MSc in Maritime Studies

Director of M.Sc. Program in Maritime Studies

The Department of Maritime Studies of the University of Piraeus, the first in the field of public higher education in Greece that covers the needs of the shipping industry, has been organizing and operating the Postgraduate Program (M.Sc.) in Maritime Studies since 2002.

The successful completion of the postgraduate program leads to the obtainment of the Master Degree (M.Sc.) in Maritime Studies, a strong and valid academic title, that is well respected, appreciated and recognized by both the Greek and the international maritime community.

The M.Sc. in Maritime Studies Program has a distinctive interdisciplinary profile covering various aspects of the Maritime Industry. The courses of the postgraduate program aim to address contemporary problems of the shipping industry being in tune with all latest developments.

The program is addressed to candidates that have strong professional aspirations for stable and rapid career advancement in the demanding field of the shipping industry. Moreover, its basic objective is to prepare its graduates to successfully respond to market needs, to promote science through research and to offer practical solutions to contemporary problems.

The program has already concluded its first decade of existence having enrolled approximately 1000 students 500 of which have already graduated. The majority of these graduates are already employed in the wider area of the Maritime Industry and Transport.

Director of M.Sc. Program in Maritime Studies
Professor Eleftherios Thalassinos
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Πανεπιστήμιο ΠειραιώςThe University of Piraeus was founded in 1938 under the title of the “School for Industrial Studies”, by the Industrialists and Tradesmen Association.

In 1945 it was renamed to “Higher School for Industrial Studies” and its aim was defined to be the systematic, theoretical and practical training of managerial executives.

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The globalization of world economy and the requirements of international regulations for shipping increased the demand for skilled, versatile and competent economists for shipping companies (Economics & finance, accounting, procurement, insurance and insurance claims,


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