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June 2015

Students will study the stories of Ancient Italy and Greece and visit many of the most famous sites associated with Athens, Delphi and Olympia. Travel arrangements will be handled by EF College Study Tours. Registration with EF College Study Tours will be required upon admittance to the program. For a full program itinerary,
click here.

You can also view an online presentation with more details here.


Students will earn 3-6 credits for the following courses:

  • Program A (3 credits): Greek Mythology (CLA 395: Greek Mythology: Gods, Heroes, and Humans). This course satisfies a Fine Arts and Literature requirement. All program participants required to take this course.
  • Program B (6 credits): CLA 395 and Directed Study (CLA 497). Directed study project will have an aspect of Ancient Greek culture and civilization and will have some component to be completed in Greece. It will require pre-departure research and will include a paper or some other suitable final project due after returning from Greece. The project will be decided in consultation with the instructor. This course is optional.
  • Mandatory online classes will be held two weeks prior to departure from the US.

Housing and Dining:

While in Greece, students will stay in triple occupancy rooms with a private bath.  Continental breakfast and dinner will be provided. Students will be reponsible for purchasing their own lunch.

Cultural Activities:

Students will engage in cultural tours and excursion with a professional tour guide while in Greece including:

  • The Acropolis in Athens
  • A full-day cruise of the Saronic Islands with stops at historically significant attractions and museums
  • The Temple of Apollo
  • The Delphi Museum
  • The site of the first Olympic Games

Program Fees:

EF Tours Fee: TBA   URI Fee: TBA

3-6 URI Credits Round-trip airfare Triple room occupancy
Continental breakfast and dinner
Excursions and activities
In-country transportation


 NOTE: Fee subject to change



Program Deadlines

Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

Final Payment Due: June 19, 2015


For more information, please contact:

Program Director URI Faculty-Led Programs Coordinator
Dr. Daniel P. Carpenter Kelly Watts
Language Department Office of International Education
401-874-4703 401-874-2019


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