The Department of Economics offers the possibility for a Ph.D. degree. The topic of the research should fall within the research interests of the members of the Department and should lead to high quality publications.
Main Research Areas
The research in the Department is structured around eight (8) fields:
Economics of Innovation
Business Strategy, Management & Marketing
Prof. Pollalis Yannis
Prof. Hadjidima Stamatina
Transportation & Maritime
Prof. Sambrakos Evangelos
Note: For details about current research topics in the aforementioned fields, consult Research.
How to Apply
Prospective Ph.D. students must contact the Assistant, Associate professor or Professor in the field that the students would like to pursue research and in coordination they develop a research proposal and apply to the Department of Economics.
Download the proposal.
Additional required documents, accompanying the proposal, are:
1. Application (for the form, click here)
2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
3. Two Recommendation Letters
4. Certified copy of B.A. (B.Sc.) Diploma
5. Certified copy M.A. (M.Sc.) Diploma
6. Evidence (certificate) of excellent command of English.
All documents should be submitted at the Department of Economics Secretariat, Mrs. Katerina Koutsobasakou, University of Piraeus (1st floor), Karaoli and Dimitriou 80, Piraeus 185 34; E-mail: ; Tel.: 210 414 2077; Fax: 210 4142346.
Min 3 years, max 6 years. Under special circumstances, there could be an extension of, no longer than, one year.
The Ph.D. candidate is eligible to write the Ph.D. thesis entirely in english, with a greek abstract.
Ph.D. candidate students are advised to:
- submit annual reports;
- attend the (majority, if not all) Departmental Research Seminars;
- teach tutorials and supervise exams, upon request;
- participate in research activities of the Department;
- participate in selective M.Sc. courses, offered by the Department of Economics upon agreement with the supervisor;
- attend international quality conferences;
- submit their Ph.D. chapters for publication.
Failure to comply with the aforementioned rules could result in significant delay in the completion of the Ph.D. process or even dispel from the Programme.