In the framework of research, the University of the Aegean and more specifically the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport is a member of the internationally acclaimed TRANSPORT NET network.
TransportNET is a Network of leading University Groups involved in Transport Research and high-level Education, from several European countries, created in March 2003. These groups are located in schools of Economics and of Engineering, and their activities cover all modes and geographical ranges of transport. Its purpose is to reinforce and stimulate the quality and efficiency of the research activities carried out by its members, and then to integrate some of those activities in research programs of higher complexity carried out at the network level. TRANSPORTNET consists of eight (8) Universities of worldwide reputation for excellency and distinguished scientific contribution to the field of transportation. Besides the University of the Aegean, the other institutions are:
- University of Antwerp (Belgium)
- Université de Lyon (France)
- University of Karlsruhe (Germany)
- Ecole Polytechnique Féderale de Lausanne
- Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon)
- Delft University of Technology (Netherlands)
- University of Genova (Italy)
For more information: http://www.transportnet.org.