Karageorgou Vasilliki

PositionEuropean Administrative LawEmail vkaragiorgou[ at ] yahoo [ dot ] grPhone+30 210 9201847 AddressPanteion Univ. Syggrou Ave. 136, 176 71 Αthens, GreeceBuilding Stasinopoulos BuildingOffice312B


Vasiliki (Vicky) Karageorgou studied Law at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and then obtained a Master’ s degree (Magister Legum) in Public Law from the University of Cologne. In 2002 she completed successfully her PhD in Εnvironmental Law in the University of Cologne. After her return to Greece, she worked as a Legal Advisor to the Greek Deputy Minister for Environment and as a Consultant to the United Nations Environment Programme-Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP-MAP). She also worked as a Senior Investigator in the Greek Ombudsman for five years. Since 2010 she teaches European Environmental Law and Policy, International Environmental Law and Policy and International Environmental Governance in the context of the Mediterranean Sea at the Department of International, European and Area Studies of the Panteion University of Social and Political Science. Her research interests focus on EU and National Environmental Law in interrelation with the International Environmental Law and specific aspects of EU Administrative Law (judicial protection, transparency)

She is author of three monographs (and one under publication), while she has also published extensively on issues relating to EU and National Environmental Law in co-relation with the International Environmental Law both in greek (journals and books) and in english. She is a Member of the Avosetta Group of the EU Environmental Law Professors and of the Executive Board of the Greek Association of Environmental Law.


Selected Publications:


  1. Das Umweltordnungsrecht-Leistungsfähigkeit, Leistungsgrenzen und Entwicklungsperspektiven (Dissertation), Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden 2002
  2. The administrative procedure under the impact of the European Integration Process, Sakkoulas Publications 2005
  3. The Transparency Principle as an emerging principle of the European Union Law, Sakkoulas Publications 2013

Selective Chapters and Articles:

  1. Granting development consent by specific legislative act-A choice to circumvent public participation and judicial control?-The European Perspective in :L. Westra/P. Taylor/A.Michelot (Eds), Confronting Ecological and Economic Collapse : Ecological Integrity for Law, Policy and Human Rights, Earthscan 2013, (Chapter 7), p. 92-103.
  2. The Fast-Track Authorization of Large-Scale RES Projects: An Acceptable Option? in :L. Squantini et al (Eds), Sustainable Energy in Diversity- Challenges and Approaches in Energy Transition in the European Union, European Environmental Law Series No 1, 2014, p. 65-84.
  3. The EU Regulatory Framework to Deal with the Environmental Effects of the Mining Activities-Assessing the Effectiveness, European Energy and Environmental Law Review, 5/2016, p. 138-151.
  4. The Scope of the Review in Environmental-related Disputes in the light of the Aarhus Convention and the EU Law-Tensions between Effective Judicial Protection and National Procedural Autonomy in: J. Jendroska /M.Bar (eds), Procedural Environmental Rights: Principle X in Theory and Practice, Intersentia 2018, p. 229-260.
  5. The Right of Access to Justice in Environmental Matters: Recent Developments at International and Regional Level and the Repercussions at National Level in : J. May/E. Daly (eds),Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, Volume on Human Rights and the Environment, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019, p. 155-168.
  6. Τhe Regulation of Water Services in the EU: A difficult attempt to balance between environmental, economic and social interests (with Kl. Pouikli), ΕΕΕLR 2019 (Vol. 28, Issue 6),σελ. 231-243

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