About Department of Statistics and Insurance Science:
The aim of the Department of Statistics and Insurance Science of the University of Piraeus is the theoretical and practical training of students in the fields of Statistics and Insurance Science, including Actuarial Science. The courses offered are a combination of theoretical and applied subjects. The students in the Department have the opportunity of specializing in both Statistics and Insurance Science through a balanced integrated program of carefully selected undergraduate courses. The graduates of the Department are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with statistical analyses in centers of applied research, to become quantitative analysts or risk managers in financial institutions and insurance companies, or to pursue a career as an actuary. A substantial number of our graduates goes on to pursue postgraduate studies in their chosen field of interest from a wide spectrum of subjects. With regard to research infrastructures, the Department uses the four computer labs of the University. It owns a computer lab with 26 workstations used exclusively by the Department to meet the laboratory needs of its graduate students.
About the University of Piraeus:
The University of Piraeus was founded in 1938 under the title of the “School for Industrial Studies”, by the Industrialists and Tradesmen Association. In 1945 it was renamed to “Higher School for Industrial Studies” while in 1958, the “Higher School for Industrial Studies» was again renamed to “Graduate School of Industrial Studies”, with its headquarters in Piraeus. Finally, in 1989, the “Graduate School of Industrial Studies” was renamed to University of Piraeus. Today, the following nine Departments are run by the University of Piraeus: (i) Economics, (ii) Business Administration, (iii) Statistics and Insurance Science, (iv) Financial Management and Banking, (v) Industrial Management, (vi) Maritime Studies, (vii) Informatics, (viii) Technology Teachers Education, (ix) International and European Studies. These Departments award degrees and doctorates in the corresponding scientific fields.