Graduates of the "Applied Economics and Finance" Program have excellent employment prospects in the private sector, such as banks, financial institutions, consulting companies, both in Greece and abroad, but also in public services and organizations, such as tax authorities, independent authorities, Competition Commission, Capital Market Commission, Hellenic Fiscal Council, State Budget Office in the Parliament, etc. while unemployment among Program graduates is very low. This master program has supplied the labor market with more than 1000 of its graduates in positions of responsibility and high influence in both the public and private sectors, while it has been a springboard for distinguished academic careers both in Greece and abroad.

In addition, graduates have access to the Department's 3rd cycle of doctoral studies. The solid knowledge of the master's graduates of the Department of Economics, in a wide range of theoretical and quantitative tools, allows them to be admitted to leading study programs both in Greece and internationally, specializing in Economics, Econometrics, Finance, Prudential Policy and in Applied Economics.

Common careers for our graduates include:

  • Economist
  • Financial risk analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Economic researcher
  • Financial consultant
  • Investment analyst
  • Public sector roles