Elliniko Idryma Evropaikis kai Exoterikis Politikis (Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy)


The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is an independent, non-profit and policy-oriented research and training institute. Its mission is to provide a forum for public debate and raise awareness on issues of European integration and international relations and to conduct scientific research that contributes to a better informed and documented knowledge of the European and international environment with a special emphasis on migration, security, human rights, and good governance.


Angeliki Dimitriadi

Dr. Angeliki Dimitriadi is a Research Fellow at ΕLIAMEP. Her work focuses on irregular migration and asylum policies in the EU. She holds a PhD in Social Administration from Democritus University of Thrace, a BSc in International Relations & History (LSE) and an MA in War Studies (King’s College London). She has participated in numerous research projects on migration and asylum, including the recent ESRC project “Crossing the Mediterranean Sea by Boat: Mapping and Documenting Migratory Journeys and Experiences”. She is the author of the recently published monograph “Afghan migration Europe: at the margins, looking in” (Springer/Palgrave, 2017).

Antonia-Maria Sarantaki

Antonia-Maria Sarantaki is Research assistant at ELIAMEP in the ‘CEASAVAL’ project. She is a PhD candidate in European Politics at Panteion University of Social & Political Sciences, Department of International, European and Area Studies (Greece). Her PhD research focuses on Frontex and border control. She holds an MSc Econ in Security Studies (Aberystwyth University/UK) and a B.A. in International & European Studies (University of Piraeus/Greece). Past professional experience at the Greek Asylum Service, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU and Frontex. Her PhD thesis is funded by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY).