Shipping, Transportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives for World Shipping Leaders - STTCAMP2014

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport
15 Jul 2014 to 1 Aug 2014





Summer Course:


“STT CAMP 2014”

ShippingTransportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives for World Shipping Leaders

 15th July – 1st August 2014

Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport - University of the Aegean

Chios island-Greece 


The Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean, in collaboration with the Shanghai Maritime University of China, is hosting the new Summer Course on:


 “Shipping, Transportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives for World Shipping Leaders,

 from July, 15th until August, 1st, 2014, at Chios island, Greece.


 The aim of the course is to provide 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. The course offers advanced knowledge to comprehend the rapid changes in the shipping and transport market structure, identify their drivers and better understand strategies of world shipping leaders. 19 Professors will run 31 theoretical and applied lectures and tutorials combining innovative interdisciplinary scientific methods with state-of-the-art case studies, participative business games and workshops.


 The lectures of this three weeks course cover three (3) Thematic Units:


  • Unit 1: Global shipping markets and financial decisions
  • Unit 2: Planning tools and technologies for shipping and transport
  • Unit 3: Maritime policy, shipping and port management


The course offers participants an excellent opportunity to explore the key aspects of shipping business through interactions between academia and the business real world. Course participants will get an attendance certificate and a credit certificate upon successful completion of the evaluation. For doctoral programs, the whole course corresponds to 6 ECTS credits.


 Participants can apply either for the whole program or for one or two of the Units offered. Two (2) ECTS credits are assigned to each Unit.


This Summer Course is supported by the University of the Aegean project “The University of the Aegean, the prominent and driving factor for the economic and social growth of the wide Aegean area” of the Operational Programme “Education and Lifelong Learning”, which is co-funded by the European Union (European Social Fund) and National Resources.


The course is open to participants on a first come-first served basis. The maximum number of attendants is limited. 


The registration fee for attending the whole program is 500 euros. For attending part of the program (one or two Thematic Units) the registration fee is 350 euros. Accomodation is not included in the fees.


For further information:

‘STT CAMP 2014’ Secretariat:

Aggeliki Athanassiou ( )