26 July 2020
Summer School of Greek Language, History & Culture
The Summer School of Greek Language, History and Culture of the Ionian University is aimed at people from the Greek diaspora, as well as people with a special interest in Greek language, history and culture, who wish to gain an introduction to, or deepen their knowledge of, Greek language, history and culture.
This year, the Summer School will be taking place from 12 (day of arrival) to 26 (day of departure) July 2020.
The lectures are held at the Ionian University in Corfu in the mornings, from Monday to Friday (from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm, with breaks in between). There will be 50 teaching hours in total. Teachers will be academics from the Ionian University and special associates coming mainly from the academic field. The weekly program of the Summer School will include Greek language, history and culture lectures, guided tours of the island's cultural sights, as well as excursions.
The program includes:
Lectures focusing on ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary Greek history, Modern Greek literature, Ancient Greek, analysis of speech in Modern Greek, production and understanding of written and spoken language, as well as ancient Greek, Byzantine and modern art and music.
Visits and tours with a professional tour guide in the old town of Corfu (designated UNESCO World Heritage Site). Among other things, visits will be made at the Archaeological Museum, the Old Fortress, the Museum of Music and the Old Philharmonic Society, and other important sights.
One all-day guided excursion to Ioannina (castle, museums, etc.), and the archaeological site of Dodoni.
Prof. Athanasios Efstathiou, Department of History, Ionian University
People from the Greek diaspora, as well as people with a special interest in Greek language, history and culture, who wish to gain an introduction to, or deepen their knowledge of, Greek language, history and culture.
Certificate of Attendance
EUR 600: This amount includes the Summer School’s attendance fees and the trip from and to Ioannina, as well as the guided tours carried out during the programme.
EUR 850: This amount includes the Summer School’s attendance fees, the trip from and to Ioannina, the guided tours carried out during the programme, and accommodation at the University’s hall of residence.
No scholarships available.