Undergrads: Greece Summer 2020 Study Abroad

Greece Summer 2020 Study Abroad

Hosted by: Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece and the American College of Greece.

— June 23 to August 17, 2020 – ($6,495) — 

The program brings students face-to-face with the extraordinary history, culture and stunning scenery of Greece, while studying Roma (“Gypsy”) communities in Athens.  

In its 16th year, the program offers students 15 UW credits in International Studies.  The application deadline is January 31st, 2020.

Applicants may qualify for a UW study abroad program scholarship worth up to $2,500.  In addition, there are a few scholarships associated with the UW Hellenic Studies program, in particular the Theodore Kaltsounis Scholarship (deadline January 31, 2020) worth up to $3,000.  

Participants enjoy the wonderful cuisine of Greece, see major historical sites like the Acropolis, Delphi, Meteora, Olympia (where the Olympic Games began), Mycenae of Trojan War fame, and visit beautiful islands, including Hydra where no motor vehicles are allowed.  Many group meals are included in the cost of the program.  

There are no language or other prerequisites and all UW students can apply.

Students can also help plant trees to honor migrant victims who drowned crossing into Greece.     

More information and to start the application process please click here.

Please contact the program director, Dr. Taso G. Lagos, for individual informational sessions at taso@uw or 206.351.7495.