Aristoteles Constantinides was appointed Lecturer in International Law and Human Rights Law at the University of Cyprus in September 2006 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in July 2011. He obtained his law degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1994), where he also completed his graduate, doctoral (2003) and post-doctoral studies (2006).
Prior to his appointment at the University of Cyprus, Dr Constantinides was a lawyer in Greece and part-time researcher at the Institute of International Public Law and International Relations of Thessaloniki (1996-2006); teaching assistant at the post-graduate course of International Law at the Law Faculty of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2000-2002, 2003-2006); adjunct lecturer at the College of Administrative Officers of the Hellenic Air Forces (2005-2006, teaching ‘The Legal Regime of the Aegean Sea’); took part in various EU-funded research projects at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1998-2000, 2001 and 2004-2006).
Dr Constantinides is reporting on Cyprus for the Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts database published by Oxford University Press. He is a member of the Cyprus National Bioethics Committee, the International Law Association’s Committees on Non-State Actors and Recognition/Non-Recognition in International Law, the European Society of International Law and other international law associations and networks. He was a member of the Management Committee of the EU-funded COST Action IS0602 ‘International Law in Domestic Courts’ (2007-2011); academic responsible for the project week of the European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice, Italy (2007 and 2008); visiting scholar at the European Inter-University Center for Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice, Italy (June 2007) and at the Amsterdam Center for International Law (August 2010, September-October 2011).
He teaches Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, Law of the Sea, Law of the United Nations, Law of International Organizations and is the coach of Moot Court teams.