Ilias Iliopoulos
Visting Scholar
專業領域:Field of Expertise: Strategic Studies, Maritime Geopolitics, Diplomacy and Strategy, Security Policy, Hybrid Warfare, Turkey and the Middle East


Professor of Diplomatic History and International Relations, Department of Turkish and Modern Asian Studies, National University of Athens (2019-Present)


Adjunct Professor of History, Diplomacy, and Maritime History, The American College of Greece (2015-2019)


Professor of Naval History, Strategy, and Geopolitics of Sea Power, Hellenic Naval War College – Staff and Command College (2013-2017)


Special Academic Adviser for European and International Affairs to the [Greek] Deputy Minister for Culture (2013-2015)


Director, Department of Political and Strategic Studies, and Chair of Political & Strategic Studies, Baltic Defence College, Estonia (2010-2013)




Ph.D. (Dr. Phil) in History of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe from the Ludwig- Maximilian University of Munich (2000)

Ph.D. Thesis: “Metaxas as a Realist; Greek Containment Strategy and British Appeasement Policy” (Metaxas als Realist. Griechische Eindämmungsstrategie und britisches Appeasement), Munich: Hieronymus (ed.), 2001.


Postgraduate studies in History of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Modern History and Political Science/International Relations at the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (1994)


First Degree in History from the National University of Athens (1990)

Recent Publications:

Foreign Relations of Turkey 1935-1945, Athens (Leimōn editions), 2017 (Gr.)


Geopolitics of Sea Power: Case Study Great Britain 1815-1956 – with focus on Eastern Mediterranean, Athens (Leimōn editions), 2017 (Gr.)


The Operations of the Greek “Sacred Band” during the Second World War, Athens (Herodotus

Editions), 2013 (Greek).


Operation Kalavryta; the 117th Jäger-Division of the Wehrmacht – based on the German Military Archives, Athens (Hellenic Army General Staff, Military History Division), 2012 (Gr.)


Israel’s Strategy in the Six-Day-War, Athens (Dounias), 2012 (Gr.)