Welcome to Protea!

An eLearning Platform for Citizen Engagement in AI


Meet the Protea eLearning Platform that hosts specialized courses on topics around Fairness, Accountability, Transparency and Ethics in AI – Human Interaction. You can create an account and enroll in courses of your choice! Complete the necessary reading, perform practical exercises and quizzes and get a certificate. Signed certification is generated and you can download a PDF format of your certificate. Courses are free and publicly available. Become a part of the community, discuss with other learners and the instructors using the specialized forums of our courses. Protea is offered in English and Greek.


Be a part of an ongoing research project and engage with us. Contribute to gaining valuable knowledge and information on hot topics on Fairness, Accountability, Transparency and Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Choose from a growing list of active research projects consisting of interactive studies and surveys to participate in. Protea will keep you up to date, by providing you the tools to enable the dissemination of the research results of the research studies you have contributed.


Are you a policymaker or developer? You can request a campaign or access to our research platforms and tools.

Meet Protea eLearning Platform

Register today and join the Protea community!

  • Gain knowledge on Fairness, Accountability, Transparency and Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
  • Become fAIre (CYENS CoE) and CyCAT (Open University of Cyprus) certified.
  • Get involved in the community of learners, educators and researchers.

Any question in mind?

Feel free to contact us! Your valuable questions and feedback are important to us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Protea is a sympraxis between the Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency (CyCAT) group at the Open University of Cyprus (OUC) and the Fairness and Ethics in AI – Human Interaction (fAIre MRG) team at CYENS Centre of Excellence (CYENS CoE). We are a team of researchers and educators focusing on issues of fairness, transparency and ethics in AI and more generally, promoting healthy and productive AI-Human relationships.

Protea is a platform for learning and conducting research on the human relationship with AI. If you want to learn more about how AI technologies that come into contact with the public everyday, and engage with other people who are passionate about this subject, Protea is for you!

Register now by creating a learner profile on Protea where you can enroll into specialized courses, track your progress and generate your certificates from your completed ones.

Protea courses have been developed by academics and researchers at the Open University of Cyprus and are running under the Protea platform. Certification is available through the Open University of Cyprus and the CYENS CoE.