|Study Guide to Masters and Bachelors Degree Courses|
Athens University of Economics and Business
MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management
|Address||Athens University of Economics and Business, 47A Evelpidon Street, 11362, Athens, Greece|
|Tel. No.||+30 210 820 3696|
|Fax No.||+30 210 820 3667|
|Course||MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management|
|Length of course|| A 12-months full-time program, designed to meet the needs of graduates, with lectures taking place mainly during the morning or in the afternoon.
A 24-months part-time program, designed to meet the needs of business executives, where lectures are conducted in the evenings.
|Date of commencement||Starting in September every year.|
|Application Deadlines|| The program has a rolling admissions procedure, conducted in three rounds, with the following deadlines:
1st round, Tuesday 31st of January 2017
2nd round, Friday 24th of March 2017
3rd round, Wednesday 31st of May 2017
Places available are limited and applications are evaluated with priority order.
|Class Size||20 -30 students|
|Student accommodation||Not available in University’s dorm’s, but the program facilitates the students to rent or share a flat|
|Cost/fees|| The program fees for the academic year 2015-16 come to:
€8,000 for the full time program and
€9,500 for the part time program
|Financial assistance||There will be scholarships for the students in the full time program. Academic excellence awards are granted to students that excel in the program at the end of the academic year Scholarships also available from other Greek state foundations (more information upon request)|
|Admission requirements|| The evaluation and acceptance of applicants is based on the following criteria:
Bachelors Degree from a recognized university (Degrees from non-Hellenic universities must be officially recognized and certified by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre www.doatap.gr).
Grade point average of the Bachelor’s degree.
Two confidential academic reference letters in sealed envelopes.
Very good command of the English language, as indicated amongst others by IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC scores.
Grades received in relevant to the MSc undergraduate course units
Work experience (for part-time applicants).
Personal interview by the Admissions Committee.
The Admissions Committee ranks the applicants according to the above quantitative and qualitative criteria.
|Required documents|| Documents that must be submitted with the application:
1. Application form. Applications can be submitted a) on line, b) in person or by post (see contact details below)
2. Two recent passport size photographs
3. CV in English
4. Personal statement of approximately 500 words, in English
5. Copy of the bank deposit slip, covering the application processing fee of €50 (Account details: ΙΒΑΝ GR69 0110 1100 0000 1100 0125 051, SWIFT/ BIC: ETHNGRAA, BENEFICIARY: RC AUEB)
Documents that can be submitted at a later stage:
1. Two confidential recommendation letters, by the interview date
2. Certified Copies of all University Degrees / Diplomas (Recognition by the Hellenic National Academic Recognition Information Centre (DOATAP) is required)
3. Official Transcripts of marks received (with certified translation in English if not in Greek)
4. Proof of employment record, if any – required for part time applicants
5. English language certification verifying excellent command of the language (as determined by a TOEIC, IELTS or GRE score, or the Cambridge or Michigan Certificate of Proficiency in English)
|Course Director||Professor MANOLIS G. KAVUSSANOS|
|Contact for application|| Program Secretariat
Tel. +30 210 820 3696
Fax. +30 210 820 3667
The MSc program offers:
The University offers excellent research facilities, providing access to online and hardcopy volumes of scientific and business journals, newspapers and magazines, databases and specialized software in its laboratories. This enables fast and efficient access to relevant information and data for students, which is vital in pursuing high standards of research and study. The Schools of Business Administration and of Economics are involved in the MSc program through their relevant Departments of Accounting and Finance and Management Science & Technology and of the International & European Economic Studies, respectively.
The professors of the MSc in ISFM are Ph.D. holders. They have solid educational backgrounds, significant professional work experience, influential scientific publications and presentations in international conferences. Their work has gained international recognition, have received teaching prizes by Greek and non-Greek universities, and are members of important international associations and committees.
All the above constitute a distinguished learning environment which is conducive to the promotion of academic research, thus allowing the MSc in ISFM to be highly competitive in the job market, enabling graduates to obtain immediate work placement. In other words the MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management is a significant investment in the professional careers of its graduates.
The first semester comprises five (5) compulsory course units, each of five (5) ECTS and two (2) compulsory course units each of two and a half (2.5) ECTS. The second semester comprises two (2) compulsory course units, each of five (5) ECTS, and a number of optional course units which that add to a total of twenty (20) ECTS. During the second semester a compulsory dissertation is undertaken, which is equivalent to fifteen (15) ECTS.
During the second semester a compulsory dissertation is undertaken, which is equivalent to fifteen (15) ECTS.
The two (2) semesters are each divided into four (4) bimonthly periods. At the end of each bimonthly period there are examinations for the course units of the period.
Established more than 85 years ago, the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) has always been on the forefront of education and research. Our University has produced by far the largest number of industry leaders, entrepreneurs and managers and has thus played a key role in the development of the country. At the same time, AUEB is privileged to have excellent faculty. Enjoying the best reputation in Greece, and having developed a strong research orientation, AUEB attracts faculty who have previously been on the faculties of some of the best schools internationally, like Wharton, Columbia, London School of Economics, Cambridge, INSEAD, London Business School, Fuqua, and others. In addition, renowned scientists and political figures, including Nobel Prize winners in Economics, have been awarded Honorary Degrees from AUEB. Moreover, according to a recent survey by the Social Science Research Network (October 2006), AUEB is ranked 6th in terms of research and publications in a list of 799 Business Schools worldwide (not including the USA).
AUEB is currently a member of the European University Association (EUA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
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