of Demographic and Social Analyses (University of Thessaly) and the
Institute of Demographic Studies (University Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV
– France) have organized a joint Greek-French postgraduate
Programme leading to an M.Sc. degree in Demography and the Economics of
Development and Integration (with specialization in Population,
Development and Foresight). This joint Master’s course began
offering courses in the academic year 2005-2006. It is a one-year
course (two semesters) and comprises 4 modules followed by a practicum
and a dissertation.
The aim of
this Programme is to provide graduates of various disciplines and
backgrounds a degree of specialization in the crosscutting issues of
demography and sustainable development, the knowledge of which is a
prerequisite for strategic planning at all spatial levels.
Thus, it seeks to form experts with
consulting or executive functions in decision making in the
fields of development planning at central and regional level.
Given the character of its subject, the course’s educational
approach is by definition interdisciplinary.
and examinations are in French and the basic textbooks and reading
lists suggested in French and English. Sufficient knowledge of these
two languages is therefore a prerequisite for admission.