Georgios Terzis


Georgios Terzis is a Professor in Communications at the Brussels School of Governance. He did postdoctoral research at University of Pennsylvania and University of Oxford on media and security, he received his Ph.D. in Communication Science from the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel, and he studied Journalism and Mass Communication in Greece, UK, USA and The Netherlands.

Throughout his academic career his research focused on media and security, research and media ethics, media governance, journalism and participatory communication, disinformation and media literacy, risk and crisis communication, science communication, science diplomacy and international academic cooperation, the role of art and culture in conflict resolution, cultural diplomacy, and the right not to access the internet.

He has been teaching and doing research in communication departments of many universities for more than 25 years. He has been involved in more than 20 international research projects and networks.

He is also the founding Chair of the Journalism Studies Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association, and has been working as a reviewer for most of the major publishing houses and journals in the communication science field, as well as for the European Commission and the Council of Europe.

List of publications (on VUB publications platform)

Featured publications


ReMeD: Resilient Media for Democracy in the Digital Age

Period March 2023 - February 2026
Funded By

Funded by EU

TITAN - AI for Citizen Intelligent Coaching against Disinformation

Period September 2022 - August 2025
Funded By

Funded by EU

EDMO BELUX - European Digital Media Observatory for Belgium and Luxembourg

Period October 2021 - March 2024
Funded By

Co-funded by the EU

Revisiting the Past, Anticipating the Future (RePAST)

Period May 2018 - April 2021
Funded By

European Commission

European leadership in Cultural, Science, and Innovation Diplomacy (EL-CSID)

Period March 2016 - February 2019
Funded By

European Commission - Horizon 2020