Results of the 2018 call for application / Information on awarding EMOS label to Master Programme “Statistics and modelling” of the Department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh)

On the 7th of February 2019, the European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) unanimously approved the proposed list of the Master programmes which were evaluated by the EMOS Board and therefore received EMOS certification.

The Master Programme in "Statistics and Modelling" of the Department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the first Greek Master programme that manages to enter the selected pan-European team of Master Programmes with the prestigious Eurostat "EMOS label” (European Master in Official Statistics).

The EMOS label certification will be valid for four (4) years, from the spring of 2019 until the end of spring of 2023 (Academic year) and is recognized by all national Statistical Institutes (NSIs) in the EU, the Central Banks of the Member States and by many European and national bodies.

In order to obtain the EMOS labelled certification, the graduates of the Master in Mathematics with specialization in "Statistics and Modelling" of the Department of Mathematics of AUTh, are required to:

A. have successfully passed ALL the courses of the following list:

  • Official Statistics
  • Sampling and Statistical Processing
  • Statistics and Decision Making
  • Special Issues in Official Statistics: Demography, National Accounts, Analysis of Sampling Data
  • Stochastic Methods

B. have successfully passed ONE of the following courses:

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Asymptotic Statistics

C. have successfully passed ONE of the following courses:

  • Information, Entropy and Complexity
  • Optimal Control Theory

D. have completed a 6-week internship at ELSTAT (up to 5 students are accepted. The selection is made at the beginning of the spring semester and is based on their grades in the courses listed in section A).

E. The master's thesis has to focus on Official Statistics.