As part of a young, leading European University, UCRC focuses on the promotion of state-of-the-art research and the development of an outward-looking academic community, aiming to foster innovative ideas through notable synergies. UCRC houses 29 Laboratories, more than 40 Research Projects, and 5 MA Programmes, engaging young and experienced researchers in ambitious scientific research, in response to demanding societal challenges. More information on our members and activities can be found in our website.

UCRC is one of the partners of the project “Free your mind: Youth Activism in Southern Europe in Times of Dictatorship” (FYM).
Head of the UoC Project Team is Maria Kousis, Professor of Sociology and Director of UCRC (until 30-11-2021).
Members of the Project Team are:
– Nikos Papadakis (Professor of the Department of Political Science, Deputy Director of UCRC)
– Nikos Serdedakis (UCRC, Member of the Social Analysis and Applied Social Research Laboratory)
– Eleni Katsarou, Head of the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, Member of the Teaching Practicum and Educational Research Laboratory
– Panagiota Vlachaki (UCRC, Member of Research Support Unit)
– Ioanna Kaiserli (UCRC, Member of Research Support Unit)
– Dimitris Sakellaridis (UCRC, member of IT support)
Project duration: from 22-2-2021 to 21-8-2022


Research Support Unit: tel. 28310-77102, email: research-support@keme.uoc.gr
Address: Gallos Campus, Rethymno, Post Code 74100
Project Scientific Lead: Prof. Maria Kousis email: kousism AT uoc.gr