Call for Postgraduate Studies (Master and PhD) (PDF)

The Department of Materials Science and Technology (TETY), University of Crete, announces a call for a limited number of paid postgraduate students for the academic year 2012-2013.

The Graduate Program requires daily participation of students in full time status. Successful completion leads to:

The main focus of the Graduate Program is the specialization and conduct of innovative research in cutting-edge of materials science and technology at a high internationally competitive level, leading to journals of high impact factor. Also, as part of their training, students participate as teaching assisants in undergraduate courses. Knowledge of English is necessary.

Areas of specialization:

Who can apply:

Application procedure:

The application, motivation letter, and the recommendation letters are completed in specific forms distributed by the Secretariat. For further information, please contact the Secretariat.

Documents to be attached with the application:

  1. Transcript
  2. A certified copy of formal degree or certificate of completion of studies.

    Note: If qualifications were obtained abroad, you need to follow the procedure of ratification of the Greek state. Interested candidates are invited to submit their application and to contact the secretariat of TETY.

  3. Proof of English Proficiency
  4. Copies of publications
  5. Up to three (3) letters of recommendation
  6. Other supplementary information at the discretion of the candidates

Note that an email account must be provided from where you will be informed on the status of your application.

The recommendation letters should be send directly to the Graduate Studies Committee.

The application submission period is set for March 14 - April 6 , 2012. The selection process will be conducted by the Committe and involves an interview that will take place May 4th, 2012 from 10:00 to 13:00.

Applications with supporting documents should be submitted or sent on time to the Secretariat of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Building Physics, Voutes, University of Crete, P.O. Box 2208, 71003 Heraklion.

For more information please contact the Secretary of the Department of Materials Science and Technology, Mrs. Styliani Kalaitzaki (tel. +30 2810-394462, email

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