It is the first postgraduate program run in Greece. Since its operation (1978), it is regarded as one of the top master’s programs in Greece.
Graduates of the Program are employed in large companies and organizations of private and public sector, such as: Bank of Greece, Ministry of Finance, State General Accounting Office, Hellenic Statistical Authority, National Bank of Greece etc, or they continue for PhD Studies in internationally known Universities, such as: Yale, MIT, Princeton, UCLA, Oxford, LSE UK, Harvard, Cambridge, Michigan, Bocconi, Groningen, Manheim, Stockholm etc, in order to be employed later in institutions (such as University of Chicago, Birmingham Business School, University of Ioannina, AUEB, European Central Bank).
Students acquire deep understanding of the fundamentals of economic thought and, in addition to the knowledge they get, they are supplied with unique skills and interpersonal capabilities, such as:
- development of critical thinking
- improvement of analytical skills
- development of team spirit
- problem solving and decision making capabilities
- working methodically and under pressure