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Founded in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens provides graduate students and scholars from a consortium of about 190 North American colleges and universities a base for research ... Read More

Founded in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens provides graduate students and scholars from a consortium of about 190 North American colleges and universities a base for research and study in Greece. These institutions, with programs in classical archaeology, classics, linguistic studies, Byzantine, Ottoman, and modern Greek studies, archaeological sciences, political science, history, and other social sciences, regard the outstanding academic programs, excavations, libraries, and other facilities of the American School as extensions of their own institutions’ graduate programs. The School's academic program for postgraduate students is viewed by many institutions as a requirement for a well-rounded Ph.D. in Greek area studies. In fact, many of today’s faculty in American universities in these core disciplines are alumni/ae of the School, a fact that accounts for a large number of consortia institutions. Read less