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System of Operation

The College operates on the academic semester system and on the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). Most modules carry 6 European Credit Units (ECTS), although lectures, independent projects, laboratory workload and internships may be evaluated differently.

Master Degrees

The Full-time program of studies normal duration is 1 year (12 months) and it will be delivered weekly within two (2) academic semesters plus the summer session. To qualify for the MBA degree, students will be required to complete a program of studies totalling 90 ECTS. Lectures will be conducted during weekdays. During the 1st semester, four (4) compulsory courses will be provided, totalling 28 ECTS. During the 2nd semester, one (1) compulsory course and three (3) elective courses will be provided, totalling 26.5 ECTS. During the summer session, one (1) elective course will be provided, totalling 6.5 ECTS. The MBA Dissertation is obligatory, corresponds to 30 ECTS, commences during the 1st semester and submitted at the end of the summer session.

The Part-time program has three different options: 18 months (option 1), 18 months (option 2) or 24 months (option 3).

Part-time program - Option 1: The normal duration of the program is 1½ years (18 months) and it will be delivered within three (3) academic semesters. To qualify for the MBA degree, students will be required to complete a program of studies totalling 90 ECTS. Lectures will be conducted during weekdays. During the 1st semester, three (3) compulsory courses will be provided, totalling 21 ECTS. During the 2nd semester, two (2) compulsory courses and one (1) elective course will be provided, totalling 20.5 ECTS. During the 3rd semester, three (3) elective courses will be provided, totalling 19.5 ECTS. The MBA Dissertation is obligatory, corresponds to 30 ECTS, commences during the 1st semester and submitted at the end of the 3rd semester.

Part-time program - Option 2: The normal duration of the program is 1½ years (18 months) and it will be delivered within three (3) academic semesters. To qualify for the MBA degree, students will be required to complete a program of studies totalling 90 ECTS. Lectures will be conducted every other Friday-Saturday (4-hour long lectures). During the 1st semester, three (3) compulsory courses will be provided, totalling 21 ECTS. During the 2nd semester, two (2) compulsory courses and one (1) elective course will be provided, totalling 20.5 ECTS. During the 3rd semester, three (3) elective courses will be provided, totalling 19.5 ECTS. The MBA Dissertation is obligatory, corresponds to 30 ECTS, commences during the 1st semester and submitted at the end of the 3rd semester.

Part-time program - Option 3: The normal duration of the program is 2 years (24 months) and it will be delivered within three (3) academic semesters. To qualify for the MBA degree, students will be required to complete a program of studies totalling 90 ECTS. Lectures will be conducted every other Friday-Saturday (3-hour long lectures). During the 1st semester, three (3) compulsory courses will be provided, totalling 21 ECTS. During the 2nd semester, two (2) compulsory courses and one (1) elective course will be provided, totalling 20.5 ECTS. During the 3rd semester, three (3) elective courses will be provided, totalling 19.5 ECTS. The MBA Dissertation is obligatory, corresponds to 30 ECTS, commences during the 1st semester and submitted at the end of the 3rd semester.

Bachelor Degrees

The normal duration of a Bachelor Degree is four (4) years (or 48 months), thus, in order to be awarded a diploma, students are required to complete at least one Program of Study carrying a total of 240 ECTS in 4 years. The Program consists of compulsory and elective courses. Students have the opportunity to choose the modules they will attend every semester. The academic advisor provides advice and information to help students make the right choice of modules.

Undergraduate programs are designed to be completed in eight (8) academic semesters. In each semester five (5) modules will be offered, weighing in total 30 ECTS.

Two-year Diplomas

The normal duration of the Diploma or Associate Degree is two (2) years, thus, in order to be awarded a diploma, students are required to complete at least one Program of Study carrying a total of 120 ΕCTS in 2 years.

Two-year Diplomas are designed to be completed in four (4) academic semesters. In each semester five (5) modules will be offered, weighing in total 30 ECTS.