The Department of the Classics oversees a semester-long residential program in Athens, Greece. You can spend the Fall, Spring, or the entire academic year in one of the most exciting cities in Europe while earning credit toward your UIUC degree. Students from all UIUC colleges and majors are welcome. The program centers on a humanities and social sciences curriculum and offers a limited number of for-credit internship opportunities. Click here or write to Professor Clara Bosak-Schroeder at for more details. You can view a recorded information session here.

Short-term programs are offered through the department on an occasional basis. Previous destinations include Athens, Greece and Paphos, Cyprus. Stay tuned for more information.


Professor Leon’s War and Society in Ancient Greece. Athenian Acropolis, January 2019.