The American School of Classical Studies at Athens offers six-week summer programs for university students and high school and college teachers of the classics and related subjects. Each session is limited to 20 participants; applications must be postmarked no later than January 15, 2003. Three weeks are spent in and around Athens, studying many of the city’s monuments and archaeological sites and visiting museums.

Three weeks are devoted to visiting major sites in other areas of Greece. (Contact: Committee on the Summer Sessions; tel: 609–683-0800; e-mail:; Web site:

The Austin Peay State University (Tennessee) Study Abroad in Greece program offers a course on the art and archaeology of ancient Greece as well as an intensive introductory course in modern spoken Greek. All participants take both courses while visiting 40 sites on Crete and the Greek mainland (see photo above). (Contact: Dr. Timothy Winters; tel: 931–221-7118; e-mail:; Web site:

The University of Adelaide, Australia’s “Pamphylia in Antiquity” field study program explores Greco-Roman and Byzantine civilization from Antalya, on the southern Turkish coast, during three weeks in July. One semester course credit is available. Applications are due by May 2003. (Contact: Dr. Anne Geddes, CES, University of Adelaide; tel: 61 08 8303 5006; e-mail:

The University of Malta in Valletta offers a 2-week course on the theory of excavation plus a range of excavation options of up to 4 weeks. Students will visit the Neolithic temples of Hagar Qim, Mnajdra, Ggantija and Hypogeum. Consult Web site for information on academic credit and costs. (Contact: Rachelle Mifsud, Foundation for International Studies; tel: 356 21234121/2; e-mail:; Web site: