Commerce, Finance and Shipping

 

The Department of Finance and Shipping accepts applications for Scholarships to new students enrolled in the PhD program starting in January 2021. The scholarships are classified in two types: Full and Part. The Full Scholarship is worth €9,600, that is, €800 monthly allowance for twelve months, plus tuition fees. The merit of the Partly Scholarship is €6,830, that is, €683 monthly allowance for ten months per year.

Scholarships will be awarded for 3 years given that the Candidate Doctor is successfully fulfilling all the PhD program. As part of the Partly Scholarships, the Candidate Doctor will offer teaching assistantship to the Department and/or provide administrative support.

The application along with the supporting documents is submitted electronically, using the online application system of the University, Student’s Portal, starting from the following link: 

https://www.cut.ac.cy/studies/phd/applying/

The last date to apply for postgraduate studies is Friday, 27th of November 2020.

 

Selection Criteria:

  1. Academic excellence: Candidates must hold a recognized University Degree and a master’s Degree in Maritime or Finance or Economics or Business Administration or Pure and Applied Sciences. The successful candidates must have very good or excellent grade in the previous programs they have attended and have sufficient knowledge of the English language*.
  2. Innovative research proposal: The candidates should submit a clear idea or question; what they propose to do. Further, they should explain why their proposal is important and identify the additional knowledge they expect to contribute to the relevant literature.
  3. Reference letters: The candidates should submit at least two (2) reference letters from people they know them at the academic or professional level.
  4. Other criteria: Other certificates and documents such as academic or professional work (publications, newspaper articles, other research etc.).
  5. Personal interview

* Acceptable evidence of English language proficiency is considered a G.C.E / I.G.C.S.E exam with a level of at least C or ELTS/IELTS of at least 6.5 or a TOEFL of at least 580 (paper-based test) / 82 (internet-based test). Graduates of an English-language University curriculum are exempt from this requirement. For the Greek language, a certificate of proficiency is a degree from a Greek-speaking secondary school or a Bachelor degree from a higher or higher education institution.

 

Research Areas:

  • One (1) post in the topic "Computational Statistics" or "Computational Econometrics"

Research Advisor: Erricos Kontoghiorghes, Professor, erricos.k@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Finance in the topic of “Financial management”

Research Advisor: Elena Kalotychou, Assistant Professor, eleni.kalotychou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Finance in the topic of “Banking or Financial Technology”

Research Advisor: Demetris Koursaros, Lecturer, demeteris.koursaros@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Finance in the topic of “Corporate Finance”

Research Advisor: Christodoulos Louca, Assistant Professor, christodoulos.louca@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post  in the topic “Digital Financial literacy

Research Advisor: Panayiotis Andreou, Assistant Professor, panayiotis.andreou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Shipping in the topic of “Shipping or Shipping Management or Shipping Economics or Transportation Logistics

Research Advisor: Photis Panayides, Professor, photis.panayides@cut.ac.cy

 

 

Information:

From the Department Secretary

Tel.: 25002628, Fax: 25002766

Commerce, Finance and Shipping

 

The Department of Finance and Shipping accepts applications for Scholarships to new students enrolled in the PhD program starting in January 2021. The scholarships are classified in two types: Full and Part. The Full Scholarship is worth €9,600, that is, €800 monthly allowance for twelve months, plus tuition fees. The merit of the Partly Scholarship is €6,830, that is, €683 monthly allowance for ten months per year.

Scholarships will be awarded for 3 years given that the Candidate Doctor is successfully fulfilling all the PhD program. As part of the Partly Scholarships, the Candidate Doctor will offer teaching assistantship to the Department and/or provide administrative support.

The application along with the supporting documents is submitted electronically, using the online application system of the University, Student’s Portal, starting from the following link: 

https://www.cut.ac.cy/studies/phd/applying/

The last date to apply for postgraduate studies is Friday, 27th of November 2020.

 

Selection Criteria:

  1. Academic excellence: Candidates must hold a recognized University Degree and a master’s Degree in Maritime or Finance or Economics or Business Administration or Pure and Applied Sciences. The successful candidates must have very good or excellent grade in the previous programs they have attended and have sufficient knowledge of the English language*.
  2. Innovative research proposal: The candidates should submit a clear idea or question; what they propose to do. Further, they should explain why their proposal is important and identify the additional knowledge they expect to contribute to the relevant literature.
  3. Reference letters: The candidates should submit at least two (2) reference letters from people they know them at the academic or professional level.
  4. Other criteria: Other certificates and documents such as academic or professional work (publications, newspaper articles, other research etc.).
  5. Personal interview

* Acceptable evidence of English language proficiency is considered a G.C.E / I.G.C.S.E exam with a level of at least C or ELTS/IELTS of at least 6.5 or a TOEFL of at least 580 (paper-based test) / 82 (internet-based test). Graduates of an English-language University curriculum are exempt from this requirement. For the Greek language, a certificate of proficiency is a degree from a Greek-speaking secondary school or a Bachelor degree from a higher or higher education institution.

 

Research Areas:

  • One (1) post in the topic "Computational Statistics" or "Computational Econometrics"

Research Advisor: Erricos Kontoghiorghes, Professor, erricos.k@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Finance in the topic of “Financial management”

Research Advisor: Elena Kalotychou, Assistant Professor, eleni.kalotychou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Finance in the topic of “Banking or Financial Technology”

Research Advisor: Demetris Koursaros, Lecturer, demeteris.koursaros@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Finance in the topic of “Corporate Finance”

Research Advisor: Christodoulos Louca, Assistant Professor, christodoulos.louca@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post  in the topic “Digital Financial literacy

Research Advisor: Panayiotis Andreou, Assistant Professor, panayiotis.andreou@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in Shipping in the topic of “Shipping or Shipping Management or Shipping Economics or Transportation Logistics

Research Advisor: Photis Panayides, Professor, photis.panayides@cut.ac.cy

 

 

Information:

From the Department Secretary

Tel.: 25002628, Fax: 25002766