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2020 Summer school in Greece : Knowledge & light

Explore Greek experience through Greek language, it’s enthralling heritage and culture

"Make culture work for development"
“Everyone has to learn Greek, because it is through Greek that one can understand one’s own language”.
Jacqueline de Romilly

Odysseus & Athena Institute in collaboration with the Embassy of Panama in Greece offers a comprehensive summer school program in Greece, in the fields of Greek language, it’s enthralling history and modern Greek lifestyle.

With this course the students will get a deeper insight into a language that has been uninterruptedly spoken for over 4,000 years, has influenced countless other languages and cultures around the world and constitute a fundamental part of global cultural heritage. The programs are designed for school students, of south hemisphere, with native language english or Spanish, who love Greece and want to learn how to communicate in the language of the country. Students will practice speaking Greek, improve grammar, enlarge their vocabulary and at the same time gain a better understanding of contemporary Greek life through cultural activities. The classes will provide students with an ideal mix of learning and fun.

But this course is not only about Greek language To visit Greece is to enjoy an epic tale that goes back at least 5,000 years, where the dividing line between myth and history become beautifully blurred. The ‘300’ is not just a movie, the Odyssey is not just a book. They are instead milestones on the course of human history and the development of civilization. Through the activities of the course, cultural, athletic and academic , students will discover some of the landscapes that inspired the mythology of ancient Greece, and will have the opportunity to explore different aspects of Greek culture, such as it’s maritime history, gastronomy and modern lifestyle. Behind every stone and in every pocket of light that prevail in the Greek countryside hides a tale of courage, endurance, generosity and harmony.

Supporting documents

  • Application. The candidate must fill in the form and attach a passport-size and recent photo.
  • Copy of valid passport or identity card (according to document necessary for traveling to Greece), where name/family name is clearly shown in latin characters

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Purpose:
    Diffusion of Greek language , history , culture & lifestyle.
  • Duration:
    18 days ( 03.01.2020 - 20.01.2020) & (31.01.2020 - 17.02.2020)
  • Tuition Fee: :

    2.100 euros

  • Place of study: :
    Athens, GREECE
  • Closing date: :
    28.10.2019

ODYSSEUS & ATHENA INSTITUTE

8 Adrianoupoleos str
17124 Athens
Greece

39 Malvern terrace,
Brynmill 
Swansea SA20BE
Wales, UK

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