Program Dates: May 27 - June 11, 2022

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Earn humanities credit as you experience the ancient land of Greece! Visit temple ruins, fortresses, Ottoman mosques, Byzantine churches, and fascinating towns. Encounter the complexity of this cultural crossroads. Experience the energy of Athens, the beauty of Nafplion, and the history of Mycenae, Delphi, Epidaurus, and the island of Crete. Students can earn 3-6 hours of credit in the core or upper-division credit in Art, English, or Honors. Take our virtual tour of the Greece program

Art majors, be sure to ask the Art Department about their study abroad scholarship!

All participants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 at least 21 days prior to the program's departure in order to participate in this program. This is required by the vendor the program is in partnership with - no exceptions can be permitted.

Please review the CDC Information on Greece and Dept. of State Information on Italy.

Important Dates

Office of Study Abroad Scholarship Deadline

December 11, 2021

Deposit Deadline

February 11, 2022

Final Payment Deadline

March 4, 2022

Mandatory Orientation

Spring Semester 2022

Contact Us

Study Abroad Office

Summerville Campus

Allgood Hall

AH E134



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Courses Offered

Students may receive credit for 6 credit hours for taking one of the ENGL classes offered along with one of the ART classes offered. Students cannot take both ENGL or both ART classes at the same time.

If program travel is cancelled due to travel restrictions from the State Department, University System of Georgia, or Augusta University, these courses will still be offered during the Summer Term 2. These courses will be offered face-to-face, hybrid, or fulling online.

ENGL 2111 World Literature I or ENGL 2111 H (Honors)
Professor: Christina Heckman

In this course, you will increase your understanding, both intellectual and experiential, of the cultural artifacts, especially myths and literary texts, of ancient Greece India, the Near East, and North America. This course will allow you to experience Greek storytelling in cultural context. 

ENGL 4360 Studies in World Literature or HONR 3900H B
Professor: Christina Heckman

In this course, you will engage in the comparative study of Hindu and Greek literatures. While we will read Hindu literature at the beginning and end of the course, the study abroad component will focus on Greek literature. While in Greece, you'll visit the agora where Socrates and Plato walked; you'll stand inside Greek theaters where Antione and Iphigenia opposed tyrants and asserted control over life and death; you'll climb the Aereopagus Hill, where the law court of Athens deliberated and St. Paul preached. 

ART 4950 Specials Topics: Artist Travel Journal in Greece or HONR 3900H A (Honors)
Professor: Brian Rust

Students will learn about the art and culture of ancient and modern Greece through travel, reading, and documentation of their journey in the form of an artist's journal. The journals produced by each student will incorporate drawing, writing, photography, painting, and/or collage. In addition to the beauty and history to be experienced while touring the art, architecture, and landscapes of Athens, Corinth, Delphi, Olympia, Nafplion, and the island of Crete, students will have the opportunity to sharpen their artistic vision and learn some expressive techniques to record their travels and insights. 

ART 2010 The Marvel of Art or ART 2010H (Honors)
Professor: Brian Rust

This is a class about human culture seen through the lens of time and place. In this course, through study both on campus and abroad in Greece, you will increase your understanding of the cultural artifacts such as buildings, sculpture, and pottery of ancient Greece. You will also see evidence of the countries who later invaded and ruled Greece.

Program Cost

Program Fee: $4999 + Tuition & Fees 

Deposit: $200

Final Payment: Due March 4, 2022

Airfare, lodging, mandatory excursions, travel insurance, and most meals are included in your fees. Additional expenses include passport, some meals and personal expenses. 

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Travel Itinerary



Day One

Departure for Athens, Greece.



Day Two

Arrival in Athens. Walking Tour of Athens with Guide and then Temple of Poseidon, Lavrio.



Day Three

Visits to the Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, Areopagus Hill, Theatre of Dionysus, and Ancient Agora. 



Day Four

Walking tour of Arachova and visits to Agios Georgios, Agios Nikolaos, and Mouth Parnassus. 



Day Five

Delphi. Visits to the Sanctuary of Apollo, Sanctuary of Althena, Delphi Museum, and Palamidi Fortress. End in Nafplion.



Day Six

Visits to the Theatre at Epidaurus, the Sanctuary of Asclepius
Travel to the Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae.



Day Seven

Visit to the ancient town of Mystra, Karyes, and free time in Nafplion.



Day Eight

Flight to Heraklion, Crete, walking tour of Heraklion, visits to the Venetian fortress of Koules and Lions Square.



Day Nine

Palace of Knossos and Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.



Day Ten

Eleftherna archaeological site and Arkadi Monastery. Margarites (ceramics workshops). 



Day Eleven

Margarites and walking tour of Rethymno.



Day Twelve

Fortezza of Rethymno, Archaeological Museum, and free time in Rethymno.



Day Thirteen

Walking tour of Chania, Nautical Museum and Moro Shipyard, Archaeological Museum, Etz Hayyim Synagogue and Old Town.



Day Fourteen

Flight to Athens, visits to Plaka and Temple of Olympain Zeus, with free time in Athens.



Day Fifteen

Sanctuary of Artemis and Tomb of Iphigenia.



Day Sixteen

Return to Augusta.

*Itinerary may be subject to change

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