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Akadimias 45                    adimopoul[at]law.uoa[dot]gr

3rd Floor, room                   Tel. (+30 210 3688614)


Athina Dimopoulou completed her undergraduate studies at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1991) and her graduate studies in History of Law and Roman Law at the University of Paris-II Panthéon-Assas (DEA 1992, Doctorat 1997, Récompense attribuée aux meilleures thèses). She has followed courses of legal Papyrology and Epigraphy at the École des Hautes Études (Sorbonne) and of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, Archival Science and Theory of History at the National Research Foundation in Athens.

She is currently member of the Directorate of International and Public Relations of the University of Athens (NKUA). She is managing the participation of NKUA as work package leader on mobility, in the CIVIS alliance of European Universities. 

She is member of Board and Vice President of the Greek Society of Legal History (since November 2019). She is member of the editing committee of the Revue Internationale des Droits de l’Antiquité (RIDA). She is member of the organizing and editing committee of the Symposion Vorträge zur griechischen und hellenistischen Rechtsgeschichte and congress. She has lectured and presented papers at several Universities and academic institutions, including the Universities of Paris-II, Zurich, Harvard, Oxford, Saint Petersburg, Bologna.  

Her areas of interest are legal history, ancient Greek law and Roman law. She is the author of numerous articles, her principal monographs including:

  • Ρωμαϊκό Δίκαιο, αναδρομή στις πηγές του συγχρόνου δικαίου, (Athens 2020)
  • Λεσβίων Πολιτείαι: Πολίτευμα και δίκαιο των πόλεων της Λέσβου (αρχαϊκοί, κλασικοί, ελληνιστικοί, ρωμαϊκοi χρόνοι), (Athens 2015)
  • La rémunération de l’assistance en justice. Étude sur la relation avocat-plaideur à Rome, (Athens 1999)


She is training the students of the Faculty of Law for their participation at the International Roman Law Moot Court Competition, to which she sits as judge.