Hellenic Studies


Paideia 2017 High School Program


LANGUAGE, CULTURE, HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY, MYTHOLOGY

 

PAIDEIA 2017 High school summer programs are offered in Rhodes in Ancient and Modern Greek, Culture, Mythology and History

The program includes various cultural activities, visits to Archaeological sites and monuments of Greece depending on student interest and courses offered. The program includes a number of excursions to museums, galleries, churches and theaters. Some past destinations with guided field trips have included Kozani, Aiani, Vergina, Meteora, Nafpaktos,  Delphi, Athens, Nemea, Mycenae, Thermopylae, Orhomenos, Epidauros, Nafplion, Sparta, Olympia, Patra, Korinthos, Kos, Symi, Patmos.

The courses are intensive for periods of three weeks between the dates: June 19 to July 9, June 26 to July 11 and July 3 to July 23.

HOUSING

Students will live at Hotel or rental apartments in walking distance from the classrooms. Students in Rhodes take dinner at a University of Aegean cafeteria or restaurant seven days a week.

ELIGIBILITY

It is preferable that students have a grade point average of 2.5 GPA.

CREDITS

For Greek Language, Culture and Ancient Greek Mythology courses College credit is given for high school students. Transfer of credit is from Greek Universities.

COST

The program fee is $1,500 for one course. For two or more the cost is $1,200 per course during the same period, which includes orientation, tuition, housing, meal, cultural activities, local excursions and field trips. For the three week class with a study tour around Greece the cost is $2,000. Part of this year program costs for each participant are defrayed through Paideia’s scholarship support. This scholarship is reflected in the program fee. For the eight days class Off Campus Art History with the study tour is $900. During the study tour students have two meals daily (breakfast and supper).

Additional estimated costs include $1,500 for round-trip airfare, $40.00 study abroad insurance coverage per month, $700 for personal expenses and about $100 for textbooks.

 

COURSES

All students must sign for 1 or 2 courses with a maximum of 4.

  • ELEMENTARY MODERN GREEK I, Rhodes, June 19 to July 9 Rhodes, July 3 to July 23
  • ELEMENTARY MODERN GREEK II, Rhodes, June 19 to July 9 and July 3 to July 23.
  • THE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OF GREECE, Rhodes with a study tour around Greece June 26 to July 11
  • OFF-CAMPUS STUDIES IN ART HISTORY, Rhodes, July 3 to July 11
  • HOMERIC GREEK AND GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Rhodes, June 26 to July 11.