The Department of Geography was founded in 1999 and in the year 2000 received its first students. The year 2010 has marked ten years of dynamic educational and scientific presence of the Department in the academic life of the country.
Since 2005-2006 the Department operates a Programme of Postgraduate Studies entitled “Applied Geography and Spatial Planning”. The programme includes three thematic areas which are supported by the academic staff of the Department. The Postgraduate Programme attracts every year an escalating number of applicants.
The educational activity of the Department is supported by its permanent staff members, contract staff members, technical/ assisting staff members in different specialities, and also by doctoral students providing assistance work in the laboratories.
The Department is administrated by the Staff Council headed by Ch. Halkias (Associate Professor) and E. Karimbalis (Associate Professor) as vice-Head. Director of the post-gradute programme is Ms. K. Sapountzaki (Associate Professor).