Bachelor's Degree in Textile Engineering. Department of Textile Engineering. Faculty of Engineering. Piraeus University of Applied Sciences (former Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus).


On completion of his/her studies, the graduate has the following:

• Knows how to construct textiles and garments.
• Collects information on raw materials.
• Develops technical specifications of textile products.
• Ensures the required quality.
• Manufactures yarns, fabrics (woven / knitted).
• Dyes and prints fabrics.
• Designs and produces garments.
• Correlates qualitative characteristics of different textile materials.
• Applies new production technologies.
• Calculates the production cost of a product.
• Analyses textile data.
• Organizes in productive and qualitative terms an industrial unit.
• Applies CAD-CAM systems in different stages of production.
• Applies various labour safety systems.
• Develops scientific and research methods of techno-economic analysis

• Implements new technologies.
• Evaluates raw materials.
• Analyses statistical production data.
• Calculates the production cost.
• Modifies production processes.
• Organizes the production of new textile products.
• Designs new products.
• Identifies and solves problems related to the qualitative characteristics of production and machinery.
• Coordinates the production and purchase of raw materials.
• Prepares financial studies.
• Examines the construction and expansion of textile units.
• Keeps the necessary production records.
• Diagnoses damage of production machinery.
• Reorganizes production and
• Performs all activities arising on the development of textile industry.

• Controls the required raw materials in all stages of production.
• Manufactures yarns, textiles (knitted & woven).
• Paints according to the material of the product.
• Designs fabrics and garments according to the fashion requirements.
• Develops methods to improve products.
• Is aware of new technologies.
• Handles quality control instruments.
• Plans with CAD / CAM systems.
• Knows the handling of production machinery.
• Solves production problems and
• Proposes production improvements / changes according to the product.

Further Information

The curriculum of the Department of Textile covers the subject of the application of science in engineering and chemical processing of natural, artificial and synthetic fibers for textile production.
The aim of the course is to provide all the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to the students to be able to respond successfully to the demands of their sector.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.