Summer Programs in Greece
The Arcadia Center offers two, three-week summer programs in Greece. These programs are designed as immersive adventures through the world of Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic Greece. As a participant, you will be submerged in the history, art and culture of a society that was both radically different and profoundly similar to our own.
The programs are offered in consecutive sessions and all instruction is in English. Students can opt to take one or both courses and can expect to earn 3 credits per session. Discounts will apply for enrollment in consecutive summer sessions in Greece - please check our fees page or contact the program manager for specific details
Arcadia Program Offerings
Of Gods and the City - History, Art, and Architecture in Archaic and Classical Greece (3 credits)
During this three week course, you'll be based in Athens, while participating on field study excursions that visit prominent archaeological remains including the panhellenic sanctuaries at Olympia, Delphi, Isthmia, and Nemea; the city sites of Corinth, Sparta and Messene; and the battle sites of Marathon and Thermopylai. You'll feel a palpable connection to ancient Greece as our expert instructor guides you through the remains of ancient battle sites, cities, and sanctuaries.
On the Trail of Alexander the Great - Greek History, Art and Architecture of the Hellenistic Age (3 credits)
Here's your chance to develop a clearer understanding of one of history's most enigmatic and mysterious figures. Your studies will begin in Athens, and then take you to Greek Macedonia, the island of Samos, and the Aegean coast as you delve into the life and times of Alexander the Great and his contemporaries. You'll visit relevant monuments and museums as well as learn about Hellenistic civilization.
Summer: March 31
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