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M.Sc in Sustainable Management of Aquatic Environment (SMAE)

SMAE was established at the academic year of 2004-05. It is a one year (2 semesters in 13 months) postgraduate degree by six (6) taught courses and a research thesis. The offered studies focus on the conservation and management of marine and inland aquatic ecosystems. The main objective of this degree is to enable graduates to carry out basic and applied research on issues related to aquatic ecosystems. SMAE is designed for those students wishing to obtain professional graduate training in applied science with a focus on management of aquatic resources. SMAE requires a research/bench fee of 3,000€, however, a limited number of fellowships/scholarships may be available.

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Ph.D in Aquatic Living Resources

Minimum duration of research leading to a Ph.D. thesis is set at three years. The Ph.D. title is awarded upon successful completion of a novel research thesis through an open viva to the Examination Committee. Postgraduates are also required to attend a series of postgraduate courses depending on their academic background.

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NEW Master of Science course



Innovative Technologies in Aquaculture


Aim and Objectives

Aim: Provide a high level knowledge and understanding of the innovative technologies in the global aquaculture  industry

Objectives: Prepare experts in facing the current and emerging issues in

Production – Processing – Marketing: S c i e n t i f i c        f i e l d s

An integrated MSc Course


8 Specific Courses

Production (4):

1. Reproduction & Genetics.

2. Feeding & Nutrition.

3. Health Management in Aquaculture.

4. Environmental Management

Processing (2):

5. Sea Food Safety & Quality.

6. Sea Food Modern Technologies & Packaging

Marketing (2):

7. Marketing in Aquaculture

8. World Trade and Policy in Aquaculture



q From the Dept. of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment

q Well recognized experts from the international academic society


global aquaculture industry stakeholders


1 year full time intensive course

6 Required courses

4 Compulsory


2 Optional – elective courses

6 courses: 42 ECTS

Dissertation: 33 ECTS



7.000 Euros (approximately)



Administration office:

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Tel: +44 2421093003

Konstantinos Polymeros

Assistant Professor

Fytoko str., 

38446 Volos, Greece

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Tel.: +30 24210 93264


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