The SOCIETAS HELLENICA HERPETOLOGICA is a not-profit non governmental organisation. It was founded in 2001. 

The aims of the SOCIETAS HELLENICA HERPETOLOGICA are the following:

1.      The study and protection of the Greek reptile and amphibian species, as well as their habitats.

2.      The increase of public awareness on matters regarding reptiles and amphibians from Greece and abroad. Emphasis will be given to the conservation of reptiles and amphibians, their importance for natural ecosystems, their maintenance in captivity and the rebuttal of the widespread misconceptions about reptiles and amphibians in Greece.

3.      The provision of scientific advice to those who are interested in reptiles and amphibians (such as Ministries, local and international authorities and organisations etc), especially regarding legal and illegal trading of these animals. 

4.      The organisation of congresses and other international meetings in order to communicate and exchange ideas among scientists who are specialising in reptiles and amphibians.


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