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Selection Criteria

Candidates for this MSc should have accomplished the first cycle of studies which would consist of 180 or 240 ECTS and have acquired degrees in Communication & Media Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Law Studies, or other relevant academic fields, and holders of any undergraduate university degree in fields similar to the program. Graduates from faculties of Communication, Media and Journalism or similar in Greece and abroad are accepted by priority, under the condition that they meet all other entry requirements. Foreign students are strongly advised to check the following website with a regularly updated list of foreign Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) recognized by DOATAP, the  "Hellenic Naric": (

After an initial evaluation of the application material, shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal interview and those residing outside Athens and abroad will be interviewed via Skype. The final selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • The overall grade of the diploma/postgraduate degree: 20%

  • Adequate knowledge of any other international language besides English: 15%

  • Possession of a second degree and/or other postgraduate degrees in a subject related to the MSc or relevant publications: 15%

  • Related specialization to the field of the MSc, research activity and/or professional experience (participation in conferences, participation in research or educational programs): 20%

  • Personal interview by the committee in order to ascertain the academic experience, performance and interests of the candidates and is evaluated on a 1-10 scale: 30%

Applicants interested in Specialization 3 are required to be fluent or to become fluent speakers until their graduation in one of the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Georgian, French, Farsi, Dari, Kurdish, Spanish, Portuguese, Lingala, Swahili, Bengali, Pashto, Somali, Ukrainian, Russian.

The candidates may be invited again to follow-up interview, in the event of a tie for the last position. The final selection will be published on the website and contacted via mail.

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