Thessaloniki 2020

LEO-NET Annual Seminar

Thessaloniki April 1-3, 2020

Preliminary programme

DateApril 1th - 3th, 2020
VenueUniversity of Macedonia
156, Egnatia str. 54636 Thessaloniki, Greece
Contact@ Leo-Net secretariat - - +31402474336

April 1th (12.00 – 20.00)

12:00 – 12:45       Registration

12.45 – 13.15: Introduction to the seminar

13.15 – 13.30: Welcome by the University of Macedonia

13.30 – 13.45: Presentation of the Greek situation about youth employment, traineeship possibilities

13.45 – 14.45:  ‘Mobility for all’, taking the ERASMUS + programme to the next level – European Commission – DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture

14:45 – Coffee break

15.15 – 16.30:  European statute for trainees – European Commission – DG Employment

17.30 – 18.30: Guided city walk

18.30 – 20.00: Meet & Greet your international trainees

April 2th (09.00 – 17.00)

09.00 – 10.30: Project presentations / partner search

10:30 – Coffee break

11.00 – 13.00: Workshop “Apply design thinking to embrace education challenges”

13:00 – Lunch

14.30 – 17.00: Views of a company (IBM) and future EU members (Balkan States)

19.00: – Social programme – Cooking workshop on the Greek Kitchen and dinner

April 3th (09.00 – 13.00)

09.00 – 10.00: Leo-Net member meeting

10.00 – 11.00: Results of the Call for proposals – contributions of members   

10.30 – 11.00: Session about synergies between international offices, career centers, alumni associations

11:00 – Coffee break

11.30 – 12.45: A visionary view about future education, employment, society

12.45 – 13.00: Wrap up and closing

Practical details

Contact: @ Leo-Net secretariat  – +31402474336
Venue:University of Macedonia 156, Egnatia str. 54636 Thessaloniki, Greece

Seminar fees

 Seminar 1-3 April
Leo-Net member Early Bird (deadline 01.03.2020)€ 395
Leo-Net member € 475
Non Leo-Net member € 590

Seminar fees include:

Refreshments during seminarXXX
Social programme / dinnerX
  • Fees do not include accommodation and travel.
  • For participants who decide to become a LEO-NET member at time of their registration the seminar fee for LEO-NET members will be applicable!
  • Participants will receive a 20% reduction on their seminar fee if they bring along another colleague from their institution!

No VAT applicable.

How to get to Thessaloniki

Airport Macedonia: Thessaloniki’s international airport “Macedonia” is located 15km from the centre of the city and has a very good connection with other airports. Please visite:

How to get to the University of Macedonia or the centre from the airport:
Transit bus service is provided between the Airport and the city of Thessaloniki, with connections to the Central Railway Station and the “Makedonia” Regional Bus Terminal (KTEL)

Bus no X1 to “Panepistimio Makedonias” bus stop.
Bus service runs every 30 minutes and the journey to the city center takes about 40 minutes.
Bus Route Nr. X1 “KTEL – Airport”
Bus Route Nr. N1 “KTEL – Airport” (Night Service)

Thessaloniki Eastbound Service (via “IKEA” terminal  city bus station)
Bus Route Nr. 79  “IKEA – Airport”
From “IKEA” bus no.2K to “Panepistimio Makedonias” bus stop.

24/7 metered taxi service is available outside the “Makedonia” Airport Terminal Building. The journey from (to) the Airport to (from) the centre of Thessaloniki is about 30 minutes, depending on the traffic. The fare to and from the airport is normally between 20-30 euro.

How to get to Thessaloniki FROM ATHENS

From El Venizelos Airport (Athens)

By Intercity Bus
From “Kiffisoss bus station”. For further information please visit the following site:

By train
From “LARISIS RAILWAY STATION” (Athens).  Trip last from 4.15 to 6 hours. For further information please visite the following site:

Hotel Suggestions

Single room 59 EUR
Double room 76  EUR

Single room 60
Double room 70

Electra Palace
Classic room 110
Premium room 130

Mediterranean Palace
Single room  100
Double room  115

Colors Urban Hotel
Single room  110
Double room 115

Colors Thessaloniki Living
Single room 71
Double room  75

Colors Central Ladadika
Single room  78
Double room  82

In any case if anyone is interested to reserve a room from the above it would be useful to mention that its the prices for the UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA