Call for Participation

TEI of Ionian Islands with the co-financing of the European Social Fund and the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports will implement at the Prefecture of Cephalonia and under the Act “Promotion of the TEI of Ionian Islands as an International Pole of Education and Innovation” the following program of Summer School, therefore it proceeds to the publication of the call for participation for prospective interested trainees.

  • The program is addressed to:
  1. Employees and executives of public and private sector, NGOs, entrepreneurs, employees and executives of the tourism industry stakeholders, local government, employers in management bodies of protected areas.
  2. Graduates and holders of master degrees, with a broader background of sustainable management and sustainable tourism.
  3. Students with a relevant scientific object.

  • A prerequisite to participate in the program is that the candidates:
  1. Have academic knowledge in the following subject areas: protection and environmental management, sustainable development and tourism economy.
  2. Have professional knowledge in the following subject areas: environment and tourism activities.

  • The main purpose of the Summer School is to educate and inform the people interested in tourism industry (local administration, travel agencies, hotels, environmental and educational bodies) and involved in coastal area of ​​the Region of Ionian Islands, and in particular areas of NATURA 2000 which are under protection. Education for sustainable tourism will be based on the principles of sustainable management of natural resources, the environment in general and cultural heritage, aiming at strengthening the local economic and social prosperity. The integration of new technologies and practices that promote a "green" tourism model is a priority for coastal protected areas in Greece and for this reason the people interested will actively contribute towards this direction.

  • Participants will be given a gross allowance of 4.00 € for every hour of training (total gross amount: 240,00 € per person). Entitled to receive financial aid are those who attended the summer school cycle 2012 and received the relevant training allowance and those involved in other activities of the program "Promotion of the TEI of Ionian Islands as an International Pole of Education and Innovation".

  • The total duration of each of the two Summer Schools on Organic Farming will be of two (2) weeks and six (6) hours per day.

  • Right for absence: 6 hours (10% of the monitoring hours).

  • Applications procedure:
  1. Deadlines for applications: from 10.06.2013 to 20.07.2013
  2. How to download the applications:
    1. Online through website:
    2. From the Secretary of the Department "Environmental Technology and Ecology," New Building TEI of Ionian Islands (region Panagoula), PC 29100, Zante
      1. In person from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 14:30 at the Secretariat of the Department of Environmental Technology and Ecology, New Building TEI of Ionian Islands (region Panagoula), PC 29100, Zante.
      2. By post to the address above, with the indication "For the Summer School of Sustainable Tourism Development in Insular Coastal Protected Areas", date receipt by the TEI on 20/07/2013.
      3. Online by e-mail to: th.aeiforia @

  1. Documents’ submission: candidate’s application form and photocopies of diplomas, certificates of attendance etc.

In case of acceptance, the participants' have the responsibility to provide certified copies of all the necessary documents before summer school starts.

  • Procedure and criteria for selection

The selection criteria are:

  1. The relevance of the training subject to the object of study and / or work
  2. The work experience
  3. Those who attended the summer school 2012 and received the relevant training allowance are not entitled to apply. Neither are entitled those involved in actions of the program "Promotion of Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands as an International Pole Education and Innovation" and they receive a salary from it.

  • Selection Procedure
  1. Lists of candidates who meet the qualifications’ selection
  2. Lists of evaluation according to the application and the criteria selection

  • Information

At the Secretariat of the Department, Mrs. Paraschi and Ntouzevits, tel 26950-24941-2.