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Summer 2023 Programs





PAIDEIA 2023 summer programs are offered in Thessaloniki, Dion, Aiani-Kozani, Sparta, Delphi, and Rhodes in Classical @ Modern Greek, Culture, History, Archaeology, Art History, Environmental and Marine studies.


The program includes various summer concerts, 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, Pella, Vergina, Meteora, Nemea, Mycenae, Delphi, Athens, Thermopylae, Chaeronea, Epidauros, Nafplion, Sparta, Olympia, Patra, Corinth, Kos, Symi, Santorini.


Paideia Scholarships: Paideia allocates scholarship grants in the range of $100-$700 to encourage and help summer students for studies in Greece. Summer students with a GPA of 3.7 or higher at the time of application automatically receive a $150 US reduction against their tuition fees.


The courses are intensive for periods of three weeks between the dates: May 8 to May 28, May 29 to June 18, June 12 to July 2, June 27 to July 17, and July 4 to July 25.


Students will live at a hotel or rental apartments in walking distance from the classrooms. Rhodes and Thessaloniki students take the evening meal at school cafeteria until June 30. Students in Aiani, Dion or Rhodes and other regions of Greece take dinner at a school cafeteria or restaurant seven days a week. Rhodes and Thessaloniki students during May and June have a second meal at the University cafeteria.


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


Credits: 4 semester hours for Greek language courses and 3 semester hours for history, archaeology and other courses.


Cost: The program fee is $2,000 for one course. For two the cost is $1,200 for the second course during the same period, which includes orientation, tuition, housing, meal, cultural activities, local excursions and field trips. For the class with a study tour around Greece the cost is $2,900. If a student is interested for only the study tour portion, the cost is $1500. Part of this year program costs for each participant are defrayed through Paideia’s scholarship support. This scholarship is reflected in the program fee. This does not include the International Student Identity Card, and a nonrefundable fees for application and registration through the University of Connecticut or other Paideia affiliated Universities.

Additional estimated costs include $1,500 for round-trip airfare, $50.00 study abroad insurance coverage per month, $1,000 for personal expenses and about $100 for textbooks. For more information and course outlines you can contact:


Paideia Study Abroad Programs in Greece

Center for Hellenic Studies Paideia

28 Dog Lane, P.O. Box 818

Storrs, CT 06268-0818

Tel: (860)906-8458 cell




Students can sign up for 1,2,3, or 4 courses for 2, 3, 6, or 9 weeks. 

____        Elementary Modern Greek I Rhodes, May 9 to May 29 / June 10 to June 30 Four credits

____        Elementary Modern Greek II Rhodes, May 27 to June 16 / June 12 to July 2 Four credits


____        History & Archeology of Ancient Greece Rhodes, May 9 to May 29 Three credits


____        Intermediate Modern Greek I Rhodes, June 12 to July 2 Four credits

____        Ancient Greek I Rhodes, May 9 to May 29 Three credits


____        Language and Culture of Greece (3 Weeks) Rhodes and Study Tour Around Mainland Greece, May 9 / May 29 / July 1 Four credits


____        Greek Mythology Rhodes, June 12 to July 2 Four credits

____        The Greek Environment Rhodes, May 9 to May 29 Three credits

____        Byzantine Art History Rhodes, May 9 to May 29 Three credits

____        Topics in Aegean Greek and Roman Art Rhodes, May 9 to May 29 Three credits

____        OFF-CAMPUS STUDIES IN ART HISTORY Study Tour around Mainland Greece May 13 / May 29 / July 1 One credit

____        Ancient Greek Rhetoric Rhodes, June 12 to July 2 Three credits

____        The Law of Athens Rhodes, May 29 to June 18 Three credits

____        Intermediate Painting Rhodes with Study Tour Around Mainland Greece,  May 9/ May 30 / July 1 Three Credits

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