of Crete has 52 main Postgraduate Studies Programmes (PSP) leading to Master degrees (M.A/M.Sc) or a PSP degree, which is equivalent to a
Master. Within many of these degree
programmes there are ‘directions’ allowing for specializations in the field of
study. The typical duration of a Master programme is 2 years (4 semesters).
Doctoral studies leading to a Ph.D (minimum duration 3 years) are available in
the same fields and in areas of research expertise throughout the University.
Many of the
postgraduate programmes offered by the University are multi-disciplinary or
interdisciplinary in character and involve inter-departmental &/or
postgraduate studies (Master and PhD) are made directly through the relevant
department. Prospective candidates can find all the necessary information on
the application and selection procedures through the website of the relevant
department (listed in adjacent column).
applications to a Master programme are announced through the University’s
homepage and through the Department sites.
PhD candidates should contact the postgraduate secretary of the
Department in question concerning
specific requirements and deadlines.
for the Master programmes must have a Bachelor Degree in a related field and
PhD candidates are normally also required to hold a Master degree. If the Bachelors or Master degrees were
obtained from a University outside Greece they need to be formally recognized by the Hellenic
National Academic Recognition Information Centre [NARIC/ΔΟΑΤΑΠ website: http://www.doatap.gr]. In this case the formal starting date for doctoral studies is the
date of approval of the degrees by NARIC.
In addition to the
Department sites &/or secretariats, general information about application
and registration procedures is also available from
Tel: +30 28310 77978
Fax: +30 28310 77738