Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID100001612

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
The course has no formal prerequisites. In order for the participants to be able to understand better the structure of many financial crimes (e.g. tax evasion) and to deal with complicated theoretical issues (e.g. collective legal interests, endangerment crimes, criminal responsibility of legal persons) it is strongly recommended that they have already attended the courses Criminal Law - General part and Criminal Law - Special Part.
Learning Outcomes
Introduction to basic concepts of economic and financial criminal law (substantive and procedural) and criminality and then indicative deepening on key pieces of legislation that proscribe economic and financial crimes, so that students understand the peculiarities of this branch of criminal law and acquire the ability to use appropriate methods to solve major interpretative issues and apply the relevant provisions in the framework of practical exercises.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Concept of economic and financial crime. Basic doctrinal issues in relation to the proscription of financial crimes (actus reus and mens rea, subject of criminal liability, sanctions) and the concurrence with other crimes. Key pieces of legislation concerning economic and financial crimes. Delineation of economic crime towards relevant concepts. Extent, structure and evolution of financial criminality, shadow financial criminality and its control by means of criminal law.
economic crimes, tax evasion, financial crimes
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Written assigments301.2
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"-Βιβλίο [34630]: Η οικονομική εγκληματικότητα , Ζησιάδης Βασίλειος Ι. -Βιβλίο [24943]: (Εκδ. επιμέλεια με τη συνεργασία Δημήτρη Λ. Ζιούβα): Τα οικονομικά εγκλήματα, Ι. Γενικό μέρος, ΚΟΥΡΑΚΗΣ ΝΕΣΤΩΡ -Βιβλίο [34610]: Φορολογικό ποινικό δίκαιο, Παπακυριάκου Θεόδωρος -Βιβλίο [110311]: Η εγκληματολογική προσέγγιση του οικονομικού εγκλήματος, Πιτσελά Αγγελική"
Additional bibliography for study
Επιπρόσθετη βιβλιογραφία καθώς και άλλο βοηθητικό υλικό (διαγράμματα παραδόσεων, πρακτικά παραδόσεων, αποφάσεις νομολογίας, φροντιστηριακές ασκήσεις, σεμιναριακό υλικό) παρέχεται κατά τη διάρκεια των μαθημάτων από τον εκάστοτε διδάσκοντα / διδάσκουσα ή αναρτάται στο blackboard.
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