Active Greek Institute

Summer 2017

June 11th to June 30th


Polis Institute for Languages and Humanities

Classical Association of Massachusetts

Dept. of Classical and Religious Studies, UMass Boston

Three Week Summer Program 2017June 11th to 30th

Bridgewater State University - south of Boston, Massachusetts



Director: Prof. James Dobreff, Prof. of Latin at UMass Boston

Instructional Director: Prof. Christophe Rico (Director of the Polis Institute)

Instructors: Prof. Christophe Rico


A unique opportunity to significantly improve your ability to read ancient and Koine Greek by learning to use the language actively. A three week program for all levels of Greek students to improve reading skills by actively speaking, writing and reading Greek. From Monday through Friday in each week students will attend sessions for six hours a day. All instruction and practice during the sessions will be in Koine Greek. Students are encouraged to live in campus housing (modern dormitories with private rooms) during the instruction week. Students will also have the opportunity to socialize and participate in other activities while speaking Koine Greek.

WHERE + Transportation

Bridgewater State University, 131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 02325. A picturesque campus with modern dormitories and classroom located 34 miles south of Boston and 37 miles north east of Providence, Rhode Island. Public transportation runs from Boston Logan Airport via South Station or directly from South Station in Boston on the Middleborough/Lakeville Commuter Line.


Tuition: $1,400 for three weeks (Monday - Friday) of instructions for six hours per day;

Room and Board: Prices to be determined by Bridgewater State University.

SPONSORING INSTITUTIONS: Polis The Jerusalem Institute of Language and Humanities , The Classical Association of Massachusetts , Department of Classical and Religious Studies, The University of Massachusetts Boston


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