Koliopoulos Constantinos

PositionProfessorFieldInternational Relations, Strategic StudiesEmaildrmodel44[ at ]hotmail [ dot ] com Phone+30 210 9201851 AddressPanteion University 136, Syggrou Avenue, 176 71 GreeceBuildingStassinopoulos Bld.Office317


Constantinos (Costas) Koliopoulos is Professor of International Politics and Strategic Studies at the Department of International and European Studies, Panteion University, Athens, Greece.

He graduated from the Department of Political Science and International Studies, Panteion University, in September 1993 with a grade of “Excellent”. In January 1997 he was awarded the degree of PhD in Strategic Studies from Lancaster University, Great Britain.

Since 1998 he has been teaching Strategic Studies in a number of Greek military academies, including the Hellenic National Defense College where he is Professor of Strategic Studies.



He has authored, co-authored or co-edited the following books:

  1. Strategic Surprise: Intelligence and Surprise Attacks (2000) [in Greek].
  2. The Grand Strategy of Ancient Sparta, 750-192 B.C. (2001) [in Greek].
  3. Strategic Thought from Antiquity to the Present (2008) [in Greek]
  4. Thucydides on Strategy: Athenian and Spartan Grand Strategies in the Peloponnesian War, and their Relevance Today [co-authored with A. Platias] (2010).
  5. The Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1950: Strategic or Ideological Causes? [in Greek, co-edited with P. Ifestos and E. Hatzivasiliou] (2012).
  6. Sécurité & Coopération en Méditerranée: Défis & Opportunités – Security & Cooperation in the Mediterranean: Challenges & Opportunities [co-edited with G. Tsaltas and E. Cheila] (Athens: Poiotita, 2013).
  7. Sun Tzu’s Art of War: Translation-Commentary-Interpretation-Analysis [in Greek, co-authored with A. Platias] (2015).


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