Research Centre

Research Centre 

The Research Centre of ACC Akademia College was initiated in 2019 and is distinguished for its professional management, integrity and expertise, enabling successful completion of its diverse activities. Primarily as a research incubator, it plays a vital role in the further development of academic activities (including academic and research workshops and guest lectures) within the College.


To be recognised as an innovative and creative Research Centre in the region and internationally in the fields of hospitality and tourism.


To strengthen the research culture through distinctive, collaborative and interdisciplinary research for the benefit of the faculty, industry and wider community.


  • Carry out excellent, applied, collaborative research so as to be considered a point of reference for the hospitality and tourism sectors at national, regional and international level.

  • Participate and present in international conferences, and build strong networks and partnerships with like-minded professionals.

  • Publish original research articles in international journals on a yearly basis and produce conference proceedings.

  • Promote international cooperation in teaching, research and other fields of mutual interest with European and international academic institutions, international organisations and non-profit organisations.

  • Develop networks between the research centre and other research centres in the public and private sectors – locally, nationally and internationally.

  • Invite prominent scholars for specialised guest lectures and seminars and provide opportunities to the faculty and students to interact with international academics.

  • Seek out funding opportunities from European and Cypriot funding agencies for research projects.

  • Support the development of new and existing academic programmes and curriculums based on research findings.

  • Consult, advise and provide recommendations to bridge the gap between the current and desired situation in the hospitality and tourism sector based on research findings.

The Research Centre of ACC Akademia College is interested in the below research areas:

Hospitality Management & Education

Tourism & Hospitality

Human Resource Management

Training & Development                                                                               


                                                                                     Dr Eirini Daskalaki Academic Director &

Head of Research Centre