Prof. Dr. Christos V. Gortsos


Professor of Public Economic Law at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Christos Gortsos is Professor of Public Economic Law, Director of the Public Law Department and Academic Head of the LLM Program in “Financial Regulation” at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Inter alia, he is also, President of the Academic Board of the Frankfurt-based European Banking Institute (EBI), Visiting Professor at the Europa-Institut of the University of Saarland, Research Partner in the University Research Priority Program (URPP) “Financial Regulation” of the University of Zürich and invited lecturer at the Europa-Institut of that University, as well as member and academic coordinator of the Committee on International Monetary Law of the International Law Association (MOCOMILA).

He studied, both at undergraduate and graduate level, law, economics and finance at the Universities of Athens, Zürich, Pennsylvania (Wharton Business School) and Geneva (Graduate Institute of International Studies). The main fields of his research, publication and teaching activity include international, EU and Greek monetary and financial law, central banking law and institutional economics. His papers at SSRN can be accessed at: Gortsos During the academic year 2017-2018 he was granted the Bernard Braudel Senior Fellowship at the Law Department of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence and for the period September – October 2018 he was Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College (Oxford University), affiliated to the Political Economy of Financial Markets (FEFM) Research Center.

Professor Gortsos is the author of several books and articles on international, European and Hellenic financial and monetary law