Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research is available in every Department at the University of Western Macedonia and develops specialist knowledge in a specific field of study and in relevant UoWM disciplines and subject areas. Doctoral research is focused on cutting-edge original research culminating in a PhD thesis to contribute to educational and scientific innovation and advancement.
Regulations for PhD research 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.

Only Master’s degree holders are eligible for PhD research.

Full-time PhD research is supervised by a three-member Advisory Committee and normally requires a minimum of three years.