International Hellenic University (IHU)

Introduction

The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established by Law No. 3391 in October 2005 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. Our philosophy is based on the following three concepts:

  • Academic excellence
  • Practical relevance
  • International Outlook

With backing from the Greek State and the regional business community, the IHU aims to develop as one of Europe’s leading research and academic institutions. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries. As a State University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally. The IHU offers sought-after postgraduate degrees in three Schools: School of Economics, Business Administration & Legal Studies

  • Executive MBA
  • MSc in Management
  • MSc in Banking & Finance
  • MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability (Specialisation Streams: Environmental Management, Sustainable Tourism Management)
  • MSc in Strategic Product Design (Specialisation Streams: Product Development, Operational Design)
  • MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management
  • LLM in Transnational and European Commercial Law, Mediation, Arbitration, and Energy Law
  • MA in Art, Law, and Economy
  • MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management

School of Humanities

  • MA in Black Sea Studies
  • MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia

School of Science and Technology

  • MSc in Information & Communication Technology Systems
  • MSc in e-Business, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
  • MSc in Mobile and Web Computing
  • MSc in Communications and Cybersecurity
  • MSc in Energy Systems
  • MSc in Energy Management
  • MSc in Energy Building Design


Faculty

The International Hellenic University has a strong faculty comprised of academics dedicated to research and teaching excellence. They work closely with an impressive visiting faculty of internationally distinguished academics. The programmes have been developed by experts with experience in developing courses of studies both in Greek universities and in top international universities and postgraduate programmes.

The multicultural environment of the International Hellenic University is a guarantee for the exchange of ideas and cooperation among students with different cultural backgrounds.

Do not miss the chance for quality studies in a university funded by the European Union that operates according to the highest academic standards.

Applying for a postgraduate programme

To be considered for a postgraduate programme at the IHU, candidates are required to have:

  • a good university degree in a relevant subject from a recognized University
  • proof of English competence (Proficiency or recently acquired IELTS or TOEFL)
  • two academic references

A personal interview may be required.

To be considered for the EMBA programme, candidates are required to have, in addition to the above-mentioned requirements, a minimum of two years’ full-time work experience gained after graduation.

Applications are open until all the available places are filled. Therefore you should apply as early as possible to ensure place availability. The courses start every October, apart from the EMBA which starts every January.

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For more information, you can download our 'IHU prospectus 2013' at www.ihu.edu.gr.

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University Campus

International Hellenic University

14th km Thessaloniki - Nea Moudania

57001 Thermi, Thessaloniki

Greece

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

This school also offers:

MA

MA in Art, Law and Economy

Campus Full time Part time 14  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The MA in Art, Law and Economy aims at exploring and highlighting the functional interdependence between art, law and the economy. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the legal, financial and political considerations and the corresponding regulatory approaches implemented in Europe and elsewhere concerning the creation of works of art, the art trade, the operation of the markets concerned, the function of intellectual property law at the EU and international level, the protection of cultural heritage and protection against unlawfully acquired works of art. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

The MA in Art, Law and Economy adopts a multi-disciplinary approach and is addressed to graduates of various academic backgrounds, including law, economics, political science, history of art, philosophy, etc., who wish to specialize in the interrelation between art, law and the economy.... [-]


MA in the Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Studies

Campus Full time Part time 12  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The programme offers a critical and multifarious study of the Black Sea region, from ancient history and archaeology to contemporary art and modern economy. The Black Sea region is an area of particular importance for the Eurasian region, due to its strategic location and abundance in natural resources. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The CourseThe MA in Black Sea Studies provides specialised education in demanding areas of interest such as Archaeology, History, Ethnography, Historical Geography, Art, Religion, Mythology, Politics, Diplomacy and Economy. The aim is to enhance interreligious and inter-cultural relations between different societies of Southeastern Europe.The programme is addressed to graduates in:... [-]


MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia

Campus Full time Part time 14  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Roman era. [+]

MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries. As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Programme

The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Roman era.

Programme Structure ... [-]

MSc

MSc in Banking and Finance

Campus Full time Part time 12  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The IHU MSc in Banking and Finance caters for the needs of recent graduates looking for an optimal combination of theory as well as a practical hands-on approach to the highly specified financial issues of a business or financial institution. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

The MSc in Banking & Finance caters to the needs of recent graduates looking for an optimal combination of theory as well as a practical hands-on approach to the highly specified financial issues of a business or financial institution.

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MSc in Energy Building Design

Campus Full time 14  September 2018 Greece Thessaloniki

This programme is designed for University graduates in engineering as well as graduates of other study programmes with a suitable qualification who wish to deepen and extend their knowledge in the Energy Design of buildings, such as Engineering, Geotechnical and Natural Sciences departments. [+]

Energy and its sustainability will always be a key global issue for modern contemporary societies. As the world population urbanizes, the planning and design of resilient, resource-efficient, healthy cities and metropolitan regions are of the utmost importance. Buildings are responsible for a large share of our global energy use. Energy use is, in fact, the main determinant of a building’s global environmental footprint, considering its total lifespan. In order to really stand out, young professionals need an education that is interdisciplinary: technical as well as economics/management/law related.

The International Hellenic University offers just such a diverse MSc in Energy Building Design programme that is open to candidates from different academic disciplines. Leading academics from prestigious academic institutions from Greece and abroad, together with instructors from public authorities and key players from energy-related organizations, will teach in this programme.... [-]


MSc in Energy Law, Business, Regulation and Policy

Campus Full time Part time 14 - 26  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The IHU "Master of Science in Energy Law, Business, Regulation, and Policy" has as its objective the provision of postgraduate level studies, specialization and experience in Energy Law, Βusiness, Energy Policy, and Geostrategy, as well as the general regulatory intervention in the area of the energy sector as a whole. [+]

"designed for graduates of Law & Political Sciences, Economics, Business Studies & Engineering, with a strong motivation to pursue a career in energy-related domains"

The IHU "Master of Science in Energy Law, Business, Regulation, and Policy" has as its objective the provision of postgraduate level studies, specialization and experience in Energy Law, Βusiness, Energy Policy, and Geostrategy, as well as the general regulatory intervention in the area of the energy sector as a whole. It offers a highly flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of career opportunities in many sectors.

Emphasis is given to legal, economic, geopolitical, business and environmental problems which arise and the political, legal and legislative solutions offered in the greater European and International Energy sector, in relation to Energy sources and infrastructure, international energy transactions, transportation and storage of Energy, the legal, commercial – business, regulatory, geopolitical, economic and financial issues and the resolution of disputes which arise in the energy sector, for the purpose of a holistic, all-around inter-disciplinary approach to energy issues.... [-]


MSc in Energy Management

Campus Full time 14  September 2018 Greece Thessaloniki

The International Hellenic University offers just such a diverse MSc in Energy Management programme that is open to candidates from different academic disciplines (Business/Economics, Engineering, Geotechnical as well as Natural Sciences). Leading academics from prestigious academic institutions from Greece and abroad, together with instructors from public authorities and key players from energy-related organizations, teach in the programme. [+]

Energy and its sustainability will always be a key global issue for modern contemporary societies. In order to really stand out, young professionals in the Energy sector need an education that is interdisciplinary.

The International Hellenic University offers just such a diverse MSc in Energy Management programme that is open to candidates from different academic disciplines (Business/Economics, Engineering, Geotechnical as well as Natural Sciences). Leading academics from prestigious academic institutions from Greece and abroad, together with instructors from public authorities and key players from energy-related organizations, teach in the programme.

The structure of the MSc in Energy Management has been developed to equip graduates with an in-depth understanding of energy management related issues from financial and economic perspective. It provides up to date theoretical and applied knowledge as well as all these skills that are necessary for a successful career in the booming energy sector.... [-]


MSc in Energy Systems

Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The MSc in Energy Systems is aimed at those students who wish to develop a high impact career in the booming energy sector. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

The MSc in Energy Systems currently offers two specialisation streams:

Energy management Renewable energy

The Core Modules

Intro to energy technology systems Intro to energy economics and quantitative methods Energy project valuation and financing Energy Law in Europe ... [-]

MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability

Campus Full time Part time 18  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

This programme offers students challenging, cross-disciplinary modules that are specifically designed to provide a well-rounded education on the multitude of issues in sustainable development. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

The IHU MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability focuses on understanding the current status and future trends in sustainable development and corporate responsibility. The programme provides the necessary theoretical background to understanding the concept of sustainable development in relation to the operation of firms and organisations and the applied tools and techniques to integrate sustainable practices into their management. The programme offers two streams of specialisation: - Environmental Management - Sustainable Tourism Management... [-]


MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Campus Part time 2 - 2  November 2018 Greece Thessaloniki

The MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme provides expertise in tourism with a practical orientation related to management and strategic issues in the fast-evolving tourism sector at the national and international [+]

The MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme provides expertise in tourism with a practical orientation related to management and strategic issues in the fast-evolving tourism sector at the national and international level. Greece provides the ideal place to study Hospitality and Tourism and more specifically, Thessaloniki, which has been at the crossroads of many different cultures and a student metropolis.

The Programme

The IHU MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed to:

Enable students to acquire the expertise and develop the skills for the acquisition and application of integrated solutions for the effective management of tourism enterprises in a highly competitive international environment with an emphasis on the management and economic activity of the tourist industry as well as environmental issues related to the tourism sector.... [-]


MSc in Information & Communication Technology Systems

Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The MSc in ICT Systems offers an in-depth knowledge of the latest technologies and trends in information and Communication Systems. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

An intensive curriculum taught by high profile academics with international experience, targeting graduates with ICT related backgrounds. Students receive advanced practical know-how, strong theoretical knowledge and research skills to pursue a rewarding career in industry or academia.... [-]


MSc in Management

Campus Full time Part time 12  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

This programme is based on an MBA curriculum but aimed at recent graduates from a variety of backgrounds with no working experience. It is a highly practical programme that offers the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in key areas of modern management. [+]

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

The MSc in Management caters to the needs of recent graduates looking for an optimal combination of theory as well as a practical hands-on approach to Management. The programme is a highly flexible qualification offering access to a wide range of careers in business.... [-]


MSc in Strategic Product Design

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The programme provides graduates, from various disciplines, with a key set of skills, hands-on experience on advanced software along with state-of-the-art equipment and management of operations knowledge for real-world projects which are crucial to achieving success in their chosen career. [+]

The International Hellenic University (IHU) MSc in Strategic Product Design programme offers to postgraduate students a thorough understanding of theory and practice in the areas of product design. The programme provides graduates, from various disciplines, with a key set of skills, hands-on experience on advanced software along with state-of-the-art equipment and management of operations knowledge for real-world projects which are crucial to achieving success in their chosen career.

Specialisation Streams: Product Management Product Creativity & Design Industrial Design & Innovation Aims and objectives Understanding of the current status and future trends in product design. Hands-on experience with advanced software and state-of-the-art equipment, Collaborations and consultation with design and engineering companies, Marketing and branding of new products, Interdisciplinary approach to design thinking, Management of operations knowledge for real-world projects, Innovation driven design and entrepreneurship, An insight into production techniques and modern applications. The Core Courses ... [-]

MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30  September 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on: Increasing agricultural production whilst minimizing the impact on the environment; Developing and managing agricultural enterprises of various sizes; Agricultural products marketing and trading. [+]

The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on:

Increasing agricultural production whilst minimizing the impact on the environment, Developing and managing agricultural enterprises of various sizes, Agricultural products marketing and trading.

The Programme aims at:

University and technological education institute graduates who wish to acquire expertise in sustainable agriculture and agribusiness, Professionals who wish to establish start-up agricultural companies that bring new ideas to both farming and the market, Professionals who work in the private/public agricultural/agribusiness sectors and wish to redirect their careers or enhance their existing capabilities. The Core Courses ... [-]

Master

MSc in Communications and Cyber Security

Campus Full time Part time 14 - 26  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

Every modern organisation faces security risks that threaten their valuable assets; therefore it is imperative to design secure information and communication systems to protect against these threats. What’s more, security and threats [+]

Every modern organisation faces security risks that threaten their valuable assets; therefore it is imperative to design secure information and communication systems to protect against these threats. What’s more, security and threats have been evolving hand-in-hand, making the burden of security and information assurance a continuous challenge that only highly skilled professionals can handle.

This programme offers a rich curriculum that emphasizes on communication networks and the underlying technologies and vulnerabilities, while at the same time covering critical topics such as information security, forensics, legal and ethical issues etc. The lecture series by leading academics from Greece and abroad, along with projects and dissertation work, ensure that students graduate equipped with state-of-the-art scientific knowledge and modern practical skills, on their way to becoming highly competitive at international level.... [-]


MSc in e-Business and Digital Marketing

Campus Full time Part time 14 - 26  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

This new postgraduate course aims at providing balanced and well-designed training in both the principles of software and telecommunications applied to e-Business practices, as well as the essential managerial, marketing and financing skills needed to start-up and successfully run an e-Business. [+]

Entrepreneurial skills, when combined with deep technical knowledge, can lead to producing innovative ideas in the global competitive e-Business environment. This new postgraduate course aims at providing balanced and well-designed training in both the principles of software and telecommunications applied to e-Business practices, as well as the essential managerial, marketing and financing skills needed to start-up and successfully run an e-Business. The 14-month course will appeal to graduates pursuing a career in a range of entrepreneurial, managerial and marketing positions in the ICT or other similar IT-oriented domain in the emergent creative economy. The syllabus provides a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, focusing on e-Business/e-Commerce applications and the underlying technologies:... [-]


MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management

Campus Full time Part time 12  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty. [+]

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries. As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Programme

The MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management has been developed by experts with experience in international accounting, auditing, and finance in both academia and industry. The MSc combines accounting and auditing knowledge with expertise in finance, which helps students gain the necessary knowledge of the international accounting and finance environment.... [-]


MSc in Mobile and Web Computing

Campus Full time Part time 14 - 26  October 2018 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

Since its invention in 1989, the World Wide Web has long been the main driver of development and progress, not only in the ICT sector itself but also, and most importantly, in virtually all aspects of human life. Standing on the shoulders [+]

Since its invention in 1989, the World Wide Web has long been the main driver of development and progress, not only in the ICT sector itself but also, and most importantly, in virtually all aspects of human life. Standing on the shoulders of the WWW's success, the introduction of smartphones brought about a new technological revolution, which many had foreseen as a necessary next step. Today, these two technological fields have converged into a common track, where applications and infrastructure are advancing hand-in-hand toward the vision of Ubiquitous Computing and Web 3.0. In our effort to address this trend we introduce the “MSc in Mobile and Web Computing” programme. It has been designed to provide a mixture of state-of-the-art knowledge in relevant computer science, communications, web and mobile technologies, blended with essential business skills. The lecture series by leading academic instructors from Greece and abroad, along with projects and dissertation work, mean that students graduate well equipped and highly competitive at international level.... [-]


Contact
Location address
International Hellenic University
14th km Thessaloniki - Moudania

Thessaloniki, 57001 GR