Postgraduate study is crucial for Higher Education aiming at fulfilling the educational, cultural, social and economic goals of Universities. The University welcomes applications from Greek and international university graduates meeting the entry requirements specified by the Postgraduate Programme Regulations of each department.
The Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Western Macedonia were determined under Law 4485 / 2017 and Law 4610 / 2019.
Master’s Degree Programmes
Postgraduate study is crucial for Higher Education aiming at fulfilling the educational, cultural, social and economic goals of Universities. The University welcomes applications from Greek and international university graduates meeting the entry requirements specified by the Postgraduate Programme Regulations of each department. The Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Western Macedonia were determined under Law 4485 / 2017 and Law 4610 / 2019. In addition, the University of Western Macedonia organises and offers joint Master’s programmes in collaboration with international universities. Entry requirements and information on the specific programmes are set out in a Protocol of Cooperation between the cooperating HEIs.
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees are available in every Department at the University of Western Macedonia and develop specialist knowledge in a specific field of study and in relevant UoWM disciplines and subject areas. Studies are focused on cutting-edge original research culminating in a PhD thesis contributing to educational and scientific innovation and advancement.
PhD degrees are awarded according to the relevant regulations for Higher Education.
Regulations for PhD degrees are set out according to article 45, Law 4485/2017 and the decisions made by each Department Assembly, approved by the University Senate and published in the Government Gazette. They are also posted on Department websites and notified to the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.
Admissions to PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degrees
According to current legislation, PhD candidates are admitted in the 3rd cycle of studies, according to the specific requirements set out in the Internal Regulation of Doctoral Studies of each Department.
A minimum of three years of full-time study is normally required, upon the appointment of a Three-member Advisory Committee.
University of Western Macedonia
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School of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
MSc in Welding Engineering and Non – Destructive Inspection
MSc in Renewable Energy Sources & Energy Management in Buildings
In collaboration with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
MSc in Advanced Engineering of Energy Systems
MSc in Biomedical Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
MSc in Energy Investments and Environment
In collaboration with the Departments of:
Regional and Cross-Border Development Studies
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
MBA in Management Information Systems
In collaboration with the Department of Business Administration
MSc in Mechatronics
Department of Product and Systems Design Engineering
MSc in CAD/CAM Systems and Product Design
Computer-Aided-Design and Manufacturing Systems
MSc Food Quality Control
Director: Professor Paraskevi Mitliaga
Plovdiv University of Food Technology, Bulgaria
Phone.: 24610 68279
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Early Childhood Education
Med in Science of Education: Science, Environment and Technology in Education
In collaboration with the Department of Primary Education
MEd in Public Discourse and Digital Media
In collaboration with the Department of Communication and Digital Media
MEd in Creative Writing
In collaboration with the Department of School of Film (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Department of Primary Education
MEd in Education Sciences with New Technologies
Science of Education: MEd in Public Uses of History and Local History
Sophia Iliadou Tazou
* Suspended for the academic year 2019-2020
Science of Education: MEd in Educational Organisation and Management – Educational Leadership
Science of Education: MEd in Mathematics Education
In collaboration with the Departments of:
Educational and Social Policy (University of Macedonia)
Early Childhood Education (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Primary Education (Democritus University of Thrace)
Science of Education: Med in Training in Human Resources Management-Mediation
School of Science
Department of Informatics
MSc in Modern Information Technologies and Services
In collaboration with the Department of Informatics (University of Piraeus)
Department of Agriculture
MSc in Production, Certification and Distribution of Plant Reproductive Material
Department of Accounting and Finance
MSc in Banking-Insurance and Finance
MSc in Accounting and Auditing