Course Information
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600019958

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mīchanikṓn CΗōrotaxías kai Anáptyxīs (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 32
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses954

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion students will be able to: 1. educate themselves with main EU legislation (Directives, Regulations) regarding environmental protection, environmental management, environmental monitoring and combating of environmental threats dangerous for humans . 2.understand how international conventions and agreements are adapted by EU (e.g. Paris agreement, Minamata convention, Stockholm convention, Basel convention, Montreal protocol) 3. familiarize themselves with harmonization of national legislation with the aforementioned Directives (via Law, ministerial decrees, presidential decrees etc) all these will aid the student -to understand the need for setting up and abiding by environmental requisites -to comprehend the effects on the environment that stem from any organized humam activity -to get sensitized towards environmental protection -to design and undertake action plans with environmental aspects -to look into internet and published sources and choose relevant qualitative and quantitative data -to think in analytical, critical and synthetic mode
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Start up of environmental legislation needs. International takes on environmental issues. United Nations Environment Programme. Political agendas and environmental issues from 1960 till today. Environmental policy landmarks (the polluter pays principle etc) -THEMATIC FIELD 1: Climate Change Kyoto protocol-First commitment period:Decision 2002/358/EC Kyoto protocol-Second comm: Decision 2015/1339/EE Paris agreement: Decision 2016/1841/EE Emission trading systems: Directive 2003/87/ΕC COPs22-26: impact on European policies on climate change Land use, land use changes and forestry on greenhouse gas emissions: Regulation 218/841/EE THEMATIC FIELD 2: RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES Promotion of energy from renewable energy sources: Directives 2009/28/EC and 2018/2001/EE Energy efficiency improvement: Directive 2012/27/EE THEMATIC FIELD 3: COMBATING AIR POLLUTION Clean air in Europe: Directive 2008/50/EC National limits for certain air pollutants:Directive 2001/81/EC Vienna convention and Montreal protocol for ozone layer: Decision 88/540/ΕEC Regarding transnational air pollution: Decisions 81/462/EEC Regarding petrol and diesel quality: Directive 98/70/EEC THEMATIC FIELD 4: SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRY Regarding industrial emissions: comprehensive prevention and control through Directive 2010/75/EE The Global Harmonization System and CLP Regulation (1272/2008/EC) Rotterdam Convention: Regulation 649/2012/EE for dangerous substances imports/exports Control of on-shore major accident hazards involving dangerous substances:SEVESO III Directive (2012/18/EE) Transnational effects of industrial accidents: Decision 98/685/EC THEMATIC FIELD 5: STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT Contents and requisites for EIA of projects, plans and programmes THEMATIC FIELD 6: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste landfilling: Directive 1999/31/EC Framework Directive 2008/98/EC on waste management WEEE management: Direcrive 2012/19/EE End of life vehicles: Directive 2000/53/EC PCB/PCT management: Directive 96/59/EC Reduction of plastic bag use and waste: Directive 2015/720/EE THEMATIC FIELD 7: WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT Wastewater treatment: Directive 91/271/EEC Sludge reuse: Directive 86/278/EEC and the current public consultation for its update The need for wastewater reclamation: Regulation 2020/741/EE -examples of EU Directives integration into the national legislation: the example of 91/271/EEC
European legislation, environmental protection, environmental planning
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment30
Student Assessment
Participation and presence in class meetings 10% An individual essay should be written and possibly presented in class What were the aims of a particular Directive? have they been achieved in an EU country? A development goal in EU and how it affects environment (collection of reliable qualitative and quantitative data).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Δίκαιο του περιβάλλοντος Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 102072109 Έκδοση: 3η/2008 Συγγραφείς: Κουτούπα-Ρεγκάκου Ευαγγελία ISBN: 9789604453726 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ Νομοθεσία για την Προστασία του Περιβάλλοντος Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68374294 Έκδοση: 1η/2017 Συγγραφείς: Κούγκολος Αθανάσιος, Σαμολαδά Μαρία ISBN: 978-960-418-723-2 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε. Δίκαιο προστασίας του περιβάλλοντος Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 102072130 Έκδοση: 6η/2006 Συγγραφείς: Τάχος Αναστάσιος Ι. ISBN: 9789604450883 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ
Additional bibliography for study
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/homepage.html https://www.eea.europa.eu/publications#c7=en&c11=5&c14=&c12=&b_start=0
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