Summer Institute: Introduction to Modern Greek and Intermediate/Advanced Modern Greek 2024

The Princeton Athens Center will offer two non-credit, intensive courses in Modern Greek Language this summer. One will be an Introduction to the language, for those with little or no exposure or experience with Modern Greek; and the second will be at the Intermediate/Advanced level, for students who already have completed successfully at least one course (or its equivalent) in Modern Greek, either at Princeton or elsewhere.

Classes will be complemented by site and museum visits, walking tours, and other activities that take advantage of the rich cultural resources of Athens and provide opportunities for learning Modern Greek in context.

Dates: June 3–June 28, 2024   Classes: Monday–Friday, 3 hours/day (Time: TBD)

Non-credit. No tuition will be charged.

All sessions will be held at the Princeton Athens Center, in-person (no zoom option).


Princeton undergraduate and graduate students.

How to Apply

Webform and document upload

In a single PDF document, please provide the following material in the order that is listed below:

  • Statement of Purpose (1000 words). Please respond to the following:
    • What is your interest in and/or goal for learning modern Greek? (Are there certain language skills you want to acquire? Certain texts/authors you aim to read?)
    • How long and with what methods have you studied modern Greek prior to this course?
    • Have you participated in a language program before at the Princeton Athens Center?
  • Curriculum Vitae

For questions, contact Chris Twiname at [email protected].

Deadline for applications: April 22, 2024

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