In the new international environment of education, Greek universities are responding by organizing Postgraduate Programs of Studies in all scientific fields. The guiding principle remains the interdisciplinary approach and high quality infrastructure. Many of the MSc programs are English-language, encouraging distance learning and often oriented towards green development, new technologies and humanities studies with a new interdisciplinary approach.
The MSc “Applied Mathematics” was established and has been operating continuously since 2015 as an interdepartmental MSc supported by the Departments of Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering and Environmental Engineering of the Democritus University of Thrace. It is part of the strategic planning of the University of Thessaloniki. It is governed by scientific coherence and aims, among other things, at the high level of specialization of graduates in theoretical and applied areas of specific disciplines.
The Department of Economics and Sustainable Development of the School of Environment, Geography and Applied Economics of Harokopio University, organizes and operates a Postgraduate Studies Program (MSc) entitled “Education and Culture“. The objective of the MSc is the scientific specialization of graduates of Universities and Higher Technological Educational Institutions in education and culture, which concern children and young people with or without special educational needs.The program awards a Master’s Degree in the specialisations a) Pedagogical Psychology and Educational Practice, b) Administration and Management of Educational Units, c) Cultural Education
The Hellenic Open University, the predominantly public higher education institution in open and distance education, offers 3 Undergraduate, 1 Special and 35 Postgraduate Programs of Studies in the spring semester of the academic year 2023-2024. ΗΟU is an excellent choice for those seeking a quality and flexible education, while giving everyone the opportunity to “Turn a new page in their lives” and see their careers and potential take off.
Our country has a long tradition in maritime shipping and the relevant studies open up professional opportunities. The University of Piraeus and the Hellenic Naval Academy, the two institutions with the longest tradition in the field of shipping, jointly organize the Inter-institutional Postgraduate Program“Marine Science & Technology Management”with specializations on “Management and Economics in Marine Science”and “Management in Naval Technology”.
The English-language Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program “MSc in Shipping & Sea Transports: Economics & Politics” is a new program which combines teaching elements from three distinct yet interrelated scientific fields: Economics of Sea Transport and Shipping, Logistics, and International Relations. Therefore it is jointly organized by the Department of International and European Studies and the Department of Economics at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki (Greece).
The increasing challenges facing the sector of economic activities in the maritime coastal area and the port sector are shaping new data to which tomorrow’s executives are called upon to provide solutions and perspectives. The Postgraduate Program “Port Management and coastal economy” is offered by the Department of Maritime Studies of the University of Piraeus and provides theoretical and practical knowledge and skills at the postgraduate level in the fields of Coastal Economy, Port Economics and Policy, Management and Operation of ports and port facilities and Port Logistics Management.
The European Erasmus-Mundus Programme on Biomedical Engineering (EMMBIOME), is a collaborative initiative offered by three distinguished European universities: University of Kragujevac (Serbia), University of Patras (Greece), and Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi (Romania).
Objectives of the MSc-BME: EMMBIOME pioneers a cutting-edge curriculum in Biomedical Engineering. This interdisciplinary program equips students with the skills needed to address complex health challenges through advanced engineering solutions.
One of the most important sectors of the Greek economy is the Pharmaceutical Industry, as well as other health sectors and they contribute to progress and development for the benefit of society as a whole. The students of the Master of Science (MSc) “Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology” are trained to use and apply various (analytical, spectroscopic, biochemical) and synthetic molecules (or obtained from natural sources) for the study of biological systems implicated in several diseases and in, based on this study, development of potent compounds for possible clinical use.
The Program titled “Applied Biochemistry: Clinical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Products”is organized by the Department of Chemistry of the University of Patras and of the Institute of Biosciences and Applications of NCSR “Demokritos”. The program is designed to provide graduate students with the most up-to-date scientific knowledge and laboratory skills in the field of “Applied Biochemistry”, while at the same time ensuring the development of their related communication and computing skills.
The Master Program (MSc) on “Health Promotion in Third Age” – brought by University of West Attica– is an innovative and specialized education designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to promote health, wellness, autonomy, and dignity protection in the elderly.It is designed to provide high quality postgraduate education to students who have a particular interest in health promotion in old age through a multidisciplinary approach.
The purpose of the Postgraduate Program in Applied Gerontology and Geriatrics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is to cultivate and promote knowledge and research in the scientific fields of geriatrics, gerontology, as well as the social and psychological problems that arise. In addition, the aim is to equip postgraduate students with specialized knowledge about old age (chronic diseases, pain, rehabilitation, nutrition, surgical complications, welfare and support, frailty and care), in order to prepare them more fully for a successful professional career.
The Postgraduate Programme of Studies “Health and Environmental Factors” of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki aims at the postgraduate teaching, research, training and specialization of new scientific potential in Health and Environmental Sciences. Particular emphasis is placed on the acquisition of knowledge and skills in basic and applied laboratory and clinical research. The aim of the MSc is for the students to study the influence of environmental factors on various human diseases, which is a foundation stone in understanding and clarifying their aetiopathogenesis and pathophysiology.
The MSc in “Public Health and Maritime Transport”, organized by the University of Thessaly, aims to provide students with the skills required for careers in the fields of public health, epidemiology, occupational health and environmental health, while focusing on the practical application of these skills in the context of maritime transport. It is aimed both at people who want to pursue careers in health and related fields, and those who will work or are already working in shipping.
The Master of Arts in Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia is offered by the School of Humanities, Social and Economic Sciences of the University Centre for International Programmes of Studies of the International Hellenic University(IHU). The Master of Arts in Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia examines the history and archaeology of ancient Macedonia and the Macedonians, covering the period from prehistory to the Roman period.
The aim of the MSc “Studies in the Slavic World: History, Literature, Culture and Long-term Relations with Hellenism” is to introduce students – regardless of their knowledge of Slavic languages – to the study of all aspects of the history, literature, language and culture of the Slavic world, of the contemporary political and ideological developments that are taking place in the Slavic world, especially in our days, shaping modern Europe, as well as of the long-standing relations of the Slavic peoples with Hellenism. TheprogramisheldbyAristotleUniversityofThessaloniki.
The MA in Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Studies is offered by the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics of the University Center of International Programs of Studies of the International Hellenic University. It is based on an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the history and culture of the Black Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean, offering two specialization tracks: the “Archaeology and Cultures” track and the “International Relations and History” track.
The new Interdepartmental Postgraduate Studies Program “Greek Alphabetic Scripts” is organized by Department of Greek Philology of Democritus University of Thrace in collaboration with the Department of Philology of N.KU.A.Its subject is the systematic and thorough study of the texts of Greek antiquity, mainly literary, delivered on papyrus and other related writing bodies (shells, wooden tablets, textiles, etc.), manuscripts and inscriptions. At the same time, it is a first introduction at a deeper level, through the final master’s thesis, to extensive research and the extensive presentation of a scientific argument.
The Department of Greek Philology (D.G.P.) of the Democritus University of Thrace (D.U.T.H.) offers a Postgraduate Program of Studies (P.M.S.) entitled “Texts and Culture”, which is governed by scientific consistency and aims both at promoting the philological education of postgraduate students and at developing specific scientific research. Specifically, the Program, aims at broadening the knowledge of postgraduate students and increasing their specialization in the basic and individual specializations of philological science, as well as preparing them for the writing of a doctoral thesis. The Program also aims to strengthen Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, as well as to meet the needs for qualified scholars in the public and private sectors in Greece and abroad.
The Department of Music Science and Art of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts of the University of Macedonia operates the Postgraduate Program of Studies entitled “Music and Society” with specializations in “Music Education and Community Music” and “Music Therapy”. The aim of the MSc is to ensure the scientific competence of the students, the development of practical and professional skills, the specialization and the cultivation of high level knowledge, scientific thinking and the promotion of research and practice in the fields of: a) Music Education and Community Music and b) Music Therapy, respectively.
The Postgraduate Program “Migration Studies: Management of Migratory and Refugee Flows in Europe” is a novel, original idea created by the Department of Sociology of the University of the Aegean. This Interdisciplinary Master’s degree provides a comprehensive analysis of global migration, forced displacement and mobility, covering a range of important contemporary debates in the current context of globalization and the recent migration and health crisis.
The Postgraduate Studies Program (MSc) “European Societies and European Integration”, brought by the University of Aegean, explores the relationship and differences between the social, legal, institutional, economic and cultural practices of societies and institutions both within the European Union and in neighboring countries, in terms of national identities, social movements, economic structures, legal orders, social transformations, democratization processes, religion and modernization. This is a clearly interdisciplinary approach, which allows for a comprehensive knowledge of the processes of European integration and the essential content of the European integration process at national and supranational level.
The Department of Music and Audiovisual Arts of the Ionian University has been successfully operating since 2015-2016 the Master’s Program “Audiovisual Arts in the Digital Age”.The purpose of the program is the promotion of scientific knowledge, research and artistic creation in the interdisciplinary creative field of digital audiovisual art and communication / creative industry, utilizing modern technologies of interaction and audiovisual representation, with an emphasis on the application of scientific thinking related to the above, and in the production of artistic work.
The Democritus University of Thrace, in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens, offers the MSc in Technological & Management Developments in Smart Transport – Electrification – Systems. The aim of the programme is to prepare graduates to pursue a research or academic career in the field of Modern Transport Systems and their Electrification and Management Technologies, continuing their studies at doctoral (Ph.D.) level and to engage professionally in the field of Modern Transport Systems and their Electrification and Management Technologies,
The Postgraduate Program “Digital Media and Interaction Environments” of the Department of Communication & Media at the School of Communication & Media of NKUA provides high-level postgraduate specialization in the areas of data science in journalism and communication, virtual environment experience design, participatory governance and digital social and humanistic innovation.
The University of Patras offers the Postgraduate Programme in Chemistry, which aims to provide high quality postgraduate studies in various areas of Chemistry with emphasis on Chemistry and Materials Technology for applications in Industry, Energy and Environment, as well as in Analytical Chemistry and Nanotechnology.
The Democritus University of Thrace organizes the Postgraduate Programme “Applied Bioinformatics and Data Analysis” with special emphasis on the processing, analysis and interpretation of data obtained with modern tools such as next generation sequencing (NGS), as well as the use of the most up-to-date technologies developed by the field of computer science. Graduates of the programme will be able to pursue a career in the emerging professional field of biological data analysis as well as to be employed in academic and research institutions.
The Postgraduate Program “New Media Communication and Digital Marketing” aims to provide specialized knowledge and develop skills in the use of Digital Media for Communication and Marketing. The aim of the program is to provide postgraduate students with the knowledge necessary to deepen their understanding of specific issues in the science of Communication and Marketing and to develop high-level scientific thinking with a professional and research orientation. TheProgramisofferedbytheIonianUniversity.
The MSc “Languages, Communication and Management of Educational Services in the modern social, economic and technological environment” is organized by the Department of French Language and Literature of the School of Philosophy of AUTH, in cooperation with the Departments of German Language and Literature, Philosophy and Pedagogy of the School of Philosophy and Εconomics of the School of Economics and Political Sciences of AUTH.The aim of the MSc is to develop research in the scientific fields of Language Teaching, Educational Language Technology and Educational Services Management.
The M.Sc. Program “Digital Cultural heritage and Landscape Archaeology” of the University of Cyprus is a unique postgraduate program in the Eastern Mediterranean region that offers a concrete interdisciplinary academic course platform dealing with the application of Spatial Technologies and GeoInformatics in the wider field of Digital Humanities. The program acts as an interface between cutting-edge technologies and the Humanities, exposing students to the latest spatial technological developments, providing hands-on training and skills to different instrumentation (Geophysical, topographic, drones) and software programs of Spatial Analysis, three-dimensional imaging, Geophysical measurement processing, satellite remote sensing and photogrammetry , promoting a critical and multifaceted knowledge of their application in dealing with archaeological and historical issues and initiating dialogue between different disciplines. The graduate program emphasizes the internship of students and their participation in various international field programs.
The English-language MSc “Film and Television Studies” at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki covers a wide range of topics related to film and television, such as classical and contemporary theories on film and television.
The Department of Environmental Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering of the Democritus University of Thrace organizes and operates since 2009 the Postgraduate Studies Program (fully distance learning) entitled: “Environmental Engineering and Science“. The objective of the MSc “Environmental Engineering and Science” is the organization and operation of postgraduate studies related to environmental engineering, technology and science.
The cognitive object of the MSc “Hydrometeorological Disasters Management” of the Democritus University of Thrace is: the forecasting, protection and mitigation of hydrometeorological disasters. The aim of the program is: (a) The study of extreme meteorological and climatic phenomena, (b) The promotion of scientific research (c) The creation of scientists – researchers who will have the infrastructure and the necessary skills to produce independent and original scientific research (d) The more effective response to the country’s needs in relevant technical projects.
The MSc “Environmental Technologies in Environmental Law” includes an innovative course of study. The aim of this interdisciplinary program organized by the Democritus University of Thrace is to provide the necessary knowledge background to graduates of theoretical schools and schools/departments that do not have environmental science or technology as their main subject, who, in the performance of their work duties, are confronted with issues related to the implementation of legislation relevant to the protection of the environment in all its aspects.
The aim of the MSc “Hydraulic Engineering and Environment” is: (a) The high level of postgraduate education, research and specialization (b) The promotion of scientific research (c) The creation of scientists – researchers who will have the infrastructure and the necessary skills to produce independent and original scientific research (d) The more effective response to the needs of the country in technical projects of Civil Engineering. The Program is offered by the Democritus University of Thrace.
The aim of the MSc “Multifunctional Management of Natural Ecosystems and Bio-economy” of the University of Thessaly is: the creation of qualified and competent executives of enterprises and services, in bio-economy and the application of its principles in the modern multifunctional management of forest ecosystems and natural resources of high value. At the same time, emphasis is placed on innovative approaches related to High Value Added wood products.
The MSc “Earth Sciences and Environment” of the Department of Geology and Geoenvironment of the University of Athens aims to meet the modern requirements for the production of qualified scientific personnel, who will be able to successfully cope with the complexity of the problems that arise in every modern field of activity related to Earth Sciences and the environment.
For the 8th consecutive year, the innovative and particularly interesting Postgraduate Studies Program (MSc) “Advanced Design, Technology & Management Methods of Wooden Products” of the Department of Forestry, Wood Science & Design of the School of Technology of the University of Thessaly is being implemented. It provides the following three specializations.a)Product Design, b) Technology & Manufacturing and c) Management & Marketing.
The postgraduate program ‘’Geographic Information Systems’’ is organized by the Faculty of Geology &Geoenvironment, school of Science, of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.It provides specialized knowledge of GIS, Information Technology, Environment and Technology and constitutes a substantial and targeted knowledge offer according to the new scientific and technological requirements, in areas where the development and analysis of geographical data, the management, processing and visualization of combined information layers through cartographic representations and spatial correlations are necessary.
In its effort to meet the demands of domestic (and foreign) industry for specialized excellence in issues related to the production of electricity from RES, the Department of Engineering of the School of Engineering of the International Hellenic University (Serres campus) offers a master’s degree program entitled “Renewable Energy Utilization systems”, in Greek (and in English entitled “Renewable Energy Systems: Design, Development and Optimization“),The aim of the program is to enhance (and/or update) the knowledge of graduates wishing to work in the RES sector, in order to enable them to face the challenges of a global and ever-evolving workplace.
The Department of Geology and Geoenvironment of the Faculty of Sciences of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Department of Forestry and Natural Environment of the International Hellenic University, in collaboration with the UNESCO University Chair, organizes an Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies Program entitled “Water, Biosphere and Climate Change“.
The Department of Tourism Management of the University of Patras, within the framework of the Master’s Program (MSc) “Tourism Business and Destination Management” provides specialized postgraduate level education for managers of tourism enterprises, organizations and institutions, while also preparing those scientists who are interested in an academic career. Among the other courses offered are data analysis, consumer behavior, management of natural, man-made, economic and technological resources, as well as cultural heritage tourism management.
In order to cultivate and promote scientific knowledge and research in the theoretical background of religious and pilgrimage tourism and at the same time to provide and develop skills for those interested in working in the field of religious and pilgrimage tourism or to work professionally with it in the public or private sector, the MSc “Religious and Pilgrimage Tourism” is organized.The program is implemented by the Department of Social Theology and Christian Culture of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in collaboration with the Department of Organization Management, Marketing and Tourism of the International Hellenic University.