The Department of Production and Management Engineering was founded in 2000 and accepted its first students directly in the academic year 2000-2001. It is housed in Building I at the Vas. Sophias campus of the School of Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace.
The undergraduate studies last five (5) years and are divided into ten (10) semesters. The last semester the students they prepare their Diploma Thesis (equals 6 courses). The objective of the academic program is to produce engineers who shall be leading professionals in production and management engineering and like disciplines (including manufacturing, industrial and systems engineering).