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IU Co-Sponsored Program

  • Major archeological and historical sites
  • Museums with masterpieces of ancient art
  • Lively capital of a rapidly modernizing European Union nation
Tentative Dates
  • May 24 - June 19, 2010
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • Study the fundamental political, social and cultural institutions of the ancient Greek polis of Athens/Attica through personal examination of its material remains in the context of the modern city
  • 4 IU credits in Classical Studies C396, "Discovering a Greek Polis: Ancient Athens on site"
  • Instruction in English by Robert Sutton, Professor and Coordinator of Classical Studies, IUPUI
  • Excursions to Delphi, Piraeus, Eleusis, and major sites in the Attic countryside, including Marathon, Brauron, and Sounion
  • Visits to the National Archaeological Museum and the museums of the Acropolis, Agora, and the Kerameikos
  • Optional companion program on the island of Paros with focus on anthropology/service learning, see Paros, for a broader examination of Greece.  Discount of $200 for students who enroll in more than one CYA summer course.
  • Also see flyer for IUPUI program, Exploring Art and Culture in Paros
  • Furnished apartment with other U.S. students
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your second full-time semester of college, and
  • have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.
Financial Aid

How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Summer 2010: February 1, 2010

IU committee screens applications; final approval from CYA.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Summer 2010

  • Fee paid to IU: $336 (includes insurance)
  • CYA fee: $2,800 (includes tuition, room, required field trips)
  • Additional meals: $810
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

Airfare, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $400 due upon acceptance.