Ancient Greece in the Modern World


Combining academic courses and cultural adventures, this program aims to offer students the opportunity to learn about Ancient Greek Civilization and History through the lens of Modern Greece. Highly established tutors from NKUA will introduce participants to Greek culture and society and revisit significant stories, cultural norms and ideas of the classical past to highlight the important lessons and impact they‘ve had on modern civilization. The program includes courses in History, Philosophy and Ancient Greek Literature and Theater, as well as Modern Greek language classes. It will also emphasize learning beyond the classroom thus offering a hands-on learning experience in the rich cultural environment of Greece including visits at the most important museums and guided tours of the most influential monuments and sites of the Greek world.

Program Structure: The program includes daily course class sessions, smaller discussion sections, as well as field trips, excursions and activities that will allow participants to dive into Greece’s cultural heritage and contemporary society.

Venue: Modern Greek Language Teaching Center – University of Athens, Greece.

Date: June 23, 2023 – July 22, 2023.

Course Format and Length: In-Person, 4 weeks, 2/3 hours per day.

Eligibility: Students of all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Language of instruction: English

Cost: 4,450€

The program fee includes:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodations (Participants reside in nice hotel rooms located at the historic heart of Athens, only a few minutes walk from the Acropolis)
  • Transportations
  • Scheduled program activities/trips/excursions
  • Meals included in the program
  • Course materials
  • Miscellaneous

Co-organized by: BA Program in the Archaelogy, History and Literature of Ancient Greece at NKUA, Macquarie University and Study in Greece.

Accreditation: On completion of the course, each student will receive academic credits and a certificate of attendance.

For more information & applications, please contact:

Dr. Patricia Koromvokis at

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