Jean Monnet Chairs are teaching posts with a specialisation in European Union studies for university Professors, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. They are an integral part of the higher education institution that concludes the grant decision and are inscribed in their institution’s official academic activities. The duration is three consecutive academic years. For further information, please visit the website of the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) and consult the Erasmus+ Programme Guide. The Jean Monnet Chair (JMC) EU humanitarian medicine and response in action (EU MEDAID) is the first Chair ever awarded to the Medical School of Athens of the National and Kapodistrian University and the first ever chair to be awarded to a surgeon. The Chair’s activities run from October 2020 to September 2023.
The Chair holder is Professor of Surgery Emmanouil Pikoulis, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.
The Chair Holder
Emmanouil Pikoulis, MD, PhD, DMCC, FACS, FEBS. Professor & Chairman of the 3rd Department of Surgery, “Attikon” University General Hospital, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).
Chairman of the Board of all surgical specialties, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).
Adj. Professor of Surgery, USUHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
Adj. Professor in Humanitarian and Catastrophe Emergency Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Director of MSc “Global Health – Disaster Medicine”, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).
Supervisor of Attikon Medical Center (AKISA).
EU Jean Monnet Chair in “Humanitarian Medicine and Response in action” 2020-2023
The Project Team
Academics involved in the JMC EUMEDAID
Maria Daniella Marouda, PhD
Assistant Professor of International Law, International Humanitarian Law and Humanitarian Action, Panteion University of Social and Political Studies, Athens
Jean Monnet Chair “EU Solidarity, Civil Protection, Humanitarian Action”
Chair of European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), Council of Europe
Member of the Comité pour le Concours Jean Pictet
Alternate Director, European Training and Research Centre on Human Rights and Humanitarian Action, Panteion University of Social and Political Studies
Consultant on International Humanitarian Law, Hellenic Red Cross
Professor of International Law, National Defence School and the Police National Security Academy
Trainer of secondary school teachers, as well as of NGO volunteers and staff on the principles of humanitarian action
Evika Karamagioli, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor (Hon) “Humanitarian Crisis Management, Communication and Technology”, Medical School, University of Bern, Switzerland
Scientific Collaborator, “MSc Global Health -Disaster Medicine”, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)
Lecturer, “MSc in Digital Communication Media and Interaction Environments”, Dept. of Communication and Media Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)