Rectorate 2016-2020 - Deputy Rector
Deputy Rector for Academic Affairs and Personnel
Vassilis D. Kougeas
Professor of National and European Financial / Fiscal Law
Department of Public Administration, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens
Born in Athens in 1952. He has studied Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and at the Free University of Brussels (U.L.B.). He has also studied Public Administration at Panteion University (Athens) and History (post-graduate level) at the University of Paris I Panthéon - Sorbonne with Helen Ahrweiler and Spyros Asdrachas.
Since In 1979 he was hired as a research assistant in the "Panteion School of Political and Social Sciences" (Seat of Administrative Law, Department of Public Administration) and in 1986 he received his PhD with honor from the same University (thesis topic "The Court's of Audit involvement in internal operations of public administration ").
Since 1979 he has been teaching course mainly relative to Fiscal Law, National and European Financial Law, National and European Tax Law and National and EU Administration at both graduate and post-graduate level.
In 2010 he was elected Professor of “Public Accounting Law and European Financial Law" and served as President of the General Department of Law for four years before joining the Department of Public Administration in 2013.
He also worked as a lawyer (DSA, 1977-2012), as a research associate of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (1981), as a member of the Commission reform of the Public Accounts of OTA ( Ministry of Interior Affairs, 2002), as a member of the Examination Committee of the Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection, (ASEP, 1998-2004), as a member of development cooperation issues Monitoring Committee (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2003), as a member of the Commission review of the Public Accounting Code (Ministry of Finance, 2010) and as evaluator in the State Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y. register of assessors - scholarship applications for postgraduate and doctoral studies). In administrative duties at Panteion University, among others, he participated as a member of the Senate, of the Research Committee and of the Legal Committee.
He is the author of monographs and articles and he has accomplished scientific studies in the field of Financial (national and European) and Tax Law with main axes control of public management and the problem of legitimacy of financial activity of the State, the financial organization and the European Union functions.
Since 1986 is a member of the Society of Authors (Greece).
Deputy Rector of Economic Planning and Development
Professor, Director of the “New Media and Journalism” Division of the MA “Communication, Media and Cultural Management”
Specialization: Economics with specialization in Media Economics
Nikos Leandros is Professor of Economics with specialization in Media Economics and Head of the Department of Communication, Media and Culture since September 2010. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Applied Economics from the University of East London, M.Sc. in Economics and Ph.D from Salford University.
Nikos Leandros has worked as Lecturer at Salford University, at the Economic Research Division of the Bank of Greece and was Director of the Research and Documentation Observatory of the National Book Center. Member of the Management Committee of COST 20 Action “The impact of the Internet on the mass media in Europe” and of the COST A 30 Action “East of West: Setting a New Central and Eastern European Media Research Agenda”. Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Balkan Forum for Communication. Member of the Scientific Council of the Regional Press Institute.
He has published extensively in academic journals, conference volumes and is the author of a number of books and monographs including Print Media in Greece. Economic and Technological Perspectives (Delfini, 1992), The Political Economy of Mass Media. The Restructuring of Media Industry in the Era of Information Revolution (Kastaniotis, 2000), The Internet. Development and Change (Kastaniotis, 2005), Corporate Strategies in the Media Sector (Kastaniotis, 2008) and Economic Crisis and Modern Development. The Perspective of Political Economy (Dionikos, 2012). Also he is the editor of New Technologies, Electronic Commerce and the Book with George Pavlidis (Zitis Publications, 2004) and The Impact of Internet on the Mass Media in Europe (Abramis, 2006).
Visiting Professor at Journalism Department, Boston University (October 2009 to February 2010). Also he taught in the following Universities: Technological University of Cyprus, Paris 8, Izmir University of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University, Spiru Haret and St Klement Ohridski Sofia University.
His current research interests include: strategies of sustainable development, technological change and media, new business models, cultural and creative industries, cultural sustainability and social entrepreneurship.
• Introduction to Political Economy (1st Semester)
• Media Economics (6th Semester)
• Content Production and Media Corporations (MA in New Media and Journalism)
• Economics of Culture (MA in Cultural Management)