Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID100001613

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

Registered students: 59
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
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
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 the taught crimes and related theoretical issues of general nature (e.g. attempt, participation, grounds of justification or excuse) it is recommended that they have already got familiar with basic concepts and doctrinal structures of Criminal Law by attending the courses Criminal Law - General part and Criminal Law - Penology.
Learning Outcomes
• Application of knowledge in practice • Research, analysis and synthesis of data and information, using new technol-ogies • Decision making • Autonomous work • Group work • Exercise of criticism and self-criticism • Enhancement of free, creative and inductive thought
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The syllabus includes a selection of basic crimes from the entire special part of P.C. in the following sections: Insults to the regime and abuse of power [torture (Article 137A of the Penal Code), abuse of power (Article 239 of the Penal Code)], Organized crime [Concept, basic characteristics, international records, Articles 187, 187C of the Penal Code], Terrorism and political crime [Concept, international records, Articles 187A, 187B and 187C of the Penal Code], Forgery (Article 216 of the Penal Code, Crimes against the administration of justice [false testimony (Article 224 of the Penal Code), false complaint (Article 229 of the Penal Code), fostering a criminal (Article 231 of the Penal Code)) Corruption (passive bribery (Article 235 of the Penal Code) and active bribery of a public officer (Article 236 of the Penal Code), active and passive bribery of judicial officials (Article 237 of the Penal Code), passive bribery (Article 159 of the Penal Code) and active bribery of politicians (Article 159 of the Penal Code), influence trading (Article 237 of the Penal Code), passive and active bribery in the private sector (Article 396 of the Penal Code)], Common Dangerous Crimes [General characteristics of the chapter, arson (articles 264-265 of the Penal Code), explosion (articles 270 and 272 of the Penal Code]
offences against political regime and abuse of power, organised crime, terrorism and political crime, basic financial crimes, forgery, offences aagainst justice, corruption crimes, crimes of common risk
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
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
Use of moodle for teaching, student evaluation and 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 Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
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