Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAchilleas Bechlivanis
Course ID100001599

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

Registered students: 272
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationLimited Elective Courses in Special Topics744

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this course, students: 1. Have proven knowledge and ability to understand issues in special field of Transportation Law. 2. Be able to use in practice the knowledge and understanding ability acquired. 3. Be able to develop and support legal arguments and to propose practical solutions to legal problems on the special field of Transportation Law.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
In the course "TRANSPORT LAW" students come into contact for the first time and are taught the legal framework governing land (road) and air transport at national and international level.The aim of the course is on the one hand to familiarize students with basic concepts of Land and Air Transport Law, and, on the other hand, to gain a first substantial comprehensive understanding of this branch of Commercial Law.In fact, special emphasis is given to the responsibility of the land (road) and air carrier; a responsibility that has occupied and still occupies, to a significant degree, the Greek jurisprudence.The course includes the following teaching modules: A) Land Tansport Law: 1. Land transport contract. 2. Order of transport by land 3. Contemporary forms of transport (succesive,combined and mixed) 4. CMR Convention (mandatory nature of the provisions) 5. Liability of the international road carrier (content and conditions of liability, release from liability) B) Air Transport Law: 1. Air transport according to the Montreal Convention 2. National or inland transport according to ALC 3. EU Law 4. Liability of the international and national passenger air carrier.
Transport by land, air transport, contract of carriage, carrier, liability
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written or oral examinations at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Κιάντου - Παμπούκη Αλ., Στοιχεία του δικαίου της χερσαίας μεταφοράς και νομοθετικά κείμενα, 1η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 1989 [ISBN:978-05-04-018, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 34656] 2. Μπεχλιβάνης Αχ., Η ευθύνη του μεταφορέα σύμφωνα με τη Διεθνή Σύμβαση CMR, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2020 [ISBN:978-960-648-120-8, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 91647896] 3. Χατζηνικολάου-Αγγελίδου Ρ., Αεροπορική Μεταφορά Επιβατών, 3η έκδοση, εκδ. Σάκκουλα, 2015 [ISBN: 978-960-568-307-8, Κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 50658952]
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