The Program in the Archaeology, History, and Literature of Ancient Greece offers a wide-ranging degree devoted to Classical Greek culture. Students have the opportunity to study the archaeological monuments and the history of Greece. They familiarize themselves with the ancient Greek language through the systematic examination of important ancient texts. The curriculum includes a number of classes in Modern Greek. The interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to think both critically and imaginatively, write well-structured essays, as well as interpret complex sets of data.
All archaeology classes include field trips to archaeological sites and museums within Athens and its environs; in addition, students are expected to participate in a series of longer field trips around Greece, including the Peloponnese, Central Greece and Macedonia, as well as the islands of Santorini, Naxos, and Crete. Students are also welcome to attend, on a voluntary basis and subject to their academic schedule, the Departmental Archaeological Excavation in Marathon or the Excavation at the site of Trapeza (Neon Rysion - Kardia) undertaken by the International Hellenic University.
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- Historical Studies
- Aegean Civilizations: a survey
- Ancient Greek Art: an overview
- The History of the Greek Polis
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- 48 months
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Start date and Application deadline for the academic year 2021-2022.
DisciplinesArchaeology Ancient History General Studies & Classics
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- International Baccalaureate or Senior High School Graduation Certificate (indicative average grade: 70% or equivalent).
- Certificate of competency in English
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International6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
Undergraduate Merit Scholarships 2020
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens offers six (6) Merit Scholarships of Eur 10000, to students who wish to pursue the “BA program in the Archaeology, History, and Literature of Ancient Greece”, starting in fall 2020.
- The application starting date is the 19th of May 2020, the closing date is the 30th of June 2020 at midnight (Greece local time: UTC/GMT +3 hours) and results will be announced by the 10th of July 2020.
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.