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Doctoral Studies


The mission of the doctoral programme is the conduct of original academic research. The programme leads to a Doctoral Diploma, certifying the successful completion of original research which constitutes a substantial contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the corresponding discipline.



In order to qualify for admission, candidates must submit the following documents:

  • Application in Greek, Curriculum Vitae, and two recommendation letters
  • B.A. and M.A. degrees in the area in which the applicant wishes to do research recognized by the Greek state, through its official organ, DOATAP
  • Academic Transcripts (BA and M.A.) to ensure that the applicant has a high GPA in courses relevant to the applicant’s research
  • A copy of the applicant’s M.A. dissertation (if applicable)
  • Copy of publications (if applicable)
  • Certificate of B2 level (or above) proficiency in Greek
  • Certificate of B2 level (or above) proficiency in one of the following languages: English, French, German, Russian, Spanish or Italian
  • Certificate C1 level proficiency in one Slavic language (in case the candidate does not hold a BA degree in the Philology of the Slavic language related to his proposed topic of research)