The objective of the “Archaeology” Division, in the undergraduate as in the postgraduate level, is for students to acquire cohesive and well established knowledge, which encompasses information from scientific and other cutting edge development in the field of archaeology. Additionally, to comprehend the concepts, methods and practices of the theoretical scientific and technological field of study which includes data from the corresponding professional field.
With the help of the above mentioned skills, the graduates of the Archaeology Division will have better opportunities when seeking a job, and will be able to work in areas which are directly connected to the field of archaeology as also to fields where general skills are required.
More specifically, they may work as archaeologists for the Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs and the local Εphorates of antiquities. Furthermore, by speaking one of the languages of the Southeastern Mediterranean which are taught in the Department (Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish), graduates may be employed in museums and collections, foreign schools of archaeology (in Greece and abroad), Cultural-Educational Departments and Administrative Divisions of Regional Governments, Municipalities and in the private sector (e.g banks), in the media (cultural news) and of course in any position in the public and private sector which requires a degree in humanities.
Finally, there is always the opportunity to continue one’s studies at a postgraduate or a doctoral level as well as to participate in archaeological research projects in Greek or foreign universities or research institutions.
The objective of the “Linguistics in the Southeastern Mediterranean” Division, in the undergraduate and postgraduate level, is for students to acquire expertise in the study of language systems, in the evaluation of linguistic theories, the formulation of rules and principles and to make deductions based on linguistic data. In combination with at least one of the languages of the Southeastern Mediterranean which are taught in the Department (Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish), graduates from this division will have greater career opportunities in fields directly related to language as in fields where general skills are required, such as research and teaching in the field of linguistics in universities and research institutions in Greece and abroad.
The graduates from the Division of “International Relations and Organizations”, who also speak one of the languages of the Southeastern Mediterranean (Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish) which are taught in the Department may be employed in government services (ministries and public organizations), in research centres, (EE, NATO, UN etc) in Greek commercial-technical enterprises and in services which are active in the Mediterranean and in Europe. Furthermore, graduates could be employed in mass media enterprises, in the diplomatic corps (ministry of foreign affairs, consulates and embassies) by furthering their education wherever needed. Additionally, in research projects in Greek or foreign universities and research institutions and in the public or private domain where a degree in humanities is required. Finally, graduates may continue their studies at a postgraduate and doctoral level.
The graduates of the Department can work in the public sector in Administrative-Financial posts. More specifically, the graduates of the Department of Archeology can also work in the public sector in Archeology related posts.