METAXIA KOUSKOUNA

Law School

European Union Law

Contact Details

Akadimias 45 (4th Floor, Room 7) | Email: mkousk@law.uoa.gr, tel. +30 2103688624


PROFILE

Assistant Professor EU Law, School of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)

D.E.A. Droit Européen, Paris II

Doctoral thesis in EU Law, School of Law NKUA

Permanent teaching staff member of the Department of International and European Law Studies in the framework of the graduate, post-graduate and Erasmus Programme (EU Institutional Law, EU Economic Law, EU Environmental Law, AFSJ Law: EU citizens, third country nationals, Asylum, immigration, Judicial Cooperation in civil and criminal matters, Police cooperation).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Development of a Web based Decision Support System for trans-boundary environmental risk assessment and management, (in collab. with Pediaditi K., Stanojevic M., Karydas, Ch., Zianis D., Boretos, N.), iEMSs 2008, pp. 1195-1202 (in English) 

Ecological Risk Assessment: legal implications of a tool for European Environmental Governance, Studies in Honour of Professor M. Stathopoulos, Sakkoulas 2009, pp. 1311-1322

Enhancing the powers of the European Parliament: a contribution to the democratic legitimization of the EU institutional system European Politeia, 2/2009, pp. 323-334, (inGreek)

Economic Freedoms (Chapter ΙΙ) in V.CHRISTIANOS/M. KOUSKOUNA/R.-E.PAPADOPOULOU/M.PERAKIS, EU Law, 2011, pp. 185-316 (inGreek)

EU Competence for Supportive Action, Nomiki Vivliothiki 2012 (145 p.) (inGreek)

Schengen space and Refugee crisis, Dikaiomata tou Anthropou, Libertas 70/2016, pp. 913-932 (in Greek)

Updating the EU Anti-Trafficking Legal Framework: A study of the Role and Value of the 2011 EU Directive on Trafficking in Human Beings 427 (in collaboration with T. Kyriazi), European Politeia, 2/16, pp. 393- (in English)

One year from the EU-Turkey Statement: towards an evaluation (in Greek),Proceedings of the first  conference organised by the Legal Service of the Greek Ministry of Defence, may 2017, https://www.scribd.com/document/378253167, pp. 31-41 (in Greek)

EU legal framework on human trafficking: strengthening the procedure of identification of victims, in(K. Koufa Foundation edit.) European Policies from and towards Human Rights Protection, 2018, pp. 79-90, (in English)  

State aid for the protection of the environment, in(V. Christianos, M. Rodopoulos edit.)State Aid Law, 2020, pp. 239-257 (in Greek)

State aid in the area of culture, in(V. Christianos, M. Rodopoulos edit.)State Aid Law, 2020, pp.258-275 (in Greek)

ANCILLARY ACTIVITIES

Visiting Professor

-Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania Crete (MAICh/CIHEAM): Environmental legislation

-Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), University of London: EU Law (Institutional structure, Internal Market and Competition)

Fellow of MAICh www.iamc.ciheam.org, IALS ials.sas.ac.uk, Athens PIL www.athenspil.law.uoa.gr

Academic Responsible for Erasmus agreements with the Universities: Bucerius Law School (Hamburg), Riga Stradins University, Radboud University Nijmegen, IALS (UK)

Research programmes

In collaboration with MAICh: ISOTEIA, STRiM (ΜΑΙCh)

In collaboration with the Centre for European Constitutional Law, Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation:

-Support to Justice – Kosovo EAR (CARDS 2005) May 2006 - October 2008

-Assistance to the Ministry of Justice in BiH in internal organization and improvements of administrative capacity to undertake European Integration tasks, CARDS 2004, TWINNING LIGHT PROJECT – BA 04.03/01.01, July 2005 - February 2006

-Collection / Codification of legislation – Collection of Greek Courts Reports & European Union Court Reports - Proposals to simplify the implementation of legislation (Ministry of Internal Affairs – Secretariat for Gender Equality), March 2012 - September 2013