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Профессор международных экономических отношений и международного экономического преступности, проректор по экономическому управлению и развитию, руководитель по надзору Библиотеки комитета, Ионического университета, Корфу, Греция

Brief Biographical Note

Stavros KATSIOS is Professor of International Economic Relations and International Economic Crime at the Ionian University, Corfu, Greece, chairman of the University Library's Supervisory Committee, Director of the Laboratory for Geocultural Analyses (GeoLab) and served as elected Vice Rector for Economic Management and Development of the Ionian University from 1.09.2011 to 30.10.2015. He specialises in International Economic Law, European Community Law and economic crime (e.g. corruption, money laundering). He has studied law at the “Albertus Magnus” University, Cologne, Germany, at Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA (scholarship for attending courses in International Law and Policy) and at the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. He holds a university degree in Law from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1987), a postgraduate Diploma in European Law from the “Europa-Institute” of Saarland University, Germany (1991) and a Ph.D. degree in Commercial and International Economic Law from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1997). He is a lawyer, member of the Thessaloniki Bar since 1990 and of the German Bar Association since 1996. Since 1998, he lectures at the School of National Security of the Hellenic Police Academy in Athens on international economic crime issues. Since fall semester 1995 he teaches various law and economics courses at the Ionian University (D.F.L.T.I.) and since 2010 Anti-Money Laundering issues at the Hellenic Banking Institute of the Hellenic Bank Association in Athens; from 1998 to 1999 he was an Associate of the Program for Reforming the Law studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He was appointed as Member of the Working Group “Non Tax Revenues–Money Laundering Proceeds” at the Greek Ministry of Economy for drafting the new Greek Tax Law (2004); since 2004 he is the first Greek member of the USA-based “Association of Certified Ant-Money Laundering Specialists” (ACAMS). He is representative of the Ionian University at the European Migration Network (E.M.N) and the director of the publications’ series “Globalization and Governance” and “Geolab Library” of Papazisis Publications, Athens, Greece. Selected publications: Money Laundering – the Geopolitics of International Financial System, Sakkoulas Publications, Thessaloniki 1998, International Organizations–Between War and Peace (co-author), Papazisis Publications, Athens 2002; International Economic Crime in the Architecture of International Economic Relations-Standards as Instruments of Modern Governance, “Globalization and Governance” Series, Papazisis Publications, Athens 2008; since 2009 he is a frequent invited speaker at the International Symposium of Economic Crime held annually in Jesus College, Cambridge University, UK. He has published various articles in Greek and foreign scientific Journals volumes. He has served as an elected Vice Rector for Economic management and Development of the Ionian University and acted as the representative of the Rectors' Conference for the formulation of the Qualifcations' Framework of the Greek Educational System (September 2011 - October 2015).

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You can access my papers on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at: Stavros Katsios

DR. | DEMETIS Dionysios


Dr. DEMETIS Dionysios, Research Fellow at Ionian University & Member of the Scientific Board of the Geolab Institute, Lecturer at Hull University, U.K.

DR. | CHAINOGLOU Kalliopi (Ilia)

Senior Research Fellow
Assistant Professor of International & European Institutions Security & Culture, Department of International and European Studies, University of Macedonia, Thesssaloniki, Greece

NRE | Professor ret STEFANOU Constantine

STEFANOU Constantine, Professor, Panteion University Athens, Greece

NRE | Professor SCHOENBAUM Thomas

SCHOENBAUM Thomas, Dean Rusk Professor of Law, Emeritus at the University of Georgia / Visiting Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington DC, USA 

NRE | Professor NAKOS George

NAKOS George, Professor, Clayton State University, Atlanta / Georgia, USA

NRE | Professor Associate KARAGIANNIS Emmanuel

KARAGIANNIS Emmanuel, Assistant Professor, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

CDR | MAMALOS Nikolaos Dimitrios


PhD Student, DFLTI, School of History, Translation and Interpreting, Ionian University



Graduate Student - Eduplomacy Student Research Unit

DR. | DOUKAKIS Konstantinos

Researcher GEOLAB, DFLTI, School of History, Translation and Interpreting, Ionian University


Eduplomacy Student Research Unit


PhD Candidate in Supply Chain Finance, National Technical University of Athens



Postdoc Scientific Associate: «New forms of criminal threats and Internet: The painfull passage from imposing power to the search of human prosperity»





UNESCO Chair Doctoral Research Fellow - EDUCATION

[2020-2022] Master’s Degree National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, “International and European Governance and Politics” International Governance and Politics Dissertation: “The international protection of intangible cultural heritage and the challenge of climate change”  [2016-2020] Bachelor’s Degree Ionian University, Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (DFLTI) Legal, Economic, Political and Literary Translation Dissertation: “Translation and commentary of article published in Politique étrangère - journal of Institut français des relations internationales (IFRI)- on the migration policy of the European Union” Dissertation grade: 10 “Excellent” Final Grade: 8,85 “Excellent” (Ranked First in class)



UNESCO Chair Doctoral Research Fellow - EDUCATION



Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor, Center for Hellenic Studies, Department of History, Peking University (PKU), PR China           


Senior Researcher
Associate Professor, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark


Former counselor at the Greek Permanent Delegation to UNESCO

RES | KLITSA Panagiota

Professor PAPADOPOULOS Alexis

Professor Alexis Papadopoulos, DePaul University, Chicago, USA.

Geography, Sustainable Urban Development, Grace School of Applied Diplomacy, Islamic World Studies.

Professor Papadopoulos is a Fulbright Scholar (2023) at GEOLab and UNESCO Chair on Culural Heritage and Cultural Heritage related Activities



Marielena Panagakou

Eduplomacy Student Research Unit

Yellow Tourism

Nikolaos Koutras PhD

PhD DFLTI, Ionian University Corfu

Ph.D. Candidate, Tutor in IP LAW 473, iMQRES Scholarship recipient,

Macquarie Law School

Dunmore Lang College Postgraduate & Honours Scholarship recipient,

Assistant Editor, International Journal of Technology Policy and Law 

Research Assistant,Monash University, Departmen of Business Law & Taxation

Доктор Иоаннис Блатос

Postdoctoral Researcher GEOLAB, DFLTI, School of History, Translation and Interpreting, Ionian University

Проф. Рамона Бунда

Ovidius Universuty, Kostanza, Rumania

Профессор Д-р Алексис Papathanassis

Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences, Cruize Lab

New book on Corruption by Prof. St. Katsios and the Post doctoral Researcher I. Blatsos published in KALLIPOS Open Academic Editions
UNESCO Chair Publication: Diploma Dissertation «Rebuilding tourism for the future: COVID-19 policy responses and recovery»
O GLOBO Brasil (2011) - Interviewing Professor Stavros Katsios
Corfu2021 - European Capital of Culture Candidate City

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Professor Stavros Katsios

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