Vasileios Kosmas is a PhD candidate in the field of Maritime Logistics at the Kühne Logistics University since February 2015. His PhD program under the supervision of Professor Dr. Michele Acciaro specializes in sustainable shipping and runs in cooperation with the Copenhagen Business School.
Vasileios received his MSc degree in Marine Transport with Management from Newcastle University in 2014. His gain in expert theoretical knowledge and the improvement of his research skills contributed to his achievement of being awarded his MSc with distinction (i.e. First Class Honours). In addition, Vasileios received a distinction grade for his final thesis with the title “Inland waterway shipping of containers in Germany”. The thesis presented the up-to-date role of this mode of container transport in Germany’s logistics system (environmental friendliness, economic considerations, social aspects etc.) and identified also if there are any potentials for its further market expansion.
Vasileios holds also a BSc degree in Economics, with focus on Planning and Development, from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). Moreover, he gained valuable professional experience as an economic consultant and analyst during his internship in the Development Company of the Professional Chamber of Thessaloniki.