Σπουδές

Faculty of Social Sciences

 


DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY


 

► Aim of the Department

⇒ To meet with teaching, research, post-graduate studies and international presence on major theoretical searches in modern directions multi-science management of social problems and to draw their management practices.

⇒ Systematically cultivates sociological teaching and research needs that create and questions posed by swift changes and transformations that characterize the global society nowadays.

⇒ Aimed to a systematic study of society, social behavior and individual collective forms, social institutions, the assembly process and change the structure of human society and the problems facing by modern man.

⇒ It also aims to train sociologists, scientists knowledgeable and able to systematically process both scientific and current perceptions of social problems, which may be invited to face in their professional practice. It seeks to train, but also to promote the investigation of various aspects of social life and problems created by social coexistence of people.

 

► Postgraduate Studies

⇒ Postgraduate Programme: «Sociology»

•  Direction: Social exclusion and Human Rights

•  Direction: Greek and European Society

•  Direction: Social and Political Theory

⇒ Postgraduate Programme: «Criminology»

 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

 
 
Aim of the Department
 
⇒ The aim of the Department is to provide students with the specialized knowledge and scientific methodology necessary for the research and study of society and culture. Special emphasis is given to the analysis of social, economic and political institutions, the exploration of the symbolic and linguistic representations, the analysis of the social construction of gender, the examination of the kinship system structure, the interpretation of the manufacturing processes of cultural identities and formation of ethnic and religious groups, the analysis of educational mechanisms, migratory movements and health structures.
⇒ The objectives of the Department also include the development of joint research programs and the reinforcement of scientific exchanges with Western and other societies, particularly in the Mediterranean region, the Balkans, Southeast Europe and the neighboring Islamic societies. To fulfill these objectives, the Department of Social Anthropology  orientates towards the organization of  the following directions: Anthropology of Greece and neighboring societies (Europe, the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Middle East), Anthropology of health and Biopolitics (gender, kinship, health, new technologies, body, ages, deviation, diet-nutrition), Interculturalism and Cultural Policies (education, immigration, tourism,  space and environment, material culture, museums, visual anthropology, ethnomusicology, anthropology and archeology), Methodology of Social Anthropology, Globalization: Social and Economic Aspects.
 
 
► Postgraduate Studies
 
⇒ Postgraduate Programme: «Social and Cultural Anthropology»
 
 

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

 
 
► Aim of the Department
 
⇒ The policy and objectives of the psychology department are formulated and developed in the context of responsibility and challenge. More specifically, this department offers a highly theoretical training to the students in the basic fields of the psychological science (psychophysiology, neuropsychology, experimental, cognitive, social, developmental and clinical psychology), the familiarizing and training of students to the basic rules and scientific research methods of capturing, understanding and interpretation of the human behavior, the further development and promotion of the psychological science as one of the human and society sciences.
⇒ Training or retraining of members of the teaching and research staff of the department in countries like France, Switzerland, Greece, USA, Italy, Canada provides an opportunity for teachers to make students more sensitive to the political / ideological basis of theories of psychological science as these were developed and grown in the context of  knowledge within specific socio-political systems and eras.

 
► Postgraduate Studies
 
⇒ Postgraduate Programme: «Psychology»
•  Direction: Social Psychology of conflicts
•  Direction: Positive Psychology: Applications and Consulting
•  Direction: Identity and interpersonal relationships
•  Direction: Cognitive and Developmental Psychology