Greece, Chios island

Shipping, Transportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives

when 19 July 2015 - 5 August 2015
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 700

The Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean is hosting its new course under the general title STT CAMP 2015: “Shipping, Transportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives”. The course offers participants advanced knowledge to comprehend the rapid changes in the shipping and transport market structure, identify their drivers and better understand strategies of world shipping and transportation leaders. A teaching staff of 30 Professors and Lecturers will run 24 theoretical and applied lectures and tutorials combining innovative interdisciplinary scientific methods with state-of-the-art case studies, participative business games and workshops.
The whole course program is divided into two (2) thematic Units:
• Thematic Unit 1. “Shipping Market Cycles in the 21st century: Still in Crisis”
(Oinousses island from July 19th until July 24th, 2015)
• Thematic Unit 2. “Planning and Decision Tools in Shipping, Transportation and Ports” (Chios island from July 27th until August 5th, 2015)
The course is offered in English.
https://sttcamp2015.pns.aegean.gr/sttcamp2015-home

Course leader

The leader of the course is the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean ( http://www.stt.aegean.gr/ ). The Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport was founded in 1998 in Chios island and its inception is concordant

Target group

The course is addressed to maritime and transport researchers, PhD students and young professionals. A number of 34 students and professors from Shanghai Maritime University will also attend this summer course, in the frames of a specific collaboration agreement with the University of the Aegean.
The course is open to participants on a first come-first served basis. The maximum number of attendants is limited. Registration is due by 2015, July, 5th.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to provide maritime and transport researchers, PhD students and young professionals with a thorough foundation on how the shipping and transport markets work and where new business perspectives derive from. It offers participants an excellent opportunity to explore the key aspects of shipping and transport business through interactions between academia and the business real world.

Credits info

5 ECTS
Participants can apply either for the whole STT CAMP 2015 course or for one of the two thematic Units offered. Course participants will get an attendance certificate and a certificate supplement upon successful completion of the evaluation.
For doctoral programs, the whole course corresponds to 5 ECTS credits.

Fee info

EUR 700: For the whole STT CAMP 2015 course. Participants can apply either for the whole STT CAMP 2015 course or for one of the two Thematic Units offered.

Accommodation is not included in the fees.
In Oinousses and Chios islands participants may ask for the guidance of the STT CAMP 2015 Secretariat, Mrs Aggeliki Athanassiou and Mrs Dimitra Rafteli ( sttcamp2015@aegean.gr), to recommend them small hotels or hostels to stay in affordable prices.
EUR 400: - for Thematic Unit 1 attendance in Oinousses island: 300 Euros
- for Thematic Unit 2 attendance in Chios island: 400 Euros.

Accommodation is not included in the fees.
In Oinousses and Chios islands participants may ask for the guidance of the STT CAMP 2015 Secretariat, Mrs Aggeliki Athanassiou and Mrs Dimitra Rafteli ( sttcamp2015@aegean.gr), to recommend them small hotels or hostels to stay in affordable prices.