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Qualification: Doctorate in "Geography". Department of Geography. Faculty of Social Sciences. University of the Aegean.

Doctorate in "Geography". Department of Geography. Faculty of Social Sciences. University of the Aegean.

Qualification Information

Upon acquiring the Doctorate, the holder acquires the necessary scientific and technological knowledge, competences, and skills for basic and applied research in Geography. The doctors of the Department are capable of contributing to the advancement of scientific knowledge and research in Geography, either through the creation of new knowledge, or through the exercise of autonomous critical thinking, or, finally, through the combination of the above, and actively participate in the international scientific community.

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Higher education




Minimum 3 years

The Doctorate Studies Programme falls into the general context of studies of the Department and follows the same policy for the generation of knowledge and of teaching, as per the general objectives of the Department, which refer to the contribution to the core and applied research in Geography and to active participation in the international scientific community. The doctoral studies fall into the specialised and advanced research related to the most current developments in the science of Geography. The creation and operation of the Department's research laboratories, where the candidate doctors usually are registered, aim for specializing the general scientific knowledge and connecting it to the current developments in the science of Geography.

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University of the Aegean

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Λόφος Πανεπιστημίου 81100 Μυτιλήνη, Τηλ:2251036000 Φαξ:2251036009 Email: rectorate@aegean.gr

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Having high qualifications of this type, they may either be self-employed or they may work in key positions for state or private businesses and organisations.

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Access to this type is possible only for those who have obtained at least a level 7 qualification (unless it is provided for otherwise).
Holders of such type qualifications have access to programs of study of the same level.

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Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.