Canon law, religious freedom and human rights

Course Information
TitleΚανονικό Δίκαιο, Θρησκευτική Ελευθερία και ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα / Canon law, religious freedom and human rights
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikos Maghioros
Course ID600019348

Programme of Study: Anamorfōméno PPS Tmīmatos THeologías (2020)

Registered students: 19
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID

Class Schedule

HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarΤετάρτη 18:00 έως 21:00
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: -Specify the basic principles of the canon law of the Orthodox Church -Approach the concept of religious freedom in the context of the Greek constitution, European legislation and the relevant jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights -Interpret the Law of the Church in the context defined by human rights and in particular the concept of religious freedom -Develop dialogue skills
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Τhe course examines the relationship between the Canon Law of the Orthodox Church and the right to religious freedom as it is shaped in the modern Greek and European legal framework. In particular, it deals with the historical development of human rights and its relationship with religion is presented. In this context, the most important official documents, concerning the philosophy of human rights and the right of religious freedom are presented.
Canon Law Religion, Religious Freedom, Human Rights
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 Assigment241.0
Written assigments100.4
Student Assessment
Students’ participation in classroom (discussion, asking questions, formulating comments, giving information) is usually used as an important indicator of the interest of the student and is auxiliary to the results of exams. Examinations are written, oral, written assignments, or a combinations of these forms.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. 8421 Η ιστορία των δικαιωμάτων του ανθρώπου MICHELINE R. ISHAY 978-960-449607-5 Α & Σ ΣΑΒΒΑΛΑΣ 2008 2. 33074652 Εκκλησιαστικό Δίκαιο Παπαγεωργίου Κωνσταντινος 978-960-267-176-4 ΜΠΑΡΜΠΟΥΝΑΚΗΣ ΧΑΡ. 2013
Additional bibliography for study
Λ.-Α. Σισιλιάνος, Ευρωπαϊκή Σύμβαση Δικαιωμάτων του Ανθρώπου, ΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΗ, 2017
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