The Practical Exercise of Sociologists Students in a Public/Private Sector Business or a Non-Governmental Organization is held, after a call for participation, during the Winter and Spring Semester of each Academic Year. It is a course of choice, lasting 3 months and the working hours of the students are 20 hours a week. The University insures and compensates students for their participation in the program.
The internal selection criteria concern: (a) the prerequisite courses defined by the sectors; and (b) the number of teaching units. Priority to participate in the practical training of the Department of Sociology is the graduate students. In addition to some positions, basic knowledge of computer skills and satisfactory English language skills is required. The positions offered by the agencies are focused on research, secretarial support, human resources management and public relations. Practical Exercise is carried out at all universities through the Central Support System for Students Exercise under the name ATLAS and for this reason the registration of the students is required at https://submit-atlas.grnet.gr, in the category undergraduate student. For any questions or clarifications related to their registration, students may contact the Assistance Office at 215 215 7860, Mon-Fri. 09: 00-17: 00.
The choice of the students is made after an interview conducted by the supervisors. The General Assembly of the department has appointed as a supervisor of the trainee students one faculty member from each field as follows:
Department of General Sociology: Professor Tryfonas Costopoulos
Department of Social Morphology: Assistant Professor Christos Xanthopoulos
Department of Modern Greek Society: Associate Professor Miltiadis Kipas
Criminology Department: Professor Grigoris Lazos
The Practical Exercise is conducted under the direction of the Scientific Coordinator. The General Assembly has appointed Professor Tryfon Kostopoulos as Scientific Coordinator.