The International Hellenic University confers honorary awards on prominent academics, researchers and practitioners from the worlds of science, the humanities, and economics and finance.
In 2016, Honorary Doctorate was bestowed on:
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Burkhard Hess, Director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg in recognition of his contribution to the fields of International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law.
In 2015, Honorary Doctorate was bestowed on:
Prof. Dr Thomas Pfeiffer, Professor of Law & Director of the Institute for Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws and International Business Law Heidelberg University.
In 2014, Honorary Doctorates were bestowed on:
Professor Alexander Nehamas, Carpenter Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature at the University Princeton, in recognition of his contribution to the study of ancient Greek and modern European philosophy, aesthetics and literary theory (Laudatio by Professor Basil C. Gounaris)
Themistocles Vokos, Chairman of Posidonia Exhibitions and Founder of the Seatrade Organisation for his contribution to the international maritime sector
In 2013, Honorary Doctorates were bestowed on:
Professor Dr Dr Franz Josef Radermacher, Professor of Database and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Ulm and Director of the Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing FAW/n, in recognition of his contribution to the fields of economics, innovation and global sustainable development.
Professor Dr Dr hc Herbert Kronke, Professor of Private Law at the Heidelberg University Law School, Director of the Institute for Comparative Law, Conflict of Laws & International Business Law and Arbitrator on the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, for his contribution to the fields of international and European business law.
Dr Phaedon Avouris, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens, IBM Fellow and Research Manager, New York, for his contribution to the fields of physical chemistry and nanotechnology and their application in nanoelectronic and optoelectronic circuits.
Professor Spiros Pollalis, Professor of Design, Technology and Management at Harvard Design School, in recognition of his contribution to the fields of architecture and design.
Professor em Dr Dr hc Spiros Simitis, Emeritus Professor of Labour and Civil Law, Computer Science and Law, Goethe University, Frankfurt, for his contribution to the protection of personal data and privacy of the individual.
In 2012, Honorary Doctorates were bestowed on:
Professor Angelos Chaniotis, Professor of Ancient History and Classics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, for his contribution to the study of ancient history and the culture of the Hellenistic world.
Professor Emeritus Spyros Makridakis, European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), for his contribution to education and research in business administration.
In 2011, Honorary Doctorates were bestowed on:
Professor Eleni Glykatzi-Ahrweiler, Sorbonne University, University of Europe, in recognition of her contribution to Byzantine History and to Education (Laudatio by Professor Basil C. Gounaris)
Professor Joseph Sifakis, Verimag, University of Grenoble, in recognition of his contribution to the field of Computer Science and System Verification
Professor Stamatios Krimigis, National Council of Research and Technology, Greece, Space Department, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, in recognition of his contribution to the Science of Space.
In 2010, Honorary Doctorates were bestowed on:
Professor George Constantinides, Leo Melamed Professor of Finance from the University of Chicago Booth, School of Business, for his contribution to research in the field of finance
Minos Zombanakis, Chair of the Group for International Study and Evaluation AG, for his contribution to the creation and development of the Euromarkets.