Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean

Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean

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The Department of Cultural Technology and Communication (D.C.T.C) was founded in 2000. It is a part of the School of Social Sciences and is located in Mytilini. Its mission is to educate people capable of responding to the contemporary needs of society and economy that derive from the rapid development of Informatics and Communication Technologies. It therefore creates new study directions contributing to the financial development of the country and its entrance to Information Society. D.C.T.C. also encourages interest in interdisciplinary fields and directions (Cultural Studies, Informatics and Multimedia Technologies).

The Department of Cultural Technology and Communication provides a solid social science education combined with informatics and multimedia applications. The Department embraces this changing world, providing students with an environment for creative thinking and applied skills to face a competitive global market. D.C.T.C. graduates prepare for the future by acquiring theoretical knowledge and technological expertise to become members of dynamic markets and engage in various fields of culture, multimedia and communication. In other words, the Department responds to the needs of "digital culture", combining the production of quality content with informatics technologies and multimedia. To sum up, the Department covers the field of Cultural Studies with a special emphasis on culture and cultural heritage, communication, promotion of cultural products and cultural administration, promoting at the same time the science of Informatics, with an emphasis on the production of multimedia applications and the Internet.