The Master Program in Energy anticipates the provision of scholarships on the basis of academic, but also social criteria. Scholarships are provided from the program resources as well as with the kind support of businesses and institutions which hold leading positions in the field of energy, shipping and the industry in general. In this sense, the program constitutes a bridge between the academic community and the market. In the dynamically developing field of Energy, corporations seek executives with specialized knowledge in the fields of strategy, law and economics and they award distinction and excellence. In this context, at the end of the second semester and before beginning of their thesis, students are awarded scholarships with the kind support of leading companies and institutions based on academic criteria (i.e. the performance of students and their grades during the first two semesters).
The responsible attitude, the sponsorships, the donations and the supports characterize Hellenic Petroleum Group’s culture and business strategy. HELPE Group (http://www.helpe.gr) supports and takes on programs and activities concerning academic society including a scholarship to the Master Program in Energy – Strategy, law & Economics of the University of Piraeus Greece.
Since its inception in 1956, the Eugenides Foundation (http://www.eugenfound.edu.gr/) has contributed to education through its scientific and non-scientific publications, planetarium programs, its scientific library, scientific exhibitions and other educational initiatives such as academic scholarships. In this context, Eugenides Foundation supports the Master Program in Energy by providing a scholarship to students of the Program on the basis of excellence.
The Public Gas Corporation (DEPA) S.A. (www.depa.gr) supports the Master Program in Energy at the Department of International & European Studies by awarding scholarships to the students of the program, based on excellence and their performances, according to the company’s social responsibility program and its vision for building up the next generation of young executives in the energy sector.
SIDENOR SA (www.sidenor.gr) is the largest Greek steel producer with a leading position in Greece and the Balkans, with subsidiaries dealing in the production, manufacture and sales of steel products. SIDENOR’s business performance dates back to 1962 with the establishment of VIOHALCO-SANITAS, which has been the foundation for creating a vertically integrated Group of companies with 20 subsidiaries and associated companies in Greece, 16 companies abroad and production plants in Greece, Bulgaria, Russia and FYROM. SIDENOR rewards excellence and supports the Master Program in Energy Strategy, Law & Economics, at the Department of International & European Studies, University of Piraeus, by providing a scholarship with academic criteria.
The National Natural Gas System Operator (DESFA) S.A. (www.desfa.gr) was established on 30th of March 2007, following the provisions of law 3428/2005 on liberalization of the natural gas market as a subsidiary company of DEPA S.A. The sector of the National Natural Gas System (NNGS) was transferred from DEPA S.A. to DESFA S.A. by means of spin-off. National Natural Gas System includes the National Natural Gas Transmission System (pipelines with design pressure above 19 barg) and the LNG terminal station at Revithousa island. With the transfer of the above sector to DESFA S.A., the latter acquired a full and exclusive right to the operation, management, exploitation and development of the NNGS. DESFA is also the owner of NNGS. DESFA rewards excellence and supports the Master Program in Energy Strategy, Law & Economics, at the Department of International & European Studies, University of Piraeus, by providing a scholarship with academic criteria.
The Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change (www.ypeka.gr) works to achieve the protection of the natural environment and resources, the improvement of quality of life, the mitigation and adjustment to the implications of climate change and the enhancement of mechanisms and institutions for environmental governance. The Ministry implements a series of actions in collaboration with public administration, the private sector, social partners, citizens and international community, in order to achieve the strategic objectives and eventually establish the pillars of Green Development. In this context the Ministry supports the Master Program in Energy Strategy, Law & Economics at the Department of International & European Studies, University of Piraeus and has provided its aegis in various occasions and academic initiatives.