Athens, Greece

Athens: from ancient polis to postmodern metropolis.

when 7 June 2015 - 27 June 2015
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 800

A three-week long, intensive study abroad programme combining morning on-site classes with afternoon lectures and weekend fieldtrips.

Covering Athenian history and culture from Greek prehistory to the present, this exciting, experience-based course invites students from around the globe to study, as well as enjoy, one of the world’s most ancient cities.

Course leader

Prof. Dimitris Plantzos

Target group

We welcome applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, including archaeology, history, classics, social anthropology, art history and cultural studies, both undergraduates and graduates.

Course aim

Through a comprehensively structured academic syllabus, enrolled students are able to reflect on many different aspects of the city’s history and culture – from its archaeology and art-history to matters of modern and post-modern political and social life.

Credits info

6 EC
6 ECTS / 4 SCH (equivalent to a regular one-semester course according to either European or American standards; since degree requirements vary among universities, students are advised to ensure in advance that their home university will recognize this programme; detailed syllabus outlining the contact hours, reading and assessment available upon request).

Fee info

EUR 800: Fee inclusive of all fieldtrips, welcome and farewell receptions, as well as teaching materials and assistance.