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Farsedakis Iakovos


Professor Emeritus  

Department of Sociology
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences,
136, Syngrou Avenue,
176 71, Athens

Building: Lagoumitzi 22
Floor: 4th
Office: 7

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Tel./fax.: +30 210 9201797





Graduate: Law (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)



                       1. D.E.S. Higher European Studies (University of Strasbourg)

                       2. D.E.S. Comparative Law (University of Strasbourg)

                       3. D.E.S. History of Law and of Social Facts (University of Strasbourg)


Ph.D.:  Doctorat d’État en Droit (LL.D) (Faculty of Law, University of Strasbourg)





-          Emeritus Professor of Criminology,  Panteion University of Athens


-          Chair, Law Department, European University of Cyprus


-          Professor of Criminology, Greek Police Academy, Cyprus Police Academy


-          Director of the Section of Criminology, Panteion University of Athens (1987-2007)*


-          President of the Department of Sociology (1994-1998),  Panteion University of Athens*


-          Member of the Senate (1989-1998),  Panteion University of Athens*


-          Director of the Greek Center of Criminology


-          Director of the Post-graduate Studies in Criminology(1984-2008), Panteion University*


-          President of the Society of Greek Sociologists (2008-2010)*.


-          President, Hellenic Society of Criminology


-          Vice-President, A.I.C.L.F., International Association of French Speaking Criminologists (Geneva)


-          Vice-President, Foundation for the Development of Social Work (Athens)*


-          Secretary General, Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (1984-2012)*


-          Secretary, Scientific Commission, International Society of Criminology* (Paris)



-          Member of the Board:                                            

                                              • International Society of Criminology


                                              • Society for the Study of Greek Philosophy*


                                              • Centre for the Study of Ancient Greek Law*


                                              • Greek Kant Society*


                                              • Scientific Commission of the European Forum for Urban Safety*


                                              • Centre for Security Studies*


                                              • Centre for the Study of Problems of Hellenism*


-          Editor:

            • “Criminal Justice” Review (monthly)


            • “Criminology” Review (bi-annual)


            • “Hellenic Review of Criminology”(bi-annual)*




-          Editor of the series of books:

                                                  • “Criminological Library”


                                                         • “Criminal Justice Library”


                                                         • “Copybooks of Criminology”



-          Member of the Editorial Committee of  seven Greek and Foreign Journals



-     Visiting Professor and/or Researcher*:


      • School of Criminology and International Centre of Comparative

        Criminology, University of Montreal, Canada 


      • Max-Planck Institut.,Freiburg i.Br., Germany      


      • Faculty of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


      • Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


      • School of Criminology and Department of Criminal law and

        Criminology, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium


      • Faculty of Law, Free University of Brussels


      • Faculty of Law, University of Porto


      • Faculty of Sociology, University of Bologna


      • Faculty of Law, University of Liege




-          Consultant:

                    • United Nations

                    • Council of Europe

                    • European Union

                    • Greek Parliament and

                    •  Greek Governments (Member of  Law Reform Commissions)


       -      National Representative of Greece to the E.U. Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN)


       -      Author or Co-author of twenty-three (23) Books and of a great number of Articles. See: Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Essays in Honour of   Professor James Farsedakis, Vol. I and II, Nomiki Bibliothiki, Athens, 2011, Vol.I, pp. LXVII-LXXIV. Since then: three more Books and four Articles.