Dr Mr Christina Peristeridou (C.)
European criminal law
European criminal law theory
European criminal procedural law
Criminal law theory and philosophy
Comparative criminal law and procedure
Professional career history
Christina Peristeridou is an assistant professor of European criminal law at Maastricht University. She studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Human Rights at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki. She received her LLM in European and International Public Law from the University of Tilburg (cum laude).
In 2007, she joined the department of Criminal Law and Criminology of Maastricht University as a PhD researcher and lecturer and defended her PhD thesis in 2015. Her dissertation, which was financed by the NWO, develops a theory for the principle of legality in European criminal law. Dr Peristeridou is a qualified member of the Bar of Thessaloniki.