Academic staff
Kyriaki Kosmidou


Prof. Kosmidou holds a PhD in Banking Management from the Department of Production Engineering and Management from Technical University of Crete, Greece, MSc in Finance and Economics from the University of Montreal, Canada and BSc in Mathematics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


Experience - Academic Positions

Kyriaki Kosmidou is Full Professor in Banking Finance at the School of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Head of School of Economics (9/2020-8/2022) and Director of the Postgraduate Studies in Master in Business Administration-MBA.

She has served as visiting professor, both in graduate and postgraduate studies at the Technical University of Crete (Department of Production Engineering and Management, Department of Mineral Resources Engineering), University of Crete (Department of Economics) and Athens University of Economics and Business-AUEB (Department of International and European Economic Studies and Department of Accounting and Finance).

Since 2010, she is visiting professor in the postgraduate program MSc in Banking and Finance at International Hellenic University. From 2006, she also teaches at the postgraduate program “Banking” at the Hellenic Open University and since 2019 she teaches at the Joint Postgraduate program “Banking, Finance and Accounting” of the Hellenic Open University and the University of Nicosia. She has been keynote speaker in many training seminars dealing with banking finance, portfolio management and financial risk management.


Research interests

Risk Management
Energy Economics


Publications - Conferences

She has published more than seven books as well as many research papers in issues relevant to banking management, financial risk management, banking performance evaluation, investment evaluation, portfolio management and energy economics in well-known refereed academic journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Research in International Business and Finance International Review of Financial Analysis, European Journal of Operational Research, Οmega, Optimization Letters, Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Managerial Finance, European Journal of Finance, The Energy Journal and Energy Policy She has refereed for several scientific journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Operational Research: An International Journal, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance etc.

She has presented various topics in banking finance, risk management and energy to many national and international conferences.


Scientific Associations

She is the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Association of Energy Economics and member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association and the Financial Engineering and Banking Society. She is an active member of European Financial Management Association, Multinational Finance Association, Euro Working Group on Financial Modelling, Euro Working Group on Multicriteria Aid for Decisions, Hellenic Operational Research Society.

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Courses Taught

Financial Analysis I

Analysis of Financial Statements

Banking Finance

Postgraduate Program “Master in Business Administration-MBA”


Financial Analysis

Financial Risk Management

Joint Postgraduate Studies Program of the School of Informatics and Economics of AUTH

Financial Analysis

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