The objective of the programme “Criminological and Penal Law perspectives to Corruption, Economic and Organised Crime” is to train students in the study, theoretical deepening, scientific research, application of the law and the design of anti-crime policy programmes, regarding the phenomena of economic and organised crime with a focus on the phenomenon of corruption, especially in the public sector.
This programme aims a) to provide specialized scientific and in-depth theoretical knowledge of its subject, b) to provide students with the skills to familiarize themselves with the methods of systematic study, scientific research and analysis of the criminological and criminal aspects of corruption, serious economic and organized crime and, in particular, the social conditions that produce them, c) to provide the basic skills required for students to be able to follow international trends and developments in the field of corruption and organized crime, d) to provide students with the basic skills required to be able to follow international trends and developments in corruption and organized crime and, in particular, the social conditions that produce them, e) to provide students with the basic skills required to be able to follow international trends and developments in corruption and organized crime and, in particular, the social conditions that produce them, f) to provide students with the basic skills required to be able to follow international trends and developments in corruption and organized crime and, in particular, the social conditions that produce them.
Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to carry out scientific research work in the field and respond as executives of the public or private sector to the needs of prevention and suppression of these phenomena. In particular, they will be able to respond to the design and implementation of controls, investigation, detection and prevention of these phenomena as well as to deal with cases of corruption, economic and organised crime, and finally to design individual measures and integrated programmes of anti-crime policy.
Specifically, graduates of the programme will be able to:
In order to fulfill the objectives of the programme and to facilitate the implementation of its teaching work, the competent bodies of the programme may enter into collaborations with national and international authorities, institutions, services, etc. that perform work similar or identical to the subjects of the programme or that can assist in this work with modern technological, audiovisual or other means.
Programme Classification: Master of Arts
Programme Title in English : Criminological and Penal Law Perspectives on Corruption, Economic and Organised Crime
Duration of study: the minimum duration is two (2) academic years, i.e. four (4) academic semesters.
Language of instruction:Greek
Classification according to Unesco code ISCED-2011:
Classification according to Unesco code ISCED-2013:
The Post-graduate programme accepts graduates or higher institution diplomas of related disciplines. The programme is offered in Greek.
The knowledge of a foreign language and good computer-Internet skills would be useful for the successful participation in the programme.
Holders of a degree or diploma of higher education means graduates of Greek Universities or Polytechnics or Higher School of Fine Arts or Higher School of Pedagogical and Technological Education or Higher Technological Educational Institutions (ATEI) or those who hold academically equivalent first cycle degrees from recognized foreign educational institutions with the degrees awarded by the Greek Higher Educational Institutions, in accordance with the provisions of article 304 of Law No. 4957/2022 (Government Gazette 141/21.07.2022, vol.)
For the evaluation of the application to the Postgraduate Studies Programme, it will be examined whether the candidate’s institution of study is or may be included in the National Register of Recognised Higher Education Institutions of Foreign Countries and whether the candidate’s degree is or may be included in the National Register of Types of Degrees of Recognised Institutions of Foreign Countries.
The Hellenic Open University, if the degree is included in the list of article 307 of Law No. 4957/2022, must request a “Certificate of Place of Study”, which is issued and sent by the foreign university. If the place of study or part of the studies is confirmed as the Greek territory, the degree is not recognized, unless the part of the studies that took place in the Greek territory is in a public higher education institution or in a recognized foreign educational institution within the meaning of paragraph b) of article 299 of Law No. 4957/2022.
Structure / Thematic Units.
remotely using the H.O.U.’s e-learning platform and conducting Group Counselling Meetings (tele-GCM, face-to-face).
Instructions for the declaration of Thematic Units
a) The attendance of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory (PED63) requires that students have successfully completed the units of the first and second semester and have the right to participate in the examinations of at least two units of the third semester. In other words, it is required that either all the units of the programme have been completed, or that up to two (2) units of the third (3rd) semester only remain for examinations.
b) Students may undertake the Postgraduate Thesis (PED PT) after successful completion of all the units of the programme.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMME OF STUDIES
Sofia Vidali, Professor
Subject: Criminology and Anti-Crime Policy
The cost of the Programme is calculated in relation to its credit units, as one (1) Credit (ECTS) amounts to 30€. Therefore, each unit is priced at 300€/ Dissertation 600€/ Laboratory 300€ and the total cost of the Postgraduate Programme is 3.600€.
For information about the programme contact:
Student Registration Department
Contact Number: 2610367317