Master's Programme Quality Policy

Quality Policy 

MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain  Management

Quality Policy 

The Quality Assurance Policy of the School of Economics is in accordance with the quality  policy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, as it has been approved by the  Institution's Senate and reflects its core values. 

The School of Economics ensures and highlights the quality of its teaching, research, and  administrative work, through the continuous improvement of all its functions and with the  participation and contribution of all its members. 

The School organizes and implements master’s degree Programs of high standards in the  most prominent areas and fields of economics, oriented to current trends and  requirements, thereby strengthening its academic profile. In addition, the School is  committed to the development of a creative research and work environment for all its  teaching, research and administrative staff as well as to the development of a creative  academic environment for its students. 

Implementation of Quality Policy – Quality Assurance 

The School of Economics and the MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management in  particular are committed to implementing the quality policy, which strengthens the  academic profile and orientation of the MSc program, promotes its purpose, implements  its objectives (as set annually) and determines the means and actions of achieving them.  It ensures the participation of the interested parties and implements the appropriate  internal and external quality procedures with the ultimate aim of continuous  improvement. Moreover, the School is committed to fostering a climate of  communication and cooperation between all members (staff, students and interested  parties) of the School. 

The School of Economics and the MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management apply the  quality assurance procedures of the Internal Quality Assurance System (QMS) Quality  Manual of the University. The implementation of the ESDP procedures are carried out in  collaboration with the Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) of the University. The quality  assurance procedures are a valuable tool for the School and the Master's Programs to  implement their teaching and research activities, to ensure the achievement of their goals  and to upgrade their academic work in general. 

The School of Economics and the MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management are  committed to implementing the quality procedures that demonstrate: 

  • the appropriateness of the structure and organization of the Master's Program
  • that the intended learning outcomes and qualifications are in line with the  European and National Higher Education Qualifications Framework
  • the promotion of the quality and effectiveness of the teaching/research work of  the Master's Program 
  • the suitability of the teaching staff qualifications for the Postgraduate Program
  • the drafting, implementation and review of specific annual quality objectives for  the improvement of the Master's Program 
  • the market demand for the acquired qualifications of its graduates
  • the quality of support services 
  • the efficient use of the Master's Program resources (from tuition fees)
  • conducting the annual internal evaluation and review of the quality assurance  system for the "Logistics & Supply Chain Management" Master's Program, with  the cooperation of OMEA and MODIP of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 

The processes for the monitoring and continuous quality improvement for the MSc in  Logistics & Supply Chain Management are: 

  • Implementation of policy for the quality assurance of the Master's Program, its  periodic review and revision (when required). 
  • Planning of the Postgraduate Studies Program, in accordance with the current  Legislation and the Regulations of Aristotle University, taking into account  whenever possible the opinions of students, graduates of the Department and  collaborating bodies. 
  • Harmonization with the current legislative framework and regulations.
  • Application of Regulations of the Postgraduate Studies Program and other  Regulations and Regulatory Decisions of AUTH. 
  • Submission of the Course Description Form to the MODIP information system, by  the teaching staff. 
  • Evaluation of courses and tutors by the students. 
  • Various methods of student evaluation. 
  • Attempt to monitor the development and professional rehabilitation of graduates  of the Postgraduate Studies Program. 
  • Teaching staff (selection, regulations, performance, support). 
  • Allocation and management of the Master's Program resources (infrastructure,  equipment, etc.). 
  • Collection and processing/analysis of quality data to ensure the quality of the  MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Program. 
  • Monitoring, analysis and comparison with national and international indicators.
  • Disseminating information about the Graduate Program. 
  • Quality and systematic updating of the MSc in Logistics & Supply Chain  Management website for the dissemination of all relevant information for the  Program. 
  • Mechanisms for feedback and corrective actions (when required).
  • Conducting an annual internal evaluation (monitoring, control and revision of the  Master's Program), based on the directives of ETHAAE and MODIP. 
  • Support of external evaluation and certification processes, in collaboration with  MODIP. 

Quality Objectives

The quality objectives on which the School of Economics will direct its efforts for the MSc  in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Program are: 

  1. Modernization, Certification, Internationalization of the Study Program.
  2. Improvement of the educational process 
  3. Qualitative adequacy of the teaching staff 
  4. Graduate satisfaction, care for professional career 
  5. Strengthening the international profile of the curriculum 
  6. Improvement of the learning environment and the daily operation 7. Fully updated and reliable information 


The Quality Policy is announced and disseminated to the academic and administrative  staff, the students, and all other involved parties. The Quality Policy is posted on the  Program’s website.


Maria Paschalidou

“My experience as a postgraduate student in “Logistics and Supply Chain Management” at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was very interesting indeed. I met new people and experts in the field and I have learned a lot that helped me identify my area of interest. Cooperation with staff members was excellent. Thank you for the interesting experience!”

Grigoris Papathanasiou

Logistics Manager, Barba Stathis S.A.

“Being a practitioner in logistics it was a big decision for me to join the MSc in Logistics and supply chain management. In retrospect it was the best decision. It helped me put everything into perspective. Being back to school feels great!”

George Andreou

“The specialization that the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management offers is unique. Apart from the great education and a very rich academic schedule, the educational trips and visits offered us the chance to see how everything applies to the real business world. Last but not least, a big thank you to our professors who where by our side in every step of the process.”

Kostas Tziantopoulos

“Supply Chain Management is a continuous developing field, and especially in Greece, the last few years. I chose the MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, in order to strengthen my academic background. The program offers the best mix of qualitative and quantitative courses and helps students to obtain both wide and specialized knowledge. Furthermore, on-site visits in Thessaloniki and Hamburg brought us in touch with senior management executives and helped us have a clear view of how theory is put to practice.”

Fotis Kirilidis


“The MSc Program in Logistics and Supply Chain is the right platform for those which they want to grow as professionals in the Logistics Industry. The most essential parameters needed by the market could be found in the courses, providing to the participants valuable knowledge and a competitive advantage. We would definitely recommend the course for those which they want to be involved in the Supply chain industry, as it clearly prepares candidates for a successful entrance in the most promising sector of the Greek economy.”

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