The Department of Materials Science and Technology of the University of Crete announces a limited number of postgraduate student positions for the academic year 2024-2025.

The aim of the Postgraduate Program in Materials Science and Engineering of the Materials Science and Technology Department is to prepare MSc students for excellent career prospects in the rapidly growing interdisciplinary field of materials science and technology. The educational and research activities of the program provide an integrated approach and in-depth training, with emphasis on conducting innovative research in the following cutting-edge fields of Materials Science and Technology:

  • Optoelectronics – Magnetic materials – Nanotechnology
  • Polymers – Colloids
  • Theoretical – Computational Materials Science
  • Synthetic Chemistry of Materials
  • Biomaterials – Biomolecules

Successful completion of the Postgraduate Program leads to a Postgraduate Diploma (MSc) after 4 semesters of study that include the mandatory attendance of courses and the preparation and writing of a Master’s Thesis. The program is in English and requires full-time participation. As part of their training, postgraduate students assist in the instruction of undergraduate courses.

Graduates of the first cycle of studies of Greek universities or similar institutions abroad have the right to apply for the program. Knowledge of English is required. There are no tuition fees for students coming from the European Economic Area (EEA). For students coming from countries outside of the EEA, the program’s total tuition fees are 2000 Euro. 

The academic criteria that are taken into account for the selection are defined in the Postgraduate Studies Regulations. They include the undergraduate degree, grades in courses related to the subject of the program, the performance in a diploma thesis, if provided in the first cycle of studies, as well as the relevant research or professional activity of the candidate.