The Department of International and European Studies invites applications for its course of studies leading to a Master’s Degree in International Public Administration. The aim of this course is to provide students, armed forces personnel, employees in the public and private sector as well as people considering a career change with an education that will prepare them for employment in International Organizations, the Diplomatic Service or in positions where knowledge of the International System and its functions is an asset.
The course consists of three semesters, two of which require class attendance, while the third is dedicated to the writing of a dissertation. During the third semester students are not required to reside in Thessaloniki.
The language of instruction is English.
Subjects taught are as follows:
- International Relations Theory/ International Public Governance
- Diplomacy and Global Governance
- Principles of Public Administration
- International Law
- The International Economic System and its Institutions
- Decision Making and Mediation
- International History and the International System
- European Union Government and Politics
- International Human Resources Development
- Armed Conflict: Theory and Law
All subjects are mandatory.
Faculty members include Dr Ilias Kouskouvelis, Dr Theodosios Karvounarakis, Dr Christos Nikas, Dr Dimitrios Skiadas, Dr Spyridon Litsas, Dr Kalliopi Chainoglou, Dr Maria Rammata. Information regarding the instructors can be found at the Program’s website (http://mipa.uom.gr).
Tuition fees: 3650 € payable in four installments.
Accommodation is not provided but students can access the program’s website for relevant recommendations. Thessaloniki is a lively seaside city with more than 100,000 students. It is full of history and local color with many recreational opportunities.
Meals can be purchased at moderate prices in the school cafeteria.
Applicants must be University graduates and have a very good knowledge of the English language certified by Cambridge or Michigan Proficiency or English speaking university degree or by a minimum TOEFL score of 79 (Computer based) or 213 (Internet based) or by a minimum IELTS score of 6.5. Other language certificates might be considered based on the Greek legislation.
Admission process for the 2020-2021 course has already begun .
- a completed application form found at “www.mipa.uom.gr”
- certified academic transcripts of university degree translated into English or Greek where appropriate
- proof of proficiency in English
- two letters of reference
- proof of ID
to**: The Postgraduate Secretary
Department of International and European Studies
University of Macedonia
4th floor, building KZ
54636 Thessaloniki, Greece
** IMPORTANT NOTICE!! :
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE SPECIAL CIRUMSTANCES AND THE MEASURES TAKEN AGAINST THE COVID 19 YOU ARE KINDLY REQUIRED TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA EMAIL (SCANNING ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS) TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS: MAVOS@UOM.EDU.GR. PLEASE INCLUDE IN THE SUBJECT ONLY THE FOLLOWING : FULL NAME AND “APPLICATION 2020-2021”
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Additional qualifications, such as job experience or additional languages and degrees, although not required, will be taken into consideration.
Following an initial selection, interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype (Please include in your application your phone number and/ or Skype account). Once admitted, candidates with undergraduate degrees NOT awarded by Greek Universities will also need to have their degrees recognized by the Greek authorities (Hellenic National Academic Recognition Information Center “DOATAP”). Please visit the DOATAP website (http://www.doatap.gr/en/) for detailed information.
Application deadline is the 25th of September 2020. Students from non-EU countries may need a student visa. Please inquire at the Greek consular authorities and apply early enough (by June 30th) for the completion of this process prior to the beginning of classes.
Applications will be processed as soon as they are received and places in the program will be offered within a short period of time. Applicants are advised to apply early to ensure a place in the program. Course will begin October 2020.
For further information, please contact the Postgraduate Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Program Director
Dr Theodosios Karvounarakis