Nektaria Palaiologou is Associate Professor at the School of Humanities at Hellenic Open University (HOU), former Assoc. Professor at the School of Education at the University of Western Macedonia (UoWM) until 2020. Currently she is the Director of Language Education for Refugees and Migrants (L.R.M.) international master Programme at HOU.

In 2018 she was appointed as one of the two Vice Presidents of the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE). She is also serving as Editor in Chief at the Intercultural Education Journal, Taylor and Francis, Routledge and is also Editorial Board member on frequent basis at seven international journals. She has edited three books in English and three books in Greek (as co-writer), translated and edited two significant books in Greek language (i.e. James Banks 2007 and Jagdish Gundara 2001)

Nektaria has been participating as member of the scientific team at 10 international European projects in the past with UoWM as partner, in the field of Intercultural Education, Migration, Refugee Education Studies, in collaboration with European Universities and Organizations. Currently, with HOU as partner she participates at three European projects, one HORIZON 2020 project and two Erasmus + projects.

Nektaria has published extensively at international journals (approx. 700 international references) on issues about Intercultural Education, Immigrant and Refugee Education, Teacher Education.