Master of Science Program

Master of Science Program

Steering Committee, Scientific Committee

The Graduate Program includes all the topics of pregnancy complications as well legal and bioethical issues which are related with pregnancy. This complications could be generally described as “Pathology of Pregnancy” pointing the “pathological” situations that are related with pregnancy (etymology: hellenic-πάθος=suffer + λόγος=speech, knowledge). The Director of the Program is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Nikolaos Papantoniou. Distiquinshed speakers from Hellenic and foreign institutions present the latest data in the pathology of pregnancy.
The modern facilities of the clinic are equal to international standards. New technologies and methods are being used, whereas well trained and experienced staff supports educational the goals of the program.


The Steering Committee

Sophia Kalantaridou
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Director of the 3rd Dpt of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Athens-Director of the Program
University Hospital «Attikon»
Nikolaos Salakos
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens
University Hospital «Attikon»
Nikolaos Vrachis
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens
University Hospital «Attikon»
George Mastorakos
Professor of Endocrinology, University of Athens
Emmanouil Zoumakis
Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, University of Athens
Charalambos Crelias
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens
University Hospital «Attikon»



Purpose of the graduate program is to provide high quality education concerning the pathogenetic mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of complications during the pregnancy. The program combines graduate courses and practical experience in clinical and scientific topics. Graduates of the Master Program can be employed public or private that require expertise concerning the management of issues related to the pregnancy’s pathology.


Post-graduate Degrees

A potential further doctoral dissertation is possible after successful attendance of the program in accordance with statutory provisions.


Categories of graduates, number of admissions

Graduate students are admitted if they meet the necessary criteria for the successful completion of the course (Graduates of departments of medicine and other departments of related universities or technical schools of domestic or equivalent, recognized, foreign departments).



The studying period to get the Graduate Diploma is four (4) semesters. The maximum period within the program shall be completed is determined by the regulations of the state.



Distinguished scientists from Hellenic and Foreign Universities are participating in the teaching program.


The 3rd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Athens has the necessary equipment and significant number of clinical cases in order to support the teaching goals of the Graduate Program.


Events & Lectures

Selected number of students who wish may fellow in clinics abroad, whereas an exchange program for nurses, midwifes and residents is going to take place during the next semester. During the program scientific meetings on topics related to Obstetrics and Gynecology are organised with distinguished invited scientists from Hellas and abroad who are giving related lectures.


Cooperation with other Departments, Scientific institutions, Organizations (lectures, workshops, exchange programs for students)

• Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
• Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Munich, German
• Department of Endocrinology University of Ulm, Germany
• Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ôhe Princess Royal University Hospital, UK.
• Centro di Medicina Perinatale e della Riproduzione Dell 'Università Degli Studi Di Perugia
• Hellenic Data Authority
• Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens (BRFAA)-Department of Molecular Biology, Department of Bioinformatics, Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics, Academy of Athens
• Bioethics Committee of the Hellenic Orthodox Church
• Committee of Bioethics of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
• Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
• University of Ioannina
• University of Patras
• Hellenic National Research Foundation



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