Winter Intercession 2018
PAIDEIA 2018 WINTER INTERSESSION PROGRAMS IN GREECE
Winter intersession programs take place in Rhodes for credit and non credit courses.
The program includes visits to Archaeological sites, museums and monuments of Rhodes depending on student interest. The program includes a study tour at mainland Greece with excursions to museums, galleries, old churches, theaters, archaeological sites and monuments.
The study tour, depending on the weather conditions, will be in Athens, Epidauros, Nemea, Nafplion, Mycenae, Olympia, Patra, Nafpaktos, Delphi, Thermopylae, Dion, Vergina, Pella, Thessaloniki.
The courses are intensive for periods from 12/26/2017 to 1/15/2018.
Students in Rhodes will stay at Semiramis Hotel(www.semiramis.gr) in walking distance from the classrooms. Students in Rhodes take dinner at the University of Aegean cafeteria, at the hotel, or at a local restaurant. Meals are seven days a week.
Paideia Scholarships: Paideia allocates scholarship grants in the range of $100-$500 to encourage and help winter intersession students for studies in Greece. Winter intersession students with a GPA of 3.7 or higher at the time of application automatically receive a $150 US reduction against their tuition fees.
Eligibility: It is preferable that students have a grade point average of 2.50 GPA.
Credits: 4 semester hours for Greek a language course and 3 semester hour for the class of Language & Culture of Greece. Transfer of credit is from Aegean Univ.
Cost: The program fee is $1,500 for one course without the study tour. With the study tour is $2,000. This includes orientation on December 27 in Greece, tuition, study abroad insurance coverage, housing, one meal daily (supper), land transportation, admission to museums and archaeological sites, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips and a study tour around Greece. If a student is interested for only the study tour the cost is $900. 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 nonrefundable fees for application and registration to Paideia affiliated US Universities.
Additional estimated cost includes $1,300 for round-trip airfare from US to Athens and flights inside Greece, $700 for personal expenses and about $100 for textbooks. Applications can be obtained at your study abroad office or at:
Paideia Study Abroad Program in Greece
28 Dog Lane, P.O. Box 818,
Storrs, CT 06268-0818
Tel (860)429-8518; cellL860)906-8458.
PAIDEIA PROGRAM COURCE REGISTRATION FORM
Winter Intersession December 26, 2018 to January 13, 2019
All students must sign up for 1 or 2 courses.
1____MGRK 1101 ELEMENTARY MODERN GREEK I
Rhodes, Four Credits
2____MGRK 1102 ELEMENTARY MODERN GREEK II
Rhodes, Four Credits
3____ MGRK 3299 THE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE OF GREECE 3 credits
Study Tour around Greece for 9 days, December 26-January 4. Includes a conference on “Cutting-Edge Technologies in Ancient Greece II: the Dodecanese in the Aegean Sea under the microscope”. January 12-13.
4____ ARTH 3293 OFF-CAMPUS STUDIES IN ART HISTORY,
Study Tour around Greece for 9 days One Credit
Paideia offers a number of excursions to discover Greece. These excursions are included in the program fee. Winter Intersession program includes a study tour around Greece for nine(9) days visiting archaeological sites, museums, old churches and monuments with a first meeting in Athens on December 27. An orientation meeting takes place in Athens upon arrival of all students. The study tour includes hotels, two meals daily (breakfast & supper) with entrance fees and passes. Land transportation from Athens during study tour is being covered from the program. Winter Intersession study tour starts in Athens and ends in Thessaloniki on January 4th. Students have the option to continue in Rhodes until January 15 for Language and Culture of Greece class.
Students who are interested for Modern Greek I, II during winter intersession stay in Athens only one night with the study tour students and continue in Rhodes late in the afternoon December 28.
Excursions are around the island with possible one day trip to the island of Symi (weather permitting).
Paideia jointly with the University of Aegean and Ministry of Culture/Ephorate for Antiquities in Dodecanese organizes a conference under the title “Cutting-Edge Technologies in Ancient Greece II: the Dodecanese in the Aegean Sea under the microscope”.