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The Department of Social and Education Policy produces graduates who are in a position to cultivate and advance social sciences, especially in the fields of Social and Education Policy, as well as to plan, implement and monitor interventions related to these interdisciplinary fields. Department graduates possess the scientific knowledge and skills in order to pursue careers -in accordance with the related laws - in a variety of public, private and third sector organisations. Indicatively, Department graduates can work as

  • scientific and/or administrative staff members in organisations that oversee, plan, implement and evaluate social policy in areas such as health, social security, social welfare, employment, migration policy, crime prevention policy, penitentiary institutions, etc.
  • scientific and/or administrative staff members in Higher Education Institutions, as well as in organisations that oversee, plan, implement and evaluate education policy, either as regards the education system as a whole, or specific levels of the system.
  • social planners of programmes in organisations of the public or private sector specialised in training and implementation of specific social policy programmes focusing on vulnerable groups (children, the elderly, the socially excluded, the unemployed, etc.) and on rehabilitation and social inclusion of patients, drug addicts, prisoners, etc.
  • Designers and implementers of in-service training programmes addressed to teachers and teacher trainers in topics related to educational design and administration and educational evaluation
  • Designers and implementers of educational and training programmes in organisations of professional education and training of both the public and the private sector, in educational programmes addressed to specific populations, in organisations offering informal and non-formal education as well as organisations seeking to educate, inform and raise awareness in the general public on a variety of issues.
  • Designers and implementers of additional and alternative educational or informative material (in printed, digital or audio-visual form) covering needs of formal, informal and non-formal education, and aimed at educating and informing about current developments in knowledge and / or social issues.
  • Researchers in public or private organisations
  • Teaching / Research staff members In higher education institutions in Greece and abroad, as long as they acquire the additional qualifications required by the law for such positions.

Further information about career prospects in public, private, third sector, European and international organisations and in research can be found at

career prospects Social Policy

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