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Othon-Alexandros Kaminiaris-Kontostavlos is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. His doctoral research revolves around the European Union's relations with third countries. The thesis will focus on the impact of the EU's climate change policy to the ones of the states forming part of the European Neighbourhood Policy. His research is part of the UNESCO Chair on Climate Diplomacy.

Since 2016, he has been a Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of European Integration and Policy, where he participates in research and educational programmes. He is also a Board Member of the Political Science and Public Administration Alumni Association. He is the president of the Communication and Events Committee and the co-ordinator of the ECOSOC research Group, formed under the Special Consultative Status the Association holds at the ECOSOC.



MA in International and European Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2017)

BSc Political Science and Public Administration, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2015)



Research interests

European foreign policy, European Neighbourhood Policy, Climate policy, Europeanization


Participation in research and educational programs at the IEIP

UNESCO Chair on Climate Diplomacy

Jean Monnet Module 2019-2022 (European Climate Diplomacy)

Athens EU Model Junior

Jean Monnet Module 2015-2018 (Moving the EU forward)

Observatory for climate change in South-east Europe



Kaminiaris-Kontostavlos O. A. (2018) Cooperation within the framework of the Arctic Council: Environmental Protection, IEIP Research Papers, 7/2018 [in Greek].

Kaminiaris-Kontostavlos O. A. (2018) 'The European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership: neighbours of Europe or European neighbours in the East?', Greece, Europe and the World, 11/2018, pp. 58-72 [in Greek].