University of Peloponnese (UoP)

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University of Peloponnese
Abbreviation UoP
Formation 2001
Type University
Location Peloponnese, Greece

During the 12 years of its operation, the UOP has been very active in undertaking numerous projects, many in collaboration with other academic, regional or non-governmental organisations in Greece and internationally, targeting a wide variety of issues. In brief, UOP promotes Research and Development particularly in the field of ICT, education and social policy, by supporting related initiatives and projects of National and European implementation. On this ground, UOP has acquired a vast expertise in Operational Programs for Education and Lifelong Learning (mainly funded by the Hellenic Ministry of Education, the Hellenic Secretariat for Research and Technology, and the EU). A major line of the University’s R&D has focused on projects concerning: Formal, Informal and Distance Learning (Conventional and e-Learning forms); Social Discriminations, Migration and Citizenship; the Integration of the African Migrants in the Greek receiving Community, etc.

MINGLE Partner

UoP’s (University of Peloponnese, Greece) research team will be responsible for the content and the educational approach, and methodology of the learning application; the latter will address computer and language learning, as well as civic/legislation information for guidance of new comers in the host countries - the receiving labour markets and societies. Moreover, they will develop the methodology for evaluating the system during the pilot use phase.