farantakiIoanna Farantaki is a distinguished graduate of the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus. She participates at the Laboratory of Educational Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation (ERDIC) as assistant researcher at the Jean Monnet Networks "Nexus of European Centers Abroad for Research on EHEA ( NEAR-EU)".

In the past, she worked as an Intern at the European Office of Cyprus in Brussels, for nine months, where the field of her internship constituted, among others, the occupation with the funding opportunities provided by the European Union to its Member States, the provision of information and support to the office members as well as the representation of the office in various events.

During her undergraduate studies she was a member of SAFIA (Student Association for International Affair) in which she participated as a columnist. In addition, she participated as a columnist in the NGO of Ioannis Kapodistrias but also as a researcher in the Study Laboratory of BRICS of the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus. Finally, from the first years of her studies, she expressed a strong interest in participating in simulations in Greece and abroad, such as the European Parliament and NATO.