Erasmus+ program enables students from EU countries to visit the Department of Environmental Engineering of Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH), either for studies or within the frames of a traineeship program. Incoming students may either be at the undergraduate or postgraduate level, i.e. within a M.Sc or a Ph.D program.

Erasmus+ study program

The recognition of learning outcomes within an Erasmus+ study program in DUTH follows the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). Students may also consider conducting their undergraduate or post graduate dissertation or a part of their PhD research within DUTH. To facilitate incoming students during their Erasmus+ study program, the Department of Environmental Engineering offers in English the following modules of the undergraduate curriculum:

Title Responsible Teaching Staff member Semester ECTS
Control of Solid Waste Management Systems under the framework of Circular Economy Dimitrios Komilis 9th 5
Microbial Ecology of Activated Sludge» Spyridon Ntougias 9th 5
Geographical Information Systems for assessment of climate change Alexandra Gemitzi 8th 5
Environmental Economics – Corporate Environmental Performance Ioannis Nikolaou 4th 5
Green Entrepreneurship Ioannis Nikolaou 7th 5
Materials and Environment Konstantions Christoforidis 8th 5
Physical Oceanography Georgios Sylaios 4th 5
Geographical Information Systems Alexandra Gemitzi 2nd 5
Programming with R Alexandra Gemitzi 1st 5

The Interinstitutional Agreements of the Department of Environmental Engineering can be found here

Erasmus+ Traineeship program

Erasmus+ Traineeship program does not require an active Interinstitutional Agreement between the sending and receiving institutions. Students interested in spending their Erasmus+ Traineeship within DUTH should send their traineeship proposal to the academic staff member they are interested to work with. If their proposal is accepted, the receiving institution will then provide them with the Letter of Acceptance.

Further information can also be found here, or send an e.mail to any of the Erasmus+ Academic Coordinators:

Vasilis Mpelos, Assistant Professor,
Konstantinos Christoforidis, Assistant Professor,
Evangelia Kostenidou, Assistant Professor,

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