Eleni Apostolidou

Eleni Apostolidou

Director of MSC in Financial Law & International Taxation Assistant Professor

   +357 22 462 223         eleni.apostolidou@ciim.ac.cy
  • FL550 EU& International Taxation
  • FL700 Intellectual Property Rights& Taxation
  • FL750 Property law & International Trusts

Dr. Eleni Apostolidou, is a Full-time Associate Professor at CIIM, in Cyprus and Program Director of MSc in Financial & International Tax law. In the past, she was an assistant in Research at the University of Strasbourg, Rennes, Nanterre, and Cergy, where the core of her teaching focused on European and International Taxation. She served as an external consultant at the OECD Tax department and was appointed as Cyprus correspondent at IBFD, Netherlands. She has participated on an individual basis in research consortia in Austria and Italy.

Career Highlights

  • Programme Director, MSc in Financial and International Taxation, CIIM Cyprus, 2020.
  • Manager, Tax advisory, public consultancy, Pwc Cyprus, 2017.
  • Tax lawyer, NCI law firm, Cyprus, 2016.
  • Research and Teaching Attaché, University of Strasbourg, Rennes, Cergy Pontoise, Nanterre, 2010-2015.
  • Research Officer, OECD external consultancy, 2014.
  • Research Stay, Vienna University of economics and business, 2013.
  • Research Officer, Financial Transaction Taxes, IBFD.

Eleni Apostolidou is an expert in the area of avoidance rules in tax matters. In the past she was an assistant professor at the University of Strasbourg, Rennes, Nanterre and Cergy Pontoise, where the core of her teaching focused on European and International Taxation. She was educated at the University Strasbourg, where she graduated in Law in 2005. She holds a master’s degree in Taxation from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and an advanced Master degree in Taxation from the Business School of Dauphine. She received a Research Stay Certificate from the Institute of International Tax Law of Vienna, Austria and successfully defended a thesis at the Department of Business Taxation of Sorbonne in 2005. Her interests relate to Base Erosion and Profit shifting and to Financial Law. She has gained significant experience dealing with financial transactions in sophisticated structures as a tax expert for the Public advisory and consultancy department of Pwc, Cyprus. She has lectured in courses and been author of publications on various issues, that cover public finance and federal institutions, fiscal policy and strategy. She is a member of the Bar Association, a Certified Mediator and an Expert on Legal and Economic Development for various think tanks in Cyprus. She is appointed as the EU expert for the Cyprus legal review, Kypriaki Epitheorisi, published by Nomiki Vivliothiki in Greece.