International Hellenic University
The International Hellenic University (IHU) is one of Greece’s largest universities, with 9 Schools and 33 Departments covering a broad range of disciplines. The main campus is located in two hubs in the city of Thessaloniki while it has facilities, educational and administrative, in a total of seven cities (Kavala, Serres, Drama, Katerini, Edessa, Kilkis, Didymoteicho).
IHU includes the University Center of International Programmes of Studies which is based in Thessaloniki and aims to provide higher education, in a foreign language (English), to Greeks and foreigners.
Furthermore, IHU has over 40 advanced research laboratories and offers over 50 Post-Graduate Master Programs, some of which are inter-university or interdisciplinary, with 22 of them being offered in English. There are still a number of collaborations with universities and research centers in Greece and abroad, as well as memorandums of cooperation signed with academic and social organizations, which strengthen its position both in the Greek and European higher education.
Hellenic Colloids & Interface Society
The Hellenic Colloids & Interface Society is a scientific society founded in 2019 and is a non-profit association.
Its aim is to bring together those involved in the field of colloids and interfaces and is addressed to all scientists from both academia and business.
In addition, it contributes to the participation and organization of research activities that promote the science of colloids as well as to the strengthening of communication between the members of the scientific community.
Its purpose is the fruitful dialogue and the exchange of views as well as the cooperation between its members. It is aimed at both young and experienced scientists and researchers. Among the actions was the organization of the 35th International Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS), which was held with great success in Athens, Greece, from 5 to 10 September 2021.
It provides fellowships to PhD Candidates to attend conferences to give them a boost in their first steps into the world of inquiry, questioning and discovery. To this day, it continues to give scholarships for domestic and foreign conferences to PhD candidates who are members of the Society.