book promotion

  • Organisational and Team Work

-Organised a promotional event (presentation) for book launch, attended by 70 people
-Worked productively in various types of teams – from research teams to seminar groups