About SEERC

The South-East European Research Centre (SEERC) is an overseas research centre of the University of Sheffield, established as a non-profit legal entity in Thessaloniki, Greece. The centre was founded by The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College in 2003.

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Brief Profile of SEERC

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SEERC Annual Report 2012

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SEERC Annual Report 2011

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SEERC Annual Report 2010

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SEERC Annual Report 2009

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SEERC Annual Report 2008

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SEERC Annual Report 2007

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Are you an ICT researcher or a business student? If so, come and join the tech-startup ICT2B program

Are you an ICT researcher or a business student? If so, come and join the tech-startup ICT2B program

Added on 21/10/2014
If you are an ICT researcher with proven work experience in EU-funded or National ICT research projects, or, if you are a student or recent graduate of a European Business University, then, register now for an intense three-day startup event which will take place on 20-22 February 2015 in Lufthansa Training & Conference Center at Seeheim, Germany.
PrESS

PrESS

Added on 20/10/2014
Scientific/academic knowledge and expertise provided by the higher education institutions can be used to provide solutions for the industry in relation to effective design and implementation of low carbon strategies and environmentally responsible practices. The industry provides the realistic setting where scientific knowledge can be applied – a process which is important for scientific scrutiny, replication, and development. In order to achieve environmentally sustainable company operations within the EU, it is necessary to build strong connections between related academic institutions and research centres and the world of work. PrESS responds to that need by aiming to enhance the skills of European SMEs in relation to environmental sustainability and growth.
Successful organization of  the “3rd Thessaloniki International Symposium in World Affairs”.

Successful organization of the “3rd Thessaloniki International Symposium in World Affairs”.

Added on 17/10/2014
"Thessaloniki International Symposium in World Affairs" was successfully organised for 3rd year in a row. The Symposium took place last Sunday October 12, at Olympion, Aristotelous Square.
New Book by SEERC’s PhD Graduate Dialechti Fotopoulou: The Case of MBAs in Greece: Their Impact on Managerial Practice

New Book by SEERC’s PhD Graduate Dialechti Fotopoulou: The Case of MBAs in Greece: Their Impact on Managerial Practice

Added on 14/10/2014
The Case of MBAs in Greece: Their Impact on Managerial Practice. This book explores the impact of the proliferation of MBA degrees on managerial practice, looking at the case of Greece. Originating in the United States, MBA degrees provide generic management education, in line with the emphasis on tertiary generic skills encountered in Liberal Market Economies (LMEs).
SEERC organized the 9th South East European Doctoral Student Conference (DSC 2014) with great success

SEERC organized the 9th South East European Doctoral Student Conference (DSC 2014) with great success

Added on 07/10/2014
On 25-26 September 2014 our research centre, SEERC organized the 9th South East European Doctoral Student Conference (DSC 2014) with great success. The event took place at the main campus of the University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College in Thessaloniki. With its programme divided in three thematic areas (Research tracks), the aim of the conference was to further facilitate the exchange of knowledge between young researchers and to consolidate the established network of scholars currently undertaking research in South East Europe.
3rd Thessaloniki International Symposium:

3rd Thessaloniki International Symposium: "The World in 2015 and Beyond"

Added on 02/10/2014
Within the framework of the celebrations of SEERC’s 10th anniversary we are co-organizing the “3rd Thessaloniki International Symposium: The world in 2015 and beyond” on Sunday October 12th at Olympion, Aristotelous Square.
6th Balkan Venture Forum – COINVEST Edition

6th Balkan Venture Forum – COINVEST Edition

Added on 18/09/2014
SEERC announces the possibility for Greek start-ups to participate at the Balkan Venture Forum - COINVEST Edition in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, on November 12-13, 2014 Continuing the success story of the former events of this prestigious investment forum, SEERC, the research centre of the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield - CITY College in Thessaloniki, in the framework of the ‘EU project VIBE – Venture Initiative in the Balkan Europe’ once more encourages Greek start-ups and innovative SMEs to register for the 6th Balkan Venture Forum - COINVEST Editionat the Perla Casino & Hotel in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, on 12-13 November 2014.
SEERC 10 Year Anniversary

SEERC 10 Year Anniversary

Added on 29/08/2014
A decade after the establishment of SEERC, we are proud to celebrate SEERC’s 10 Year Anniversary, a decade of progress and challenge. On this occasion, we are planning a series of events that will culminate in an invited lecture and a reception hosted by the Vice Chancellor at The University of Sheffield. Further details and more specific events will be announced in due time.
International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development-2015

International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development-2015

Added on 28/08/2014
The 8th international conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development. The conference is being hosted at the Management School, University of Sheffield on 18th and 19th June 2015.
Rearranging the puzzles of security in post-conflict democracies: a comparative study of the transformation and political integration of armed groups in Kosovo and FYR Macedonia

Rearranging the puzzles of security in post-conflict democracies: a comparative study of the transformation and political integration of armed groups in Kosovo and FYR Macedonia

Added on 17/07/2014
In the frame of the Research Students' Seminar Series at SEERC, we are pleased to announce a seminar to be delivered by Mr Armend Bekaj, PhD Student at SEERC on the topic: "Rearranging the puzzles of security in post-conflict democracies: a comparative study of the transformation and political integration of armed groups in Kosovo and FYR Macedonia". The seminar will take place on Thursday 17 July 2014, 16:00-17:00.