The purpose of the Postgraduate Program of the University of Patras’ Department of Primary Education, is the specialization of graduate students in the Sciences of Education and the particular disciplines of those Sciences. The program aims οn the one hand to develop scientific thought and scientific research and on the other the training of future educators, able to adequately and effectively perform their work.

Graduates of the program can continue their postgraduate studies for a doctorate as well as participate as specialists in various professional and research fields related to education. Alongside its research mission, the Postgraduate Program aims at training upper administrative educational staff to assume advisory and managerial responsibilities and as specialists of program development in curriculum and instruction.