Σπουδές

Faculty of Political Sciences

 


DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND HISTORY


 

► Aim of the Department

⇒ The study and research of political science and political history with emphasis on the scientific fields of Political Theory, Political Philosophy and Psychology, Theory of State and Political Practices, Theory of empirical methods in Social Sciences, Political Systems Theory, Theory of the European and Greek political history, the establishment and operation of  Institutions and the Theory of Political Parties. It aims at ‘disciplined’ conflict with the prejudices of collective obsessions, stereotypes of self –admiration  and intolerance towards others,  either national-religious-minorities within the territory or border foreigners and enemies as established at all levels and fields of our society (political, journalistic, mass media communications, educational, schools, universities).

⇒ The intention of the department is to teach students Tolerance towards other different theories, ideologies and perceptions. Interdisciplinary convergence, theoretical reflection, comparative approach, comparative framework in different historical times and geographical locations.


► Postgraduate Studies

 

⇒ Postgraduate Programme: «Political Science and History»

•  Direction: Political Science

•  Direction: Modern and Contemporary History

 


DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL POLICY


 

► Aim of the Department

⇒ The Department of Social Policy aims to the education of social scientists in the study and research of society, the interpretation and analysis of social phenomena and problems, the analysis of institutions and social structures and their everlasting and modern transformation with final goal the planning, the application and evaluation of social policy at local, national and international level. In particular, the aim of the Department is to educate students in the fields of social policy, social theory, social and economic development, social history, rural and urban sociology, rural geography, demography and the state or non-governmental intervention at the areas of employment, social security, labor and social relations, income, health, combating social inequalities and social exclusion, gender exclusion etc.

⇒ Special importance is given into the methodology of social sciences, planning, application, monitoring and evaluation of the programs and the measures of social policy as well as in the issues of organization, administration and function of social services in general in order to offer to its graduates high potentials of employment in positions concerning the planning of social policy, the coordination, the monitoring, the management and evaluation of the programmes of social protection and intervention. 


► Postgraduate Studies

 

⇒ Postgraduate Programme: «Social Policy: Methods and Applications»