Department of Physics

The Department of Physics was founded in 1970, at the same time as the School of Physics & Mathematics and the operation of the University of Ioannina, as an independent University. The Department is currently housed in buildings Φ2 and Φ3, located in the western side of the University campus, about 4 km away from the Ioannina city centre.

The Department’s personnel consists of 48 teaching faculty members, one research faculty member, 6 technical staff members, and 6 administrative staff members. The Department hosts around 1600 undergraduate students, 100 postgraduate students and 30 PhD students.

The Department’s purpose is both to provide its students high-quality theoretical education and practical training in Physics and other related fields, and to conduct top-level scientific research.

This Undergraduate Course has a duration of 4 years and leads to a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics. It includes 30 core modules covering the basics of the field, as well as 60 elective modules covering a wide range of specialized subject areas. The Department also offers the possibility of postgraduate study, covering a wide range of subject areas, by offering five Postgraduate Courses leading to a Master’s and/or PhD degree.

  • Konstantinos Kosmidis, Professor

  • Ioannis Rizos, Professor

Contact information

Secretary: Eleni Nikolaki

Department of Physics Secretariat
Administration Building, Ground floor
University of Ioannina
45110 Ioannina

Phone: (+30) 26510 07490,7491,7192
Fax: (+30) 26510 07008

Postgraduate Study
Doctoral Studies

The PhD Course was first offered by the Department of Physics in the late 1980s following the example of foreign PhD courses. In particular, the Department established a two-semester postgraduate course and written Admission Exams. The Course was amended in the 1990s to link up and constitute a continuation of the relevant Postgraduate Courses. Upon enforcement of law 3685/2008, the Course was reformed once again and is currently operating on a provisional basis, until the UoI Internal Operating Regulations are published, based on the Department’s Operating Framework for Doctoral Study.

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