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The Department of Port Management and Shipping (PMS) of the School of Economics and Political Science of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) is a newly established Department, whose operation begins in the academic year 2019-2020. This new Department was added to the existing Departments of NKUA, offering a modern Curriculum that meets of our time requirements.


Students enrolled in our academic programs enjoy a truly interdisciplinary learning experience

Explore the future of shipping market analysis energy and commodity markets green shipping finance risk management with shipping derivatives shipping accounting management of shipping enterprises  port management and planning supply chain management blue growth and sustainability marine environment protection shipping technology maritime communication systems artificial intelligence in shipping maritime policy and strategy modern shipping marketing

Our academic programs respond to the real needs of the shipping industry and equip graduates with applied knowledge and practical skills


The Department has established several Research initiatives and programs with a strong emphasis on both basic and applied research in shipping and ports, as well as research-oriented teaching. The expertise and dedication of the academics and students form the foundation on which the department’s vibrant and exciting environment for research and innovation is built.

Innovative research with a
positive impact on a
changing shipping
Creating new
knowledge and
research results
reachable to everyone


The Department of Ports Management and Shipping participates in the ERASMUS+ program and is a member of the European CIVIS network programand, and encourages mobility among eligible students, academics, and researchers.