Shipping, Transportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives for World Shipping Leaders - STTCAMP2015

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport
27 Jul 2015 to 6 Aug 2015



Summer Course: STT CAMP 2015:

"Shipping, Transportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives"

 19th of July – 8th of August 2015

Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport 

Oinousse Island & Chios Island



The Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean, is hosting its new Summer Course STT CAMP 2015: "Shipping, Transportation and Trade: Current Advances and Market Perspectives".


The  aim of the course is to provide transport researchers, PhD students and young professionals with a thorough foundation on how 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 and transportation leaders. A teaching staff of 30 Professors and Lecturers will run 24 theoritical 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:

 -Unit 1: Shipping Market Cycles in the 21st century: Still in crisis (July 19th - 24th, Oinousses island)

-Unit 2: Planning and Decision Tools in Shipping, Transportation and Ports (July 27th - August 5th, Chios island)


Finally, a number of Educational/Technical visits in Athens and Piraeus on the 6th and 7th of August 2015 will complete the whole program. The Educational and Technical visits relate to topics of Maritime Policy and Port Management. This specific part of the program is addressed to participants from Shanghai Maritime University, based on a specific collaboration agreement with the University of the Aegean.


The course is offered in English. 


Participants can apply either for the whole STT CAMP 2015 course or for one of the two Thematic Units offered. 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 certificate supplement upon successful completion of the evaluation. For doctoral programs, the whole course corresponds to 5 ECTS credits. For participants applying to one of the two Thematic Units:

- Successful completion of Unit 1 corresponds to 2 ECTS Credits

- Successful completion of Unit 2 corresponds to 3 ECTS Credits.


STT CAMP 2015 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 offered in English.


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, 15th.


Attendance fees 

- For the whole STT CAMP 2015 course: 700 Euros 

- For Unit 1 attendance: 300 Euros

- For Unit 2 attendance: 400 Euros.


For further information:

Academic responsibles:

Prof. Amalia Polydoropoulou (

Prof. Helen Thanopoulou (

Prof. Seraphim Kapros (



‘STT CAMP 2015’ Secretariat: Aggeliki Athanassiou, Dimitra Rafteli (