The application procedure for the academic year 2017/2018 is OPEN.

Candidates should hold a first degree preferably in political science or economics, or any other related field.

All candidates are required to submit the following documents:

1. An application form with a personal statement of purpose (stating why you want to participate in this program and describing future career plans). You can download the application here.

2. A curriculum vitae.

3. Certified copies of first degree and related transcripts (course marks), translated into either English or Greek where necessary. Candidates who have not yet graduated should submit a signed statement documenting: (a) their current average mark; (b) the number of courses remaining in order to graduate; and (c) a commitment to submit their final degree at registration in September.

4. Proof of proficiency in English.

5. Two letters of recommendation (of which at least one must be from a faculty member of the university from which you graduated). Such letters should have an original signature and stamp of the originating institution and be attached to the application in a sealed envelope with the referee’s signature over the flap. If the application and the supporting documents are sent by e-mail, the reference letters should be sent directly by the referees from their professional e-mails.

Work experience, proficiency in other languages, and holding of a postgraduate degree are welcome and will be additionally evaluated.

When to apply: Candidates are welcome to submit their applications all year round. However, we suggest that you apply as early as possible to ensure place availability. You will be informed of our decision within twenty working days of receiving your complete application.

How to apply: The applications with all supporting documents should be submitted either

by registered post or personally at the following address:

MA in Politics and Economics of Contemporary Eastern and South Eastern Europe

University of Macedonia
Building KZ, Office 210

156 Egnatia str.,
54636 Thessaloniki


by e-mail: