GREEK LANGUAGE, CULTURE, HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
PAIDEIA Study Abroad Programs are offered in Thessaloniki, and Rhodes in collaboration with Aristotle University, University of Macedonia, and University of Aegean.
PAIDEIA 2005 Summer Programs are offered in Thessaloniki, Dion, Sparta, Ikaria, Mytilini, and Rhodes in Intermediate Classical @ Modern Greek, Culture, Oceanography, History, and Archaeology of Greece.
The program includes various summer concerts, visits to Archaeological sites and monuments of Greece depending on student interest and courses offered. A number of excursions to museums, galleries, churches and theaters.
Some past destinations with guided field trips have included Kozani, Aiani, Pella, Virgina, Meteora, Volos, Lamia Delphi, Athens,Thermopylai, Orhomenos, Epidauros, Nafplion, Sparta, Olympia, Patra, Korinthos, Kos, Symi, Patmos.
The courses are intensive for periods of three weeks between the dates:
May 16 to June 5, June 6 to June 26, June 20 to July 12, July 1 to July 21, July 22 to August 12.
Students will live at rental apartments in walking distance from the classrooms. Thessaloniki students take the afternoon and evening meals at school cafeteria. Students in Dion, Rhodes and other regions of Greece take breakfast and dinner at a restaurant. Afternoon meal is not included.
Eligibility: It is preferable that students have a grade point average of 2.5 GPA.
Credits: 4 semester hours for Modern Greek language courses and 3 semester hours for history, archaeology and other courses.
Cost: The program fee is $1,200, $1,800 for three and six week programs, respectively, which includes tuition, housing, meals, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions and field trips, accident and emergency insurance, the International Student Identity Card, and a nonrefundable $395 fee for registration through the University of Connecticut.
Additional estimated costs include $1,100 for round-trip airfare , $700 for personal expenses and $100 for textbooks. The Hellenic Society Paideia offers scholarships to qualified students. Applications can be obtained at: