The Rector of the University of Piraeus is Dr. Nikolaos Georgopoulos, Professor at the Department of Business Administration, University of Piraeus.

The Rector represents the university, convened by the Rector's Council and the Senate, establishes the agenda, presides over and ensures the implementation of their decisions. The Rector is assisted by two Vices, one responsible for Economics and Development Planning, and the other for Academic Affairs and Personnel. They exercise their respective responsibilities in accordance with relevant decisions of the Senate.