Strategic Goals

The Department of Ports Management and Shipping enriches the existing departments of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, offering a modern curriculum that meets the current requirements.

Its learning objectives are Theoretical knowledge, Research and International Cooperation and aspire to:

Theoretical knowledge

Provide students with scientific theoretical knowledge as well as practical training to pursue careers as administrative and financial executives in the field of Port Management, Shipping, Maritime, and Transport.


Identify current existing problems and develop research in the field of maritime transport with extensive, diverse, and interdisciplinary research programs.

International cooperation

Develop international cooperation with international Universities fully exploiting the unique worldwide network of the Greek Shipping which holds a leading role in Greek and global economy.

Its mission is the high-quality scientific education, the integrated educational process, the outcome of innovative theoretical and applied research and their connection to the needs of companies related to ports and shipping.

Students specialize in the interdisciplinary field of ports management and shipping as well as in a wider range of disciplines inextricably linked to the shipping industry.