MASTER IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
Interdepartmental / Interdisciplinary
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Department of Business Administration Department of Accounting and Finance
SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES
Department of Applied Informatics
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HUMANITIES AND ARTS
Department of International and European Studies Department of Educational and Social Policy Department of Music Science and Art
SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC AND REGIONAL STUDIES
Department of Economics


The Interdepartmental Programme of Postgraduate Studies in Information Systems - University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, operates since 1996.

It focuses on the implementation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Economy, Society, Education, Business Administration, Finance and Accounting and in the promotion of academic research in the related fields.

More specifically, the programme aims at the:

  • advancement of knowledge in the related fields,

  • promotion of academic and scientific research,

  • preparation of scientists capable of following an academic career and

  • successful response in the market needs for high-skilled employees in companies-institutions of the private and public sector.

The Programme is structured on the basis of scientific and practical approach to contemporary technological and economic-business issues, thus providing to its graduates valuable skills for professional and academic development in the highly-demanding and competitive workplace.

The Programme leads to the following academic titles:

  • M.Sc. in Information Systems

  • Ph.D. in Information Systems

Admissions

The M.Sc. programme begins on February and applications are submitted from October until mid January. After the closing date for the submissions, all applicants participate in written examinations, in the area of "Management Information Systems". Applications for the Ph.D. programme are submitted twice per year (December and June).

The exact dates (application deadlines, exams etc.) are announced in the Programme's web site (http://mis.uom.gr), in the web site of University of Macedonia (http://www.uom.gr) and in local press.

Management-operation

The Programme is managed by a six-member Board (Interdepartmental Committee) and operates according to the Official Regulations of Interdepartmental Programmes of Postgraduate Studies of University of Macedonia.

Faculty

The Academic Staff of the Programme is comprised of 26 academics-professors from University of Macedonia, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki. External speakers are also invited, for lectures and workshops in specialized topics.

Infrastructure

The Interdepartmental Programme of Postgraduate Studies in Information Systems owns a computer lab with 30 PC stations, where most of the programme's courses are taught. The use of the computer lab is free to all the postgraduate students of the programme (Master's diploma students and Ph.D. candidates), according to the lab's time schedule which is announced in the beginning of each semester. The Interdepartmental Programme proceeds to the creation of a new-modern computer lab, estimated to operate until the end of 2012.

Postgraduate students can also use the Main Computer Lab of the University of Macedonia, with 60 PC stations, the facilities and electronic resources of the Library of University of Macedonia and the services of the Erasmus Office, the Employment Office etc.

For further information about the Interdepartmental Programme of Postgraduate Studies in Information Systems, visit our web site http://mis.uom.gr