Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorMaria Kaiafa-Gbandi
Course ID100001594

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

Registered students: 62
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationLimited Elective Courses in Special Topics844

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
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
a. Criminal law – general part b. Criminal procedure law c. European Union Law
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
A. EU criminal Law I. Definition, historical development and contemporary sources of EU criminal law II. The liberal guarantees of EU criminal law III. The influence of EU Law on national substantive criminal law IV. The EU competence to enact criminal law V. Selective presentation of key EU legal texts on substantive and procedural criminal law VI. Institutions of criminal law enforcement within the EU: Europol, Eurojust, OLAF, European Public Prosecutor Β. Criminal Law of the European Convention of Human Rights Ι. Impact of ECHR on Greek Criminal Law ΙΙ. Criminal material of ECHR (articles 1-10 ECHR) a. respecting human rights (article 1) b. the right to life (article 2) c. prohibition of torture (article 3) d. protection from slavery and forced labour (article 4) e. personal liberty and security (article 5) f. the right to a fair trial (article 6) g. No punishment without law (article 7) h. protecting private and family life (article 8) i. freedom of thought, conscience and religion (article 9) j. freedom of expression (article 10)
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment542.2
Written assigments180.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) 12586539 Ευρωπαικό Ποινικό Δίκαιο & Συνθήκη της Λισσαβώνας, Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα, Καιάφα-Γκμπάντι Μαρία, 2011, Σάκκουλας Εκδόσεις Α.Ε., ISBN: 9789604456802 2) ΚΑΛΦΕΛΗΣ ΓΡΗΓΟΡΗΣ Ε., Ο ΣΥΜΒΙΒΑΣΜΟΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΠΟΙΝΙΚΗ ΔΙΚΗ Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 50662344 Έκδοση: 1η/2016 ΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΗ ΑΕΒΕ"
Additional bibliography for study
Παραπέρα βιβλιογραφία καθώς και βοηθητικό υλικό (διαγράμματα παραδόσεων, πρακτικά παραδόσεων, αποφάσεις νομολογίας, φροντιστηριακές ασκήσεις, σεμιναρι-ακό υλικό) παρέχεται κατά τη διάρκεια των μαθημάτων από τον διδάσκοντα / διδάσκουσα ή αναρτάται στο blackboard.
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