Funded Research

Center of Excellence

Food, Tourism
& Leisure

Fostering sustainable growth and innovation through research, teaching, and public outreach, we maintain an outward, global approach, a focus on the need for business growth, and a dedicated interest in society.


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The Center of Excellence in Food Tourism & Leisure (CoEFTL) comprises a multidisciplinary team spanning marketing, management, sustainability, psychology, communication, and more, focusing on innovative solutions. Our research informs strategic decision-making, tailored for efficiency, guided by transparency and accountability. Explore our funded partnerships in prestigious programs like ERASMUS+, Horizon Europe, and Interreg MED, among others.



The Center of Excellence in Food Tourism & Leisure (CoEFTL) invests in research with significant social and cultural impacts, addressing challenges in the food and agriculture systems, new travel trends and evolving leisure patterns. Our work focuses on human and social needs, contributing to social progress. Explore our research that addresses socioeconomic challenges for meaningful societal change and trace collaborative opportunities for researchers with aligned interests.



The Center of Excellence in Food Tourism & Leisure (CoEFTL) prioritizes high-quality academic research. We generate new knowledge that advances scientific understanding with important managerial and practical implications. Explore our extensive portfolio of publications to discover how our research is shaping the food, tourism, hospitality and leisure landscapes. We actively seek networking opportunities and value international and interdisciplinary collaboration.


latest news
The Center of Excellence for Food, Tourism & Leisure (CoEFTL) is proud to announce the participation of Loudovikos-Dimitrios Liossis at the II International Congress on...
The Center of Excellence in Food, Tourism & Leisure (CoEFTL) recently participated in transformative dialogue at the LIKE-A-PRO Consortium Meeting in Wuppertal, Germany. Our Executive...
The Front Runners in Sports Management 5.0 conference, a collaborative initiative by the Deree Sports Management Program, the Deree Sports Management Student Society, the Center...
Discover a fresh perspective on creative advertising with Dr. Georgia-Zozeta Miliopoulou‘s latest release, “Creative Advertising Concept and Copy: A Practical, Multidisciplinary Approach“. Published by Routledge,...

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6 Gravias Street 

Aghia Paraskevi 153 42 

Athens, Greece