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Classics Study Abroad Programs

Students can expand their knowledge and appreciation of the classical world through these experiential learning opportunities.

 

Study Abroad Opportunities

  • ATHENS: American School of Classical Studies 

    - Two Summer Sessions in Topography, History, Art, and Literature of Greece. The two programs are identical in organization and last six weeks; 50-60 enrolled one (normally American) prof. is in charge of each session; area of specialty varies students are advanced undergraduate and graduate students and high school teachers half the time is spent in Athens; students visit about 60 sites throughout Greece three extended trips outside of Athens are included: Crete, Peloponnese, Macedon when in Athens, breakfast and dinner are provided by the school schedule is typically 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, seven days per week normally, each student is asked to prepare two oral presentations while there accommodations are in single rooms within the school in the beautiful Kolonaki area cost for 2005 is $2,950; scholarships are available; no academic credit is given 
    - Summer Excavations at the Athenian Agora. Approximately 35 volunteers are chosen on the basis of academic qualifications basic training in many techniques of excavation is provided no academic credit is given room and a small allowance (ca. $120 / wk) for board are provided by the school program lasts for six to eight weeks, from June through mid-August application deadline: February 15 
    - Annual Academic Program (for graduate students only).

  • ATHENS: CYA: College Year in Athens
    - Full Academic Year, Fall or Spring Semester Programs (most stay one semester). All courses conducted in English; international faculty of about 40 professors combination of classroom study and classes as sites and museums courses in Archaeology, Classical Langs, History, Art History, Literature, etc. students typically take four classes; university credit and a transcript is given students live in apartments in the beautiful Kolonaki area; lunch is provided approximately 100 students enroll each semester financial aid is available and is announced on a rolling basis (i.e. apply early) cost for one semester in 2004-05 academic year: $12,900 Application deadline: May 1 (Fall) and October 15 (Spring) financial aid deadline for either program: April 1 
    - Summer Programs. Eight separate three-week programs from late May through early July each course has a different theme; about 15 to 20 students are enrolled per course courses tend to attract undergraduate, graduate students as well as adults

  • ROME: Duke University’s Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (The 'Centro')
    - Fall or Spring Semester programs of approximately 15 weeks. applicants must be majors in Classics, Classical History, Art or Archaeology students normally take four classes while enrolled subjects include classical languages, Roman history, art history and literature there are frequent site visits, museum tours and additional trips outside Rome normally, excursions are taken Campania, Etruria, and Sicily academic credit is given; a transcript is provided by Duke University there is one Professor-in-Charge whose area of specialty varies other professors are mostly from American or Canadian universities students live in a beautiful area of the Juniculum hill in Rome the center can accommodate 36 students in bedrooms (mostly doubles) all meals are provided by the school application deadline: March 15 (Fall) and October 15 (Spring) cost for one semester: $14,885 (includes tuition, room and board) financial aid is available (deadline is the same as the application deadline).

    ROME: American Academy 
    - Classical Summer School (12-13 half students 1/2 teach a six-week program for graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and H.S. teachers. Approximately 12 to 13 students are accepted (joined by 12-13 H.S. teachers) all aspects of the ancient Rome are studied using the material remains & literature topics include architecture, sculpture, painting, inscriptions, etc. a Director, a professor from an American or Canadian univ. is in charge of the group there are daily visits to sites and museums as well as frequent excursions outside Rome other major sites visited: Palestrina, Pompeii, Ostia, Tivoli, Tarquinia, Veii the daily schedule varies; days are longer for field trips; weekends are normally free optional graduate academic credit of six hours is granted (must take a final exam) students live at the accommodations provided by the Center for Classical Studies breakfast and dinner are included application deadline: 1 March 2004 financial aid is available from many sources (deadlines vary for awards) cost of the program in 2004: $ 4,600 (includes tuition, room, and board) students may also participate in the Vergilian Society’s program on Campanian sites includes Pompeii and Herculaneum (cost is an additional $2,000 for two wks) 
    - Summer Program in Archaeology. A seven-week course for grad. and advanced undergrad. students of Classical Studies a maximum of twelve students are accepted provides an overview of archaeological problems and methods three weeks are spent in Rome studying monuments; four weeks at on-site excavations application deadline: March 15 cost of the program in 2004: $2,500 (includes tuition, partial room and board)

    ROME: Arcadia University: The Umbra Institute
    Roman Civilization and Daily Life- Learn about general life in the ancient Roman world. Explore the streets of Pompeii and neighboring cities. There will be a weekend field trip to Pompeii during the visit.

    Winter Term Trips

  • GREECE & ROME: The Dawn of Democracy: Athens 403-399 BC, Classical Rome

    Professors: David Worthington, Kerry Pannell

Associations

These professional organizations provide benefits to their members such as scholarly publications, notices about upcoming lectures, annual meetings, fellowships, etc.

Scholarship Opportunities

Field Work

  • Ancient Roman Aqueduct of Arezzo
    On this opportunity you’ll be tracing the route of the ancient Roman aqueduct of Arezzo, Italy, and learning about the engineering and history behind the aqueduct.

  • Alcublas Roman Past
    Excavate  a Roman Village in Spain. This trip includes fieldwork, lectures, lesson planning and field guided visits.

Internship Opportunities

Special Study Opportunities

  • Medieval Greek Summer Session is a month long program in Athens at the Gennadius Library. The program introduces students with a background in Classical Greek to Medieval Greek language and philology.

  • Speak Latin in Rome with the American Institute for Roman Culture. This four-week program is an unparalleled academic and cultural experience, giving students a unique opportunity to experience Rome through language and site visits.

     

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    ATHENS

    A. College Year in Athens 
    1. Full Academic Year, Fall or Spring Semester Programs (most stay one semester) all courses conducted in English; international faculty of about 40 professors combination of classroom study and classes as sites and museums courses in Archaeology, Classical Langs, History, Art History, Literature, etc. students typically take four classes; university credit and a transcript is given students live in apartments in the beautiful Kolonaki area; lunch is provided approximately 100 students enroll each semester financial aid is available and is announced on a rolling basis (i.e. apply early) cost for one semester in 2004-05 academic year: $12,900 Application deadline: May 1 (Fall) and October 15 (Spring) financial aid deadline for either program: April 1 
    2. Summer Programs eight separate three-week programs from late May through early July each course has a different theme; about 15 to 20 students are enrolled per course courses tend to attract undergraduate, graduate students as well as adults

    Link to Program Website

    B. American School of Classical Studies 
    1. Two Summer Sessions in Topography, History, Art, and Literature of Greece the two programs are identical in organization and last six weeks; 50-60 enrolled one (normally American) prof. is in charge of each session; area of specialty varies students are advanced undergraduate and graduate students and high school teachers half the time is spent in Athens; students visit about 60 sites throughout Greece three extended trips outside of Athens are included: Crete, Peloponnese, Macedon when in Athens, breakfast and dinner are provided by the school schedule is typically 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, seven days per week normally, each student is asked to prepare two oral presentations while there accommodations are in single rooms within the school in the beautiful Kolonaki area cost for 2005 is $2,950; scholarships are available; no academic credit is given 
    2. Summer Excavations at the Athenian Agora approximately 35 volunteers are chosen on the basis of academic qualifications basic training in many techniques of excavation is provided no academic credit is given room and a small allowance (ca. $120 / wk) for board are provided by the school program lasts for six to eight weeks, from June through mid-August application deadline: February 15 
    3. Annual Academic Program (for graduate students only)

    Link to Program Website

    ROME

    A. Duke University’s Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies 
    1. Fall or Spring Semester programs of approximately 15 weeks applicants must be majors in Classics, Classical History, Art or Archaeology students normally take four classes while enrolled subjects include classical languages, Roman history, art history and literature there are frequent site visits, museum tours and additional trips outside Rome normally, excursions are taken Campania, Etruria, and Sicily academic credit is given; a transcript is provided by Duke University there is one Professor-in-Charge whose area of specialty varies other professors are mostly from American or Canadian universities students live in a beautiful area of the Juniculum hill in Rome the center can accommodate 36 students in bedrooms (mostly doubles) all meals are provided by the school application deadline: March 15 (Fall) and October 15 (Spring) cost for one semester: $14,885 (includes tuition, room and board) financial aid is available (deadline is the same as the application deadline)

    Link to Program Website

    B. American Academy 
    1. Classical Summer School (12-13 half students 1/2 teach a six-week program for graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and H.S. teachers approximately 12 to 13 students are accepted (joined by 12-13 H.S. teachers) all aspects of the ancient Rome are studied using the material remains & literature topics include architecture, sculpture, painting, inscriptions, etc. a Director, a professor from an American or Canadian univ. is in charge of the group there are daily visits to sites and museums as well as frequent excursions outside Rome other major sites visited: Palestrina, Pompeii, Ostia, Tivoli, Tarquinia, Veii the daily schedule varies; days are longer for field trips; weekends are normally free optional graduate academic credit of six hours is granted (must take a final exam) students live at the accommodations provided by the Center for Classical Studies breakfast and dinner are included application deadline: 1 March 2004 financial aid is available from many sources (deadlines vary for awards) cost of the program in 2004: $ 4,600 (includes tuition, room, and board) students may also participate in the Vergilian Society’s program on Campanian sites includes Pompeii and Herculaneum (cost is an additional $2,000 for two wks) 
    2. Summer Program in Archaeology a seven-week course for grad. and advanced undergrad. students of Classical Studies a maximum of twelve students are accepted provides an overview of archaeological problems and methods three weeks are spent in Rome studying monuments; four weeks at on-site excavations application deadline: March 15 cost of the program in 2004: $2,500 (includes tuition, partial room and board)

    Link to Program Website