For many young Greek-Americans a study in Greece program is the best way to celebrate their heritage and learn about the land of their ancestors. There are many different programs that send Greek-American students to Greece in many cases with all the expenses payed. Below we have conducted a list with many different institutions that will help you study in Greece.
The College Year in Athens
The “College Year in Athens,” a study-abroad program focused on Greek history and civilization, offers foreign students university-level courses on Greece and the eastern Mediterranean world.
In addition to classes taking place in Athens, an annual project is held on the island of Paros.
The Hellenic Language School
The “Alexander the Great” Hellenic Language School offers courses to foreigners. The school has branches in Thessaloniki and Chania in Greece, in Sophia and Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in Skopjie, F.Y.R.O.M, and Tirana, Albania.
Hellenic Culture Centre
The “Hellenic Culture Centre” offers Greek language courses to foreigners. While classes are held in Athens, the institute organizes an Easter and summer language teaching programme on the island of Lesvos.
The Athens Centre
The “Athens Centre” language program consists of Greek language courses held in Athens and a three week summer session on the island of Spetses, which apart from the typical language classes, includes extra cultural activities.
The Greek House
The “Greek House” in Athens is a centre for language lessons and culture. The school’s aim is to provide students with a wide range of courses, seminars, lectures and art exhibitions.
Greek Language courses can be a fruitful experience for foreigners on the island of Ikaria.
The “Ikarian Centre” runs a summer Greek Language School combining learning with entertainment.
Summer Program in Crete
The Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA is organising a summer programme in Crete for those students who wish to spend four weeks on the island, studying the culture of Crete.
Thessaloniki International Summer School
The International Summer School for Greek Language, History and Culture of the Institute for Balkan Studies offers summer courses for non-native speakers. The courses include an intensive language teaching programme plus a special Greek history and culture class.