Forestry and Environmental Policy

Course Information
TitleΔασική και Περιβαλλοντική Πολιτική / Forestry and Environmental Policy
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600019453

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dasologías kai Fysikoý Perivállontos (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 54
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Compulsory CoursesCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • ONLY in Greek
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: • recognize the aims of forest policy • implement the principles of forest policy • adopt positive attitude towards the social role of forestry • distinguish the special conditions regarding forest policy in Greece • criticize the proposed solutions regarding forest policy in Greece • support the protection and preservation of natural capital
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Historical development of environmental and forest policies. Principals and configuration of the environmental and forest policy, criteria and means and taking decisions of the forest policy. Natural resources usage and protection of the environment. Correlation between forest and the people. The aims of Forest Policy are studied thoroughly, their evaluation, the decision making and the suitable tools for their achievement. More specifically, the course examines the basics and the principles of Forest Policy, the relation of Forest Policy with natural environment, and mostly the relation forest-people. Terms such as forest ownership, forest faith and forest insurance are clarified, while the legislation framework of forest co-operatives is analyzed. The social role of forestry and the organization of forest law are distinctly mentioned. Forest Policy particularly in Greece. Presentation of Greek forestry. The evolution of Greek Forestry is historically examined, while the problems and weakness are analyzed. Development perspectives of Greek Forestry are studied, and the planning of the national forestry strategy is presented. The views of Forest Policy regarding the protection and preservation of natural capital are designated, while forest taxation issues are explored. Forest Administration is studied as well, emphasizing on the organization and management of Greek forest industries.
forest policy, Environmental Policy, forest administration, forest planning, forest cooperatives and development, forest strategy
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work471.6
Reading Assigment391.3
Student Assessment
written exam with short answer questions
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Clinical Examination of Patient (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Διαφάνειες μαθήματος Δασική Πολιτική τ. Α. Παπασταύρου Α., Εκδ. Πήγασος 2000. Παπασταυρου Α. Δασικη ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΗ ΙΙ, ιδιαιτερα σην Ελλαδα, Εκδοσεις ΑΙΒΑΖΗ
Additional bibliography for study
Φυσικοί πόροι, περιβάλλον και ανάπτυξη. Αραμπατζής, Γ. και Σ. Πολύζος, Εκδ. Τζιόλας.
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