Programs

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens offers graduate students an unparalleled immersion into the sites and monuments of Greek civilization. The School also affords many facilities, resources, activities, and other programs for scholars, teachers, and undergraduate students. 

Core Programs

Regular Member Program

Regular Member Program

Full academic year program offering advanced graduate students, from a variety of fields, an intensive survey of the art, archaeology, history, and topography of Greece, from antiquity to the present. Students receive comprehensive training through visits to archaeological sites and museums, as well as in seminars. Excavations training program at Ancient Corinth also included. Enrollment: 15 to 20 students

Summer Session

Summer Session

The Summer Session is a six week program (June-July). This program is an intensive introduction to the sites, museums, and monuments of Greece with onsite learning. Open to graduate and advanced undergraduate students, as well as to high school and college instructors. Enrollment: 20 participants

Summer Seminars

Summer Seminars

Two 18-day sessions focused on specific topics led by internationally known scholars. The program includes visits to major monuments and onsite learning. Topics change each year. Each seminar is limited to 20 participants.

Agora Excavation Summer Volunteer Program

Agora Excavation Summer Volunteer Program

Allows students to excavate in the Athenian Agora, in the heart of modern Athens. The excavation season is eight weeks each summer (early June to early August), five days a week. 

Archaeological Conservation Summer Internships

Archaeological Conservation Summer Internships

The Excavations Conservation Laboratory offers two to three Archaeological Conservation Internships during the Agora Excavation's summer season. The internships will give students an opportunity to treat freshly excavated archaeological finds and to participate in an active on-site conservation laboratory.

Gennadius Library Medieval Greek Summer Session

Gennadius Library Medieval Greek Summer Session

A month-long program in intermediate level Medieval Greek language and philology at the Gennadius Library, with site and museum trips. Graduate students and professors from any university worldwide may apply. Enrollment: 12 participants. Held every other year. (Summer 2019 session)

Wiener Laboratory Field School

Wiener Laboratory Field School

A week-long field school focused on archaeological context, geoarchaeology, and material sciences. Students will participate in the excavation. Through field observations, on-site laboratory analysis, and lectures, students will learn about archaeological sediments and deposits, as well as gain experience to understand site formation processes. Enrollment: 10 students

Fellowships

Fellowships

The School offers over 25 fellowships to support independent research.