Call for applications for academic year 2022-2023

Become a UX/UI Designer, study at the HCI Master at the University of Patras. Admissions now open.

Note: This year (2021-22) the courses were run face-to-face. As from next year, we expect some changes in the modality of postgraduate studies in Greek Universities that may allow us to run this program online, as most of our students have asked. We will keep you updated on this.

We announce that applications for admission of new students for the 2022-2023 …

Best paper award for our student Semira Evangelou

Our master student Semira Evangelou with other members of the research group under the supervision of Prof. Michalis Xenos received the best paper award for their paper :

A Serious Game for Mobile Phones used in a Software Engineering Course: Usability Evaluation and Educational Effectiveness

that was presented in the EDUCON2021 – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference that took place in Wien/online in April 2021.

Picture of Semira Evangelou

Call for applications for academic year 2021-2022

We announce that applications for admission of new students for the 2021-2022 HCI Master in Human-Computer Interaction will be accepted starting June 1st 2021.

The eligibility criteria and the submission process are outline in the admissions 2021 page.

Applications will be accepted in two phases. Deadline for 1st call is July 15th 2021. The deadline for the second call is August 31st, 2021.…

Student projects presented at the PCI’2020 conference

Two projects of the Master’s students of the course HCI205 Ubiquitous Computing were accepted and presented at this year’s Panhellenic Conference on Informatics.

The conference papers were:

“On the Extension of the Haar Cascade Algorithm for Face Recognition: Case Study and Results”, by Evangelos Michos, Stamatios Gkoumas, Ioanna Siakampeti and Christos Fidas


“On the Effectiveness of Low-Cost Face Recognition with Deep Learning”
by Theodoros Georgakopoulos, Maria Koutroumani, Theodoros Moulias and Christos Fidas

Many congratulations to our students …

Second call for applications

We announce a 2nd phase of call for admission of new students for the 2020-2021 HCI Master in Human-Computer Interaction.

Deadline for the 2nd phase is August 31st, 2020

Apply for admission of new students for the course starting in October 2020…

Location-based experiences

The following location-based experiences have been designed and developed as team projects for the 2019-2020 HCI Master’s course “HCI208: Design of Location-based applications”. All these experiences are developed through the augmented reality (AR) software platform, named Taleblazer

To play the games, download the Taleblazer app on your mobile device and enter each game’s “game code”.

The following map presents the points where the location-based experiences can be played.

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See the games…

Changes in program of study for 2020-2021

We announce the program of study for the academic year 2020-2021.

The program contains a number of new courses that will be taught for the
first time, these include courses on

  • information visualization,
  • front-end web programming,
  • statistical methods in HCI,
  • human-robot interaction*.

These new courses we hope will improve substantially the experience and
extend the available options of courses for the new students that we
welcome for the next academic year.

Another new aspect of the program is that …

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