The Department of Economics was founded in 1996 and admitted its first students in 1998.
The Department’s faculty members have extensive teaching experience and research records in high quality journals.
The undergraduate program covers a wide range of modules in micro- and macroeconomics, public and monetary economics, labor economics, industrial organization and entrepreneurship, international trade and European economics, economic history, finance and accounting and quantitative methods (mathematics, statistics and econometrics). Two specializations are offered: 1. Economic Analysis and Policy 2. Applied Economics and Quantitative Methods
The Department offers a postgraduate program in Economic Analysis.
The Department offers a doctoral program (Ph.D) in Economics.
The Department also supports the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of the University of Ioannina by offering entrepreneurship courses to all students on campus. The Department is an active participant in ERASMUS+ program having around 90 interdepartmental agreements with universities throughout Europe.