Department of Forestry, Wood Sciences and Design
The Department of Forestry, Wood Sciences and Design (DEXYS) is a new original Department for the academic data of the country that was created in 2019 at the University of Thessaly in application of Law 4589/2019.
His students attend a pioneering curriculum, lasting 5 years, which upon completion leads to the award of a single and integral postgraduate degree (integrated master) in the specialty of Forester, Wood Scientist & Product Designer. This program provides vertical knowledge from the sustainable management of the natural environment, to the utilization of its main products, with emphasis on wood and its uses, but also in product design. It is this level of knowledge that we believe is a significant competitive advantage in a job market that requires graduates with the best academic credentials, acquisition of valuable skills and integrated thinking.
The Department operates with 2 fields of study (Natural Environment Management and Wood Sciences and Product Design) from the 7th semester onwards. The Undergraduate Program provides to the students of DEXYS in addition to the compulsory courses and a wide variety of elective courses that aim at providing advanced knowledge in special subjects of the natural environment, the use of wood, the design of furniture and other objects mainly based on wood. administration, organization, economy and the introduction of modern technology in organizations and companies that find direct application in the labor market. At the same time, there are Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Programs.
The DEXYS Department has perfect infrastructure and building facilities (3 Amphitheaters, 20 laboratory and teaching rooms, 45 offices) over 4000 sq.m., which are developed in an area of over 10,000 sq.m. The laboratory and research equipment is exemplary, thus ensuring the perfect transfer of cutting-edge knowledge to the cognitive objects treated by the Department. In addition, the student is provided with relevant training in the context of his internship in both the private sector and public services.
The faculty members of the Department have a high level of research profile, with important publications in journals and conferences and with the supervision and participation in dozens of national and international competitive research programs.
The Department is based in Karditsa, a city in the center of Greece within walking distance of major urban centers, such as Larissa (50 minutes), Thessaloniki (2.5 hours) and Athens (3.5 hours). The city of Karditsa is an important academic center of higher education in the country with an extensive academic park within the residential fabric of the city, with 5 University Departments and four (4) study programs of the Integration Council (former TEI of Thessaly), and the student population that retains is significant (over 2000 active students). Due to its long tradition of hosting students, the city has developed student-friendly infrastructure, such as an extensive network of bike lanes and municipal bicycles.
The Department of Forestry, Wood Sciences and Design of the University of Thessaly has significant advantages to be an undeniably attractive academic destination for high school graduates in the country.
Β. Γρίβα 11, ΤΚ 43100 Καρδίτσα
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