Message from the Head of the Department

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The Head of the Department would like to welcome you to the official website of the Department of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus. The main aim of this website is to inform all interested parties on the academic, research and development activities of our Department.

The department covers (through the curricula and the academic research conducted) important areas of the widely and rapidly developing field of Digital Science and Technology. More specifically, the department’s curricula and research cover the areas of digital/network services, broadband (wireless and optical) networks, as well as the techno-economical management and security of digital systems.

The department’s Undergraduate Programme lasts eight semesters (4 years) and is divided into two areas of study:  the “Communications Systems and Networks” area and the “e-Services” area. The programme awards 240 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) credits and has been designed to prepare scientists capable of successfully dealing with the complex issues of modern digital technology’s systems and services development, implementation and management. Additionally, the Department’s graduates are fully vested to work in the Greek Public Sector, in the field of Computer Science.

The Department of Digital Systems offers six Postgraduate Programmes:

  1. The Postgraduate Programme in “Digital Systems & Services” leads to a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) of 90 ECTSs credits in one of following areas of study:
    • Advanced Information Systems
    • Big Data and Analytics
    • IT Governance
  2. The Postgraduate Programme in “e-Learning” leads to a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) of 90 ECTSs credits in the area of study “e-Learning”.
  3. The Postgraduate Programme in “Digital Communications & Networks” leads to a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) of 90 ECTSs credits in the area of study “Digital Communications & Networks”.
  4. The Postgraduate Programme in “Digital Systems Security” leads to a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) of 90 ECTSs credits in the area of study “Digital Systems Security”.
  5. The Postgraduate Programme in “Techno-economic Management of Telecommunication Systems” leads to a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) of 90 ECTSs credits in the area of study “Techno-economic Management of Telecommunication Systems”.
  6. The Department of Digital Systems participates in the Inter – University Postgraduate Programme “Health Care Management – Health Informatics”.

The Department also offers the opportunity to all qualified graduates of recognized Greek or foreign Universities to conduct a Ph.D. Thesis.

The Department hosts the following research laboratories: “Network-Oriented Systems & Services”, “Digital Health Services”, “Telecommunication Networks & Integrated Services”, “Systems Security”, “Telecommunication Systems”, “Technology-Enhanced Learning”.  All of the them are active at National and International level.

The Head of the Department

Konstantinos Lambrinoudakis

Associate Professor