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Welcome to the Department of Banking and Financial Management home page.

The mission of our Department is twofold. First, to develop new venues in the Department’s program in finance that will afford exciting learning opportunities to our students. And second, to establish a leading core for modern financial research. The finance faculty is committed to sustaining excellence in teaching activities, research activities and helping our students succeed.

Academic Seminars

The departmental weekly seminar series runs every Thursday 16:15-18:00 at the University of Piraeus. Seminars are intended to promote knowledge in the area of Finance and its related fields of Economics, Econometrics and Accounting. Our guest speakers from universities, research centers, think tanks or central banks in Greece and abroad present and discuss their latest research work.

For more information on the seminar series click here

Publications and Working papers in REPEC

Graduate Studies

The Graduate Studies program in Banking and Financial Management of the University of Piraeus is one of the most specialized Programs and the first of its kind in Greece.

The Graduate Program of the Department administers:



The Scholarship Program was initiated in 1991.

Every December the representatives of the sponsors award scholarship prizes to the students of the Department of Banking and Financial Management during a ceremony taking place in the Main Hall of the University.

Scholarships are given on an annual basis to the top 4 performers at each class, up to 16 students. For more information click here

Newsletter 2012-2013 

The Newsletter of the Department of Banking and Financial Management for the period September 2012 - March 2013 has been issued. Please click here

Past Newsletters: 2010 - 2011 , 2011 - 2012


Academic Seminars 2016 - 2017

Thu. 01/06/2017, 16:15 -18:00

Pentti Saikkonen, University of Helsinki

A mixture autoregressive model based on

Student’s t-distribution

The seminar is part of the 2016-2017 Spring Semester's Weekly Seminar Series of the Department of Banking and Financial Management, University of Piraeus


Career Day

Last February, for the first time, the Department organised a Career Day for its Graduate Students.

Executives, representing a number of private businesses, public organisations and banking Institutions offered to the graduate students the opportunity to learn more about the mission of participants, while they undergo  interviews to obtain information concerning their employment prospects as well as to familiarise themselves with the procedures involved when seeking employment.