Course Information
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Nikolakakis
Course ID60002408

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
On completion of the module students will be able to describe and analyze the particular ecclesiastical regime of Mount Athos as well as the state legislation affecting Mount Athos along with the canonical provisions to which this self-governed region of the Greek State is subjected.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This module examines the history of Mount Athos as well as the sources of the Mount Athos Law. It also introduces students to the setting of the monastic life. The prevailed administrative system of Holy Mountain is examined thoroughly. Students will explore the extent to which Church and State relations accommodates the special status of the monks in Mount Athos. This module introduces students to the Property law and the features and principles of the administration of justice on Mount Athos. 1RST WEEK : HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION 2ND WEEK: MOUNT ATHOS DURING THE BYZANTINE PERIOD 3RD WEEK: MOUNT ATHOS DURING THE OTTOMAN PERIOD 4TH WEEK :THE CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION OF THE MOUNT ATHOS REGIME 5TH WEEK: THE CHARTER OF MOUNT ATHOS 6TH WEEK : MOUNT ATHOS AND EUROPEAN UNION 7TH WEEK : THE CENTRAL ORGANIZATION OF MOUNT ATHOS 8TH WEEK : THE PERIPHERAL ORGANIZATION OF MOUNT ATHOS 9TH WEEK : AVATON 10TH WEEK : THE LAW OF PERSONS ON MOUNT ATHOS 11TH WEEK : THE SPECIAL LEGAL TREATMENT OF ATHONITE MONKS 12TH WEEK : PROPERTY LAW ON MOUNT ATHOS 13TH WEEK : ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE ΟN MOUNT ATHOS
Ecclesiastical Law, Canon Law, Mount Athos, Monks.
Educational Material Types
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Written assigments311.2
Study, Analysis and Elaboration of the Sources301.2
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ι. Κονιδάρης, Ιδιαίτερα εκκλησιαστικά καθεστώτα στην ελληνική επικράτεια,εκδ. Σάκκουλα Α.Ε., Αθήνα-Θεσσαλονίκη 2017.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Ευ. Δωρή, Το Δίκαιον του Αγ. Όρους. Άθω, τ. Α΄, Αθήνα-Κομοτηνή 1994. 2. Ευ. Δωρή, Το Δίκαιον του Αγ. Όρους. Άθω, τ. Β΄, Πηγές του Αγιορειτικού Δικαίου, Αθήνα-Κομοτηνή 2004. 3. Ν.Α. Αντωνόπουλου, Η συνταγματική προστασία του αγιορειτικού καθεστώτος, Αθηνα 1997. 4. Χ.Κ. Παπαστάθη, Εσωτερικοί Κανονισμοί Αγίου Όρους, Αθήνα-Κομοτηνή 2004. 5. +Iréné Doens, Χ.Κ. Παπαστάθη, Κ. Παπαγεωργίου, Δ.Η. Νικολακάκη, Νομοκανονική Βιβλιογραφία Αγίου Όρους (Άθω), 1912-2000, Καρυές 2007. 6. Δημητρίου Η. Νικολακάκη, Αι Κανονιστικαί Διατάξεις του Αγίου Όρους, Άγιον Όρος 2018
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