Lecturer: International and European Institutions


Department of International and European Studies

University of Macedonia, Egnatia 156-54003 Thessaloniki

Tel .: +30 2310 891491

Email: kchainoglou@gmail.com


Calliope (Ilya) Chainoglou studied law at the Law School of the University of Essex in 2001. She completed her postgraduate studies in the field of “Public International Law” at University College London (UCL), University of London in 2002.

In December 2002 she was accepted at the Faculty of King’s College London, University of London, in order to undertake her doctoral studies. She was awarded a Doctorate of International Law in June 2007. These degrees are recognized by DOATAP acts.

Since 2008 she has been working as a lawyer. On March 17, 2010 she was unanimously elected Professor of International and European Institutions in the Department of International and European Studies, University of Macedonia.

From 2008 onwards she has taught courses in higher education institutions: “Cultural Diplomacy” (Department of International and European Studies, University / University of Macedonia), “Issues of International Law in Europe” and “Special Issues of International Economic Law” at the Graduate Studies Programme “Economic and Political Governance in Southeast Europe”, Department of Balkan Studies, University / University of Western Macedonia, “International Trade” (Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki).

She is a member of the Greek Society for International Law and International Relations, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the British Association of International Studies, the International Studies Association and other scientific associations.

During 2006 she participated in a collective post-doctoral research at the Hague Academy of International Law under the supervision of Professor Michael Glennon, of Tufts Fletcher School of Diplomacy, on “Terrorism and International Law”. The group comprised teachers and doctors from nine universities in Europe and two US universities. From 2007 until June 2009 she worked with the Society for Macedonian Studies, for the development of research on “The legal status of the Greek refugees of the Asia Minor Catastrophe.” From 5-23 July 2010 she participated as a United Nations Fellow 26-member team of researchers and diplomats who developed, under the supervision of Professor Z. Galizcki, and member of the International Law Commission, research in order to help the International Law Commission of the UN to work on the principle aut dedere aut judicare in the case of international terrorism. The study conducted in the work of the International Law Commission of the United Nations, displayed on the International Law Commission on July 23, 2010, and published by the UN. She was a member of the Working Group of the University of Macedonia to harmonize Greek legislation with Directive 2004/113, the Council of 13 December 2004 implementing the principle of equal treatment between men and women in access to goods and services and the supply thereof. The project was finished in September 2008.

Since 2007 she is an associate in the research group of UNESCO Multicultural Affairs office of the University of Macedonia.



  1. K. CHAINOGLOU, “Psychological Warfare”, Max Planck Encyclopaedia of International Law, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012, p. 11 (in press).
  2. P. Nazca-PERRAKI, N. ZAIKOS, K. CHAINOGLOU, Diplomatic and Consular Law – Texts International Practice, Vol. 3, Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Athens, 2010.
  3. K. CHAINOGLOU, “UN: Controversial institutions and practices, Legacies of the Cold War”, contribution to Th. Karvounarakis (Eds.), Cold War(Review, Athens, 2011), p.33.
  4. K. Chainoglou et al., Aut dedere Aut judicareAgainst International Terrorism, (United Nations, Geneva, 2010)
  5. C. CHAINOGLOU, “African economic organizations: the contribution of regional courts on regional integration”, Acta 16-18 December 2009 The International Cooperation in global and regional level: International Institutions in motion, Greek Society for International Law and International Relations , I. Sideris, Athens, pp. 31. (in press)
  6. K. CHAINOGLOU, “The Council of Europe and the Action Plan for Persons with Disabilities”, Proceedings of the Workshop on “People with Disabilities and Mass Media”, Ministry of Interior, General Secretariat of Communication / Secretariat General of Information, 22-3 June 2009, Athens .
  7. K. CHAINOGLOU, contribution to P. NASKOU-PERRAKI, International Human Rights Protection Mechanisms, Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Athina-Komotini, 2010.
  8. KALLIOPI CHAINOGLOU, Reconceptualising The Law of self-Defence, PhD presented at London University 2006, Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Athens (2008), pp. 489.
  9. II. Nazca-PERRAKI, K. CHAINOGLOU, M. TSAKIRI ( Editor) ,  Women’s rights globally and regionally-International Operations , PUBLICATIONS UNESCO CHAIR UNIVERSITY / UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA (2), Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Athens-Komotini (2008), pp. 891.
  10. K. CHAINOGLOU, “The Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, In human and Degrading Treatment or Punishment”, contribution to P. Nazca-PERRAKI, human rights protection mechanisms: International instruments, theory and practice, UNESCO CHAIR UNIVERSITY PRESS / UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA (3) Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Athens-Komotini, (2008) p. 35.
  11. K. CHAINOGLOU, “The Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families”, contribution to P.NASKOU-PERRAKI, human rights protection mechanisms: International instruments, theory and practice, PUBLICATIONS UNESCO CHAIR PAN / UNIVERSITY OF MACEDONIA (3) Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Athens-Komotini, (2008) p. 24.
  12. K. ALLIOPI CHAINOGLOU, “Modern Security Threats: Challenging the Accepted Understandings of the Right of Self-Defence”, contribution in volume which curated by Professor D. Frenkel, Selected Papers on Current Legal Issues, Publishing Athens Institute for Education and Research (2008) p .15.
  13. KALLIOPI CHAINOGLOU, “Revisiting the law of self-defence in the light of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction proliferation”, contribution to a collective volume, K.CHAINOGLOU, E. LOPEZ-JACOISTE DIAZ, V. EBOLI, A. SALINAS DE FRIAS, M. SOSSAI, International Terrorism and Changes in International Law(foreword Juan Antonio Carrilo Salcedo), The Global Law Collection – Thomson Aranzadi, Pamplona (2007), pp. 60.

Articles in scientific journals (peer-reviewed)

  1. K. CHAINOGLOU, “An assessment of jus in BelloIssues concerning Computer Network attacks: A Threat Reflected in National Security agendas “, (2011) 12 Romanian Journal of International Law,p. 38.
  2. K. CHAINOGLOU, Book Review: COOPERATING FOR PEACE AND SECURITY, EVOLVING INSTITUTIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS IN A CONTEXT OF CHANGING US SECURITY POLICY, Bruce D. Jones, Shepard Forman and Richard Gowan (eds.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-521-88947-6, pp.332, (2011) on the 22nd: three European Journal of International Law, pp. 7
  3. K. CHAINOGLOU, ‘The Protection of Disability rights in Europe’, (2011) the 10th: twoInternational Journal of Disability, Rehabilitation and Communication, pp. 35
  4. K. CHAINOGLOU et al, “Aut dedere aut judicare Against International Terrorism”, (2011)Hellenique Revue de Droit International(forthcoming)
  5. C. CHAINOGLOU, ‘Recent Developments in The Protection of Human Rights of Persons With Disabilities Within The European Framework: The Council of Europe and The European Union’, (2010) 63: 2 Hellenique Revue de Droit International, p 29.
  6. K. CHAINOGLOU, ‘Reconceptualising Self-Defence in International Law’, (2007) seventeen King’s Law Journal, p. 33.
  7. K. CHAINOGLOU and T. Christodoulidou, ‘The Principle of Proportionality in Self-Defence and Humanitarian Intervention’, (2007) two Journal for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict p.11
  8. K. CHAINOGLOU, Book Review: Defining Terrorism in International Law. By Ben Saul. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, (2008) European Law Journal vol. 14, pp. 2
  9. K. CHAINOGLOU, Saving Fish From drowning – The Responsibility to protect, International Law News, Spring 2006, p. 2.