Frequently Asked Questions
Who can use our services?
The Counseling & Accessibility Unit addresses its services to students with psychosocial difficulties, and learning disabilities. Bachelor or Master Students from all the Democritus University departments, located in four cities (Xanthi, Komotini, Alexandroupoli, Orestiada) can benefit from DOSYP’s services.
The services are provided free of charge.
Who are the members of the team?
DOSYP activities are supervised by members of the Democritus University academic personnel, with relevant scientific field and the team consists of:
The Counseling and Psychosocial Support department: Psychiatrist, Psychologists and Social Workers.
The Accessibility department: Electrical and Computer engineers
What kind of services does DOSYP provide?
■ Individual and group Counselling in order to support students who face difficulties in their everyday lives
■ Specialized Technology, which provides accessible learning processes for students with disabilities.
■ Building and other infrasructure accessibility study
■ Preventive interventions and activities, aiming at students’ empowerment, so as they can develop their abilities.
■ Volunteer network
■ Networking with health and social services in their area.
Are there specific requirements in order to use DOSYP services?
No, there are not specific requirements. DOSYP supports students facing difficulties during their studies. Every issue which is important for a student, deserves attention and support.
How can I make an appointment with DOSYP?
By addressing at the Call Centre and then dialing the number of the Main Hub or of one of the other departments which correspond to the city of your University. Deal (1) for the main Hub in Komotini, (2) for Alexandroupoli, (3) for Xanthi and (4) for Orestiada. Alternatively, you can send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. After you have applied for a service we call you again to inform you about the details of your appointment.
You can always visit our Departments to meet us in person at the working hours.
How can I apply for DOSYPs activities?
By addressing at the Call Centre and then dialing the number of the Main Hub or of one of the other departments which correspond to the city of your University. Deal (1) for the main Hub in Komotini, (2) for Alexandroupoli, (3) for Xanthi and (4) for Orestiada. Alternatively, you can send an email at email@example.com.
How can I become a member of the volunteer group?
By using all the communication types described above (by telephone, e- mail, sending a message at our facebook), σ) filling the volunteer form you will find at the Volunteering section and by joining us at educatory activities, seminars, workshops, talks, organized especially for the volunteers of DOSYP.
What about confidentiality?
Personal data that DOSYP collects and processes are only the necessary ones, in order for the goal of the service to be fulfilled and in terms of the specific legal context.
DOSYP processes the data they receive from the applicants after they fill an application form. This consists the following data:
- ID Information
- Contact Information
- Health Information
If permission is required, DOSYP follows all the legal procedures in order to certify it.
Personal data are collected according to the General Code for Personal Data and the existing national legislation, either in the beginning of your cooperation with DOSYP or during the cooperation, and can be processed under legal conditions:
- Your consent, when you apply for DOSYP services
- The fulfillment of duty for the public interest and execution of your legal obligation, according to the demands of the Partnership Agreement for the Human Resources Development, education and lifelong learning.