Who we are
The Center for European Constitutional Law (CECL) – Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation is one of the most active European research institutions. It was founded by Professor Dimitris T. Tsatsos in July 1995 and operates as a non-profit institution.
The Center seeks to contribute to the promotion of democratic institutions, fundamental rights, and the social rule of law, to the deepening of European integration and to the strengthening of international cooperation with respect for the cultural specificities of each state.
The purpose of the Foundation is, in particular, to provide advisory support in the field of institutions to public bodies in Greece, in developing countries and in the new member states of the European Union, theoretical and applied scientific research in the fields of Greek, European and comparative public law, institutions and public policies, as well as informing and raising awareness of society about developments in the European area.
Participating in both European and National Programs, the Foundation has so far undertaken hundreds of research activities, advisory support and institutional expertise programs in more than 20 countries, while at the same time it has created a wide network of cooperating agencies and experts throughout the world.
The Center for European Constitutional Law – Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation is a non-governmental organization that operates in the form of a non-profit (non-profit) foundation. It is under the supervision of the Ministries of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Education and Religious Affairs, Justice, Culture and Sports. It was founded in July 1995 (Official Government Gazette 614/12.7.1995). Its headquarters are in Athens, Greece.
Management - staff - infrastructure
The Center for European Constitutional Law – Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation is managed by an eleven-member Board of Directors. The action of the Foundation is supported by a Scientific Council, which provides advisory support to the planning and implementation of its actions. Its members are prominent professors of European universities.
The Foundation employs approximately 20 people and a large number of external scientific experts.