Geology of Greece

Course Information
TitleΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ / Geology of Greece
CodeGGG 759Y
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorMarkos Tranos
Course ID40001748

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma Geōlogías (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses747

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful consummation of the lecture, the students will know: 1. the geological structur and evolution of the Hellenic orogen in the geological time 2. the tectonostratigraphy of the geological zones in the Hellenides, as well as their geotectonic significance in the Hellenic orogen and the broader area of the Alpine orogenic system in Europa and Asia 3. the poassible economic importance of each geotectonic zone
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Detailed study of the internal and external Hellenides (lithostratigraphy, magmatism, structural tectonics)
Hellenides, geotectonic zones, hinterland, vorland, flysch, HP/LT metamorphism, eclogites, extension, compression
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • field work
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page. 2) The teacher communicates with students through e-mail.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work90
Student Assessment
written exams and assignment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γεωλογία και γεωτεκτονική εξέλιξη της Ελλάδας,Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 25008,Έκδοση: 1η έκδ./2010,Συγγραφείς: Μουντράκης Δημοσθένης,ISBN: 978-960-12-1970-7 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα,Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): University Studio Press Α.Ε.
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