The American School of Classical Studies at Athens offers summer programs for university students and high school and college teachers of the classics and related subjects. Half of each two-week session is spent in travel to major archaeological sites throughout Greece; the rest of the time is devoted to study of Athens’ museums and monuments and visits to the school’s archaeological dig at the Athenian Agora. (Contact: Committee on the Summer Sessions; tel: 609–683-0800; e-mail:; Web site:

Beaver College’s Arcadian Center for Hellenic, Balkan and Mediterranean Studies and Research in Athens offers courses in classical, Byzantine and modern Greek studies, including possible site visits to Corinth, Olympia and the Greek isles. Summer sessions are open to all interested high school graduates. (Contact: Center for Education Abroad at Arcadia University; tel: (toll-free) 1–866-927–2234; e-mail:; Web site:

Centro Camuno di Study Preistorici, an Italian non-profit organization devoted to research on and preservation of prehistoric and tribal art, offers courses for post-graduate students in Capo di Ponte, one of the world’s major areas of rock art. Students will be given the opportunity to inventory and record tribal and rock art in the area. (Contact: CCSP, Capo di Ponte; tel: 0039–364-42091; e-mail:; Web site:

College Year in Athens sponsors programs in ancient Greek archaeology, art history, literature and philosophy that are open to all interested high school graduates. One week in each three-week summer session involves work on an excavation. (Contact: Erica Huffman; tel: 617–868-8200; e-mail:; Web site:

The Council Study Abroad Center at Monastir, Tunisia offers six-week programs for undergraduate students in Roman, Punic and Islamic history and art history, archaeological studies and studio arts. Students can elect to work at one or more archaeological sites (below) on the Tunisian coast. (Contact: Council-ISP, tel: 212–822-2613 or toll-free 1–800-407–8839; e-mail:; Web site:

The Mugello Valley Archaeological Project, directed by Gregory Warden of Southern Methodist University, combines excavation work at an Etruscan dig site near Florence with training in practical and theoretical archaeology. The project is open to college students and college graduates. (Contact: Greg Warden; tel: 214–768-4068; e-mail:; Web site:

New York University’s School of Visual Arts offers a three-week travel-study course on “The Art, Myths and History of Ancient Greece” to anyone who has completed one semester of college-level art history. Participants visit Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Nafplion, Mycenae, Mykonos and Delos. (Contact: Dora Riomayor; tel: 212–592-2543; e-mail:; Web site:

The University of Adelaide, Australia’s “Ancient Pamphylia” program explores the Greco-Roman and Byzantine civilizations of the southern Turkish coast during the first three weeks in July. Visits will be made to the exceptionally well-preserved sites of Perge, Side, Aspendos, and Termessus. (Contact: Dr. Anne Geddes, CES, University of Adelaide; tel: 61–8-8303–5226; e-mail:

The Western Connecticut State University Archaeology Field School in New Milford, Connecticut enables college students and interested adults to study fieldwork techniques without leaving the United States. During the five-week course, students do field work at a Weantinock Indian dig site, where they learn basic map and compass skills and how to excavate and record data. (Contact: Dr. Laurie Weinstein; tel: 203–837-8453; e-mail:; Web site: