The MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia Programme is being offered by the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics of the University Center of International Programmes of Studies of the International Hellenic University. The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Roman era.
The MA in the Classical Archaeology and Ancient History of Macedonia is designed to provide a postgraduate (Master’s) level education in the archaeology, history, and culture in general of ancient Macedonia. It will focus on the acquisition of specialist knowledge on issues concerning public and private life in ancient Macedonia and in general cultural issues (institutions, art, religion, dialects) in the province of Macedonia and the greater Hellenistic world. It will emphasize the acquisition of a holistic, in depth grounding in the study of ancient Macedonia and its cultural influence, at an institution located at its heart and next to its archaeological sites.
The MA in the Classical Archaeology and Ancient History of Macedonia of the International Hellenic University accepts, after a careful selection process, graduates of History, Archaeology, Social Sciences, Humanities, Ethnography, journalism, Balkan, Mediterranean or Oriental Studies and other related subject areas, from Greek universities or equivalent institutions from abroad and from Technological Educational Institutions of related subject areas according to Law 4485/2017 and 4610/2019, as applicable.
The courses are taught exclusively in English. The academics teaching on the programme come from universities both abroad and in Greece.
Official Government Gazette:
Re-establishment PDF (in Greek)
Regulation PDF (in Greek)
Start date: October 2021
1 October 2021 extended until 22 October 2021 or until places are filled
Campus: Thermi, Thessaloniki
Duration/Mode: 3 semesters (full time) or 6 semesters (part time) / weekdays
Taught language: English
Entry requirements: An undergraduate degree from a recognised University
Language requirements: IELTS (academic 6.5 and above), TOEFL (IBT, 90 and above) or TOEIC (850 and above) score, or a recognised by the Greek State certificate of proficiency in English
Fees: 2,500€ (total)
How to apply:
Programme announcement (en+gr)
MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia
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