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Welcome to The Athens Centre

Activities: The Athens Centre has been a focal point for academic and cultural activities in Greece organizing study/travel  programs with participating colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and Europe that emphasize classical, Byzantine, and modern Greek studies. Modern Greek language program: The Centre also offers instruction in Modern Greek on a year-round basis to […]

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Modern Greek Program

The Athens Centre’s Modern Greek language program is considered to be the most comprehensive of its kind. Training much of the diplomatic and business community in Greece, it is widely regarded as a benchmark for language programs worldwide.  The program is based on a comprehensive, integrated approach to learning modern Greek. Courses are scheduled throughout […]

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University Programs

3Living and studying abroad has become an integral part of a college education. An awareness of other cultures, the experience of changing one’s lifestyle by living in a different country, are essential elements for a well- rounded education. The Centre organizes semester programs in  Greece with colleges and universities from the United States and Canada. […]

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Summer Workshops

Three week poetry and art workshops are conducted at the Centre every summer. The poetry seminar is focusing on the writing and appreciation of poetry in the land where western literature was born, and which has continued to inspire English-language poets through the ages. The art workshop emphasize using the vibrant city of Athens as […]

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Cultural Events

The cultural program at the Athens Centre includes literary evenings, guest lectures, theatre, concerts, poetry readings, film evenings, and book presentations. The events are aimed at presenting Greece and things Greek, giving our audience an insight into Greek literary life, discussing contemporary and historical questions, introducing the artistic scene, or illuminating Greek society and politics. […]

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