Dr. Apostolos Samaras is an Attorney at Law and Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). He obtained his High School Diploma from the Marymount International School of Rome. He studied law and graduated (LLB, Law) from the School of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) in 2015, from which he also received his Master’s Degree (LLM, European Law) in 2017. Then, he completed his Doctoral Studies with a scholarship from the State Scholarships Foundation (“ΙΚΥ”).

He holds a PhD (with distinction) in European Law from the School of Law of the NKUA (2021). Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow & Teaching Assistant at the School of Law (Department of International Studies) of the NKUA, Adjunct Lecturer at the Hellenic Naval Academy (Cadets of the Hellenic Coast Guard), Visiting Lecturer at the Hellenic Naval War College.  He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Greek legal journal “European Law”, member of various scientific associations, author of many articles and other publications (in English & Greek) in reputable scientific journals. In addition, he is administrator of the scientific website of the Association of Scientists of European Studies.

He delivers lectures (in English and Greek) on various topics of European, International and Public law, he participates in educational activities and in the drafting/submission of research proposals. His main areas of research are: European Law and Governance, Economic Law, International Law, Public Law, Human Rights.

He is the author of the monographs: “The restrictions on the free movement of capital in contemporary EU law” (Nomiki Bibliothiki, 2022, 480 pp.) & “The Primacy Principle of EU law: The cornerstone for maintaining the integrity of the autonomous EU legal order”, (Nomiki Bibliothiki, 2023, 248 pp.).

For more information on his educational/professional history and publications, visit his profile on Academia.edu and LinkedIn.