M.Sc. in Applied Statistics



The postgraduate program in applied statistics is to train postgraduate students to the following fields:


​In particular, the program aims at:

  1. Creating specialized scientists in fields compatible with the research activity, the respective specialization fields of the undergraduate program and with the department’s faculty.

  2. Educating senior executives of companies and organizations in the private and public sector in order to meet the needs of their specialized activities in data analysis.

  3. To internationally promoting the University and to develop collaborative networks with the international scientific community and the maximum possible activation within the framework of the opportunities offered at European and global level.

  4. Linking the educational process to the needs of the market and the economy in general.


The duration of the Program is five semesters, of which the 5th is dedicated to the thesis writing. Classes take place 2 afternoons per week. 


During the first, second and third semester there is a total of eight obligatory courses. In the third and fourth semester, there are four optional courses.

The full study guide for the academic year 2022-23 can be found here.


1st Semester


Applied Probability – Estimation  (5 ECTS)

Hypothesis Testing – Linear Models (5 ECTS)

Statistical Applications using R (5 ECTS)


2nd Semester



Optimization Techniques (5 ECTS)

Generalized Linear Models (5 ECTS)

Time Series Analysis and Forecasting using R (5 ECTS)


3rd Semester



Medical Statistics (5 ECTS)

Computational Statistics using R (5 ECTS)


OPTIONAL COURSES taken from the list below (5 ECTS)

4rt Semester

Four Optional Courses taken from the list below (15 ECTS in total):


Applied Bayesian Statistics (5 ECTS)

Statistical Learning (5 ECTS)

Survival Analysis (5 ECTS)

Sampling (5 ECTS)

Quality Control and Reliability (5 ECTS)

Clinical Trials (5 ECTS)

High dimensional Statistics (5 ECTS)

Financial Mathematics with Applications in MATLAB and PYTHON (5 ECTS)

Inventory Theory and Supply Chain Management (5 ECTS)


5th Semester

Thesis writing (30 ECTS)

You can find a short description of the courses here.

The programs regulation is here (in Greek).

The PD for the program's regulation can be found here (in Greek).

Proclamation for the academic year 2022-23.

Hellenic Statistical Authority - EMOS  - Post-graduate education in Official Statistics at European level

Data Analysis
Big Data and Computational Statistics
Applied Probability