Offered Doctoral Programmes of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, for the academic year 2023-2024 (fall semester):


The minimum time required to complete the doctorate is three (3) years, while the maximum duration is eight (8) years.



TEACHING LANGUAGE:  Greek or English

LEVEL: Doctorate

DEGREE AWARDED: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



Applicants must hold a Master's degree, or an equivalent degree, related or similar to the research area listed above. 

Candidates must submit:

Those interested in applying for the Doctoral Programme should include the following information in the "Statement of Interest":

  1. A Preliminary Title of the Doctoral Thesis
  2. A Summary of a 300-word research proposal, which will necessarily include the following:
  • Description of the goal / purpose
  • The importance of the research
  • Review of the bibliography
  • Brief reference to the proposed research methodology.     
  1. Scientific and other Distinctions
  2. Scientific and Research Activities
  3. Research Areas



The School of Pure and Applied Sciences announces a number of doctoral scholarships in the following subject:

(a) Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecology

The scholarships are supported by funds available for the implementation of research activities (categories II and / or III - policy of granting scholarships of OUC). Scholarships can be claimed by existing and new PhD candidates of the School of Pure and Applied Sciences of OUC, whose research subject is related to the above list.

Candidates must submit the following information to the School Secretariat by 5th of June, 2023, to the email address, either in Greek or in English,

(1) Short CV.

(2) The research subject under focus, (a) or (b) or (c) of the above list, and a brief description of the research activities they propose to perform (up to 1500 words).

(3) Brief description / analysis, how their proposed research activities enhance / will enhance excellence (their research area, OUC, industry, and society) (up to 1500 words).

Applications will be evaluated by a special three-member committee. In case that the application is approved, the committee will propose the duration and the amount of the scholarship based on its evaluation.



Tuition fees for doctoral programs amounts to €675 per semester for the first six (6) semesters. In case the study lasts longer, then the following applies: for the first four (4) and the last two (2) semesters, the cost amounts to €675 per semester and for the remaining semesters, the cost amounts to €100 per semester. No tuition is paid for the "Academic Writing (DXXX796)" and the "Research Methodology (DXXXX795)", which are mandatory at the beginning of the study.


Internal Regulations for Doctoral Studies (Revised)



Applications can be submitted exclusively online:

Αιτήσεις Αγγ χωρίς ημερομηνίσ

 Application dates for the spring semester of the Academic year 2023-2024 : April 27 - May 30, 2023.



For additional information, please contact Ms. Marianna Prodromou (, 00357-22411651.