Training services

ahedd provides a number of training programs across various educational levels (MSc, PhD, etc.) and thematic areas that relate to Data Science, Computer Science, Telecommunications, and Applied Informatics among others.

Research & Academia (including Public Private Initiatives)

  • Master Level Program in Data Science: NCSR-D, which is a founding member of ahedd, co-organizes the MSc in Data Science in collaboration with the University of Peloponnese (a Greek Public University). This is a two-year program including 3 semesters of courses and one semester for the MSc thesis. The interdisciplinarity of the program provides the potential for young students to learn data management and analysis applications in different domains such as health, environment, energy and security.
  • Collaborative PhD Program in Computer Science: NCSR-D has also initiated, since 2007, an ambitious PhD scholarship program collaborating with universities in UK, USA & Canada in fields related to artificial intelligence, telecommunications.


NCSR-D organizes seminars for professionals working in industry that require expert knowledge in certain domains such as health, robotics and telecommunications. More specifically, NCSR-D’s IIT is collaborating with the non-profit organisation SciFY (co-founded by one IIT post-doc researcher) during the last 5 years, to create digital products and services exploiting research results. Since 2017, SciFY organizes the SciFY Academy seminars, to train SMEs on Digital and Entrepreneurial Skills. IIT co-oranised several of these seminars (AI school for Business, AI and Digital Humanities, AI and news and media, e-health), extending further its network with SMEs.


Since 2012 NCSR-D IIT has organized and implemented annual certified seminars (320 hours of teaching & 120 hours of internship) in the field of ICT and Special Education. The seminar is taking place at the premises of NCSR ‘Demokritos’ and it is mainly addressed to teachers and professional in the field of mental health of children and youth. Additionally, the Institute has also organized and implemented annual free seminars at the same field.