Pantelis Sklias

Head of Department

Rank: Professor
Expertise: International Political Economy
eMail @ UoP: pantelis@uop.gr
Office: Γ2
Telephone : (+30) 2741 040042
Committees: Internal Quality Assurance, Library, Postgraduate Studies

Short biographical note

Pantelis Sklias (1969) is a Professor of International Political Economy (IPE) at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Peloponnese. He also taught in the Department of International and European Studies – University of Macedonia (visiting lecturer) – the Department of International Economic Relations and Development – Democritus University of Thrace, Visiting lecturer and Assistant Professor from 2002-2007 – and the Hellenic Open University – 2002 until today – . He graduated (1990) from the Department of International Studies of Panteion University in Athens. He was awarded both his MA in International Relations (1991) and his Ph.D. in IPE (1998) from the University of Sussex (UK). The title of his Ph.D. thesis is “Non Governmental Organizations and the IPE, with special reference to the European Union’s Development Policy”. He accomplished (2000) his post doctorate thesis at the Hellenic Center of Political Research of Panteion University with a fellowship from the State Fellowship Foundation. His post doctoral research topic is “The IPE of the relations between the EU and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the ex-Soviet Union”. From 1999 until 2002 he has been a Visiting Research Fellow of the Postgraduate Center for Culture, Development and the Environment (CDE) of the University of Sussex.

Courses currently taught at undergraduate level (University of Peloponnese):

  • International Political Economy
  • Politics, Economics and Society in Developing Countries
  • Development Cooperation Policies
  • Politics and Economics in SEE countries

Courses currently taught at postgraduate level (Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens)

  • The Political Economy of Development, Postgraduate Degree in International Studies, Specialization: International Political Economy

Previously taught courses:

  • Principles of European Economic and Monetary Union
  • Theories of Economic Development

Pantelis Sklias also has an extensive experience (1995-2004) in working with International and EU organizations and NGOs in development cooperation projects mainly in the SEE region countries (Albania, Serbia, FYROM, Kosovo). He has also planned, monitored and implemented projects in Third World Countries.

Professor Sklias has also served as:

  • Secretary General for Youth Affairs, Ministry of Education (2007-2009);
  • Secretary General for the Region of Sterea Ellada (2009)
  • Head of the Scientific Committee and Member of the Strategic Steering Committee for the Implementation of the Road Map of Reforms in Local and Regional Administration, Ministry of Interior (2012-today)

Selected Publications