Our Research Topics


Democracy is a form of government in which the people exercise the authority of government. Who people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic development and constitution.


Institutions can refer to mechanisms which govern the behavior of a set of individuals within a given community; moreover, institutions are identified with a social purpose, transcending individuals and intentions by mediating the rules that govern living behavior.


A policy is a deliberate system of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. A policy is a statement of intent, and is implemented as a procedure or protocol. Policies are generally adopted by a governance body within an organization.

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Papageorgiou Ioannis

Associate Professor in the School of Political Science at the
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki &
Jean Monnet Chairman 

Ioannis Papageorgiou studied law at the University of Athens. He holds postgraduate degrees in comparative politics from Paris I University and in developmental cooperation from The Free University of Brussels, from which he also received his PhD in the field of regional integration. He has worked at the University of the Aegean and has been teaching at the Aristotle University since 2004. His subject area is “International Relations, International Politics and Greek Foreign politics” and he teaches courses related to European policy and institutions, comparative politics and subjects of international relations. His research deals with issues of European political integration, refugee policy and international humanitarian and refugee law (more…)