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International Hellenic University
Διεθνές Πανεπιστήμιο της Ελλάδος
Higher Education
Educational Institution
Greece University System
Established2005 / 2019
PresidentAthanasios Kaisis
Campus16,000 m²

The International Hellenic University (IHU; Greek: Διεθνές Πανεπιστήμιο της Ελλάδος) was initially established by Law (No 3391/2005) in October 2005 and was based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU was Greece’s first public university where programmes were taught exclusively in English comprised three Schools which offered twenty-four (24) master programmes.

In 2019, the International Hellenic University was re-established by Law (No 4610/2019), and now comprises nine Schools and thirty-three(33) Departments with campuses in Thessaloniki (Thermi and Sindos), Kavala, Serres, Drama, Katerini, Edessa, Kilkis, Didymoteicho. The two Schools (School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics and the School of Science and Technology) of the IHU belong to the University Center of International Programmes of Studies (UCIPS) of the International Hellenic University (IHU) offering programmes that are taught exclusively in English. The university is financed by the European Union and the Greek state.

Schools and departments

Schools Departments
School of Geosciences
  • Department of Agricultural Biotechnology and Oenology (Drama)
  • Department of Agriculture (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Forestry & Natural Environment (Drama)
  • Department of Food Science and Technology (Thessaloniki)
School of Design Sciences
  • Department of Creative Design and Clothing (Kilkis)
  • Department of Interior Architecture (Serres)
School of Health Sciences
  • Department of Biomedical Sciences (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Midwifery (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Nursing (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Nursing (Didymoteicho Branch)
  • Department of Physiotherapy (Thessaloniki)
School of Exact Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science (Kavala)
  • Department of Physics (Kavala)
  • Department of Chemistry (Kavala)
School of Social Sciences
  • Department of Early Childhood Education and Care (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Library, Archive and Information Science (Thessaloniki)
School of Engineering
  • Department of Industrial Engineering and Management (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Environmental Engineering (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Information and Electronic Engineering (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Computer, Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (Serres)
  • Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics Engineering (Serres)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering (Serres)
  • Department of Civil Engineering (Serres)
School of Economics and Business Administration
  • Department of Supply Chain Management (Katerini)
  • Department of Business Administration, Marketing and Tourism (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Management Science and Technology (Kavala)
  • Department of Accounting and Information Systems (Thessaloniki)
  • Department of Accounting and Information Systems (Kavala)
  • Department of Economic Sciences (Serres)
  • Department of Business Administration (Serres)
School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics

(English MSc programmes only, Thermi Campus)

  • Executive MBA
  • LLM in Transnational and European Commercial Law, Banking Law, Arbitration/Mediation
  • MSc in Energy Law, Business, Regulation and Policy
  • MA in Art Law and Arts Management
  • MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business
  • MSc in Bioeconomy: Biotechnology and Law
  • MSc in Management
  • MSc in Banking & Finance
  • MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management
  • MA in Black Sea & Eastern Mediterranean Studies
  • MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia
  • Master in Orthodox Ecumenical Theology
  • MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management
School of Science and Technology

(English MSc programmes only, Thermi Campus)

  • MSc in Data Science
  • MSc in ICT Systems
  • MSc in e-Business and Digital Marketing
  • MSc in Mobile and Web Computing
  • MSc in Cybersecurity
  • MSc in Smart Cities and Communities
  • MSc in Energy Systems
  • MSc in Energy and Finance
  • MSc in Energy Building Design
  • MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability
  • MSc in Strategic Product Design

See also