The European Centre of Economic and Financial Law (ECEFIL) was established
on 8th July 2010 by decision of the Senate of Panteion University of Social
and Political Sciences, at the initiative of Professor Constantine Stephanou
and Associate Professor Christos Gortstos, both, Professors of the Department of International and European Studies.
ECEFIL enjoys administrative independence and is accountable to the Section of International and European Institutions of the Department of International and European Studies.
The Management Committee consists of five members appointed
for a three-year term by decision of the Senate of Panteion University.
Professor Constantine Stephanou has
been appointed as the Centerʼs first Director.
The Centerʼs Management Committee consists of:
In the framework of the Postgraduate Program in International and European
Studies, the Center supports the postgraduate specialization on
“International Economic, Financial and Banking Law”, carried out
in cooperation with the University of Saarland.
Constantine Stephanou, Professor, Dept. IES, Panteion University
Christos Gortsos, Associate Professor, Dept. IES, Panteion University
Maria Papantoni, Assistant Professor, Dept. IES, Panteion University
Christina Livada, Lecturer, Dept. of Law, National University of Athens,
Anastasia, Tsoutsia Doctoral Candidate, Dept. IES, Panteion University
Main Research Areas:
The Center is supported by the following observatories:
Monetary and financial law
Economic governance - EU budget
Business regulation and consumer protection
Regulatory competition and approximation of laws in the context of the Single European Market
International economic institutions and fora. EU participation
Trade and development law
Economic Gov. Observatory (documentation in English)
ECEFIL publications include the bi-monthly e-bulletin: ECEFIL Reporter
Address: Panteion University,
ECEFIL (attn. Prof. C. Stephanou)
136 Syngrou Ave., 17671, Athens, Greece