Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorTheodoros Papakyriakou
Course ID100001591

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

Registered students: 87
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationLimited Elective Courses in Special Topics844

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID

Class Schedule

HallΕξ αποστάσεως (900)
CalendarΤετάρτη 20:00 έως 22:00
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 crime and historical development of the field of economic criminal law. Systematic overview of the economic criminal law provisions in the current law and of the special characteristics and problems of those provisions. Analysis of crime-policy and doctrinal issues based on selected pieces of legislation in economic criminal law, in particular those that relate to the tax offenses and the crime of money laundering.
economic crimes, tax evasion, financial crimes
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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment451.8
Written assigments261.0
Student Assessment
The evaluation of the students is based on the examination process (written and oral) at the end of the semester as well as (auxiliary-supporting) on ​​their (voluntary) participation in the writing of theses. To ensure transparency in the evaluation of their performance, a predefined detailed score is used for each individual problem that is set to be solved in the exams. To enhance the above transparency, students are encouraged to come after the exams either in group or individual meetings with the teacher in order to see their writing and receive detailed explanations of both the way they had to answer and the way rated.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Ζησιάδης Βασίλειος, Η οικονομική εγκληματικότητα, Έκδοση: 2η/2003, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 34630 2) Παπακυριάκου Θεόδωρος, Φορολογικό ποινικό δίκαιο, Έκδοση: 1η/2005, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 34610 3) Πιτσελά Αγγελική, Η εγκληματολογική προσέγγιση του οικονομικού εγκλήματος, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΑΕ, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 110311
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 e-learning.
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