The aim of the PhD Program is to prepare candidates wishing to pursue an academic or research career. Graduates of the Program can be employed as faculty members, at senior level positions in banks, businesses and other public and private organizations. Our Department is a pioneer in organizing doctoral studies in Economics in Greece.
Graduates of the Program are currently serving as faculty members at universities in Greece and abroad, and are employed at research institutes such as the Centre of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), at the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), Bank of Greece and Ministries as senior executives, in private banks and other public and private organizations.
The applicants for the PhD Program must have at least the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree (if obtained from a non-Greek University, it must be recognized by DOATAP as equivalent to the Greek University degrees)
- Master’s degree in Economics (if obtained from a non-Greek University, it must be recognized by DOATAP as equivalent to the Greek University degrees)
- At least very good knowledge of the English language (level C1 or C2)
There are no fees for PhD studies in Greece (according to law 4485/2017)
PhD students may be employed as teaching assistants in the courses of the Undergraduate or Graduate Programs of the Department. Teaching assistants are reimbursed on the basis of decisions of the General Assembly of the Department.