Professor Ioannis Koimtzoglou is a graduate of the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. There he completed his undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral studies. In all stages of his studies he was distinguished with Summa cum Laude distinction. Throughout his studies he was honored with a scholarship of the Greek State. His postgraduate and doctoral studies refer to the field of Public Law and Political Science and in particular to Administrative Law and Public Procurement Law. He completed his Doctoral Thesis in 1997, which was honored with the Summa cum Laude distinction, on the subject of the execution of Administrative Contracts. During the preparation of his Doctoral Thesis he visited as a researcher the Law School of Nancy, France and the Conseil d’ Etat in Paris, France.
After completing his studies, he taught Public Law at the University of Western Macedonia, the University of Piraeus and the Greek Police Academy. Since 2000 he has been an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Law at the Hellenic Open University, teaches at the National Center of Public Administration and is a research associate at the Center for European Constitutional Law, in Athens. He is the author of 9 books and 47 scientific articles published in scientific journals. The books and articles refer to the field of Constitutional Law, Administrative General – Special – Procedural Law, Tax Law. He has participated as speaker in 42 scientific conferences on Public Law.
The scientific interests of the Professor are now focused on the protection of constitutional rights threatened by the development of technology, the preservation of the legitimacy of the action of public administration, especially when it acts with modern forms of administrative action as well as the protection of Public Servants’ rights.