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28 July - 25 August 2019
Thessaloniki - Greece

Information for Prospective Students

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Travel information

Further information

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The Institute for Balkan Studies has the pleasure to announce that Yale University has officially recognized the International Summer School for Greek Language, History and Culture, thus enabling participants to receive credits. For more information, see Yale University’s webpage.

The Summer School for Greek Language, History and Culture takes place in August in Thessaloniki and offers an intensive program directed by Prof. Dr. Dr. phil. K. A. Dimadis. Participants (foreign students, researchers in Modern Greek and related subjects, teachers and diplomats) have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of Greek society and immerse themselves for a month in the language and cultural traditions. In recognition of the goals and achievements of the Program, throughout the years the Ministry of Culture and Sports has very generously and successfully supported the Summer School for Greek Language, History and Culture, offering significant numbers of scholarships to foreign students each year.
 


Students Accommodation

International Summer School for Greek Language, History and Culture students will stay in twin-bedded rooms at the Grand Hotel Palace, Thessaloniki. The postal address is:

Grand Hotel Palace
305-307 Monastiriou Street
546 28 Thessaloniki
Greece 

Telephone: +30 2310 549000
Telefax: +30 2310 549449
E-mail: info@grandhotelpalace.gr

http://www.grandhotelpalace.gr/en

 


Fees

The total cost of participation in the International Summer School is € 2,000. This covers all expenses: hotel accommodation, full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner), tuition, excursions and guided tours. As soon as a student is informed that he/she has been accepted, the total cost of participation in the International Summer School of  € 2,000 should be paid by 28 June 2019 in the student’s name to the Balkan Research and Studies Society’s account with the National Bank of Greece:

National Bank of Greece

Acc.No.: 210/931052-58

IBAN: GR7301102100000021093105258

SWIFT [BIC]: ETHNGRAA

 


Travel information

There are direct flights to Thessaloniki from many European cities (Berlin, London, Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam, Zurich, Munich, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, etc.) as well as good train and bus connections. There are banks and tourist information offices at Macedonia Airport and at Thessaloniki central railway station. The Grand Hotel Palace is situated in the western part of Thessaloniki, at about 22 km (15.5 mi) from Macedonia Airport and about 2 km (1.25 mi) from the railway station.

 

-Students arriving by air can take:

-Bus No 79 from the Macedonia Airport (from 06:05 to 22:20) to bus station IKEA. From IKEA  take bus No 2K and get off to bus station "Oryzomyloi" (05:00 to 23:00).
-Bus No
01Ν (night bus) (from 00:10 to 05:55) to bus station "Oryzomyloi".

The Hotel is located at the opposite side of the road.

 

*Ticket price for bus 79 and 2K costs 1,00€/per person respectively.

*Ticket price for bus 01N is 2,00€/per person.


-Students arriving by train can take bus No 2K or No 19 in the direction of the interurban bus station (ΚΤΕΛ) and get off at bus stop "Oryzomyloi" («Ορυζόμυλοι»). The Hotel is located at the opposite side of the road.

-The bus ticket costs 1,00€.

 

You can buy the ticket from the automatic ticket machine in the bus. Be careful the machine does not give changes.

 

A taxi from the airport to the Ηotel costs about 29,00€.

After midnight the cost of hiring a taxi increases by about 29,00€ +10,00€ (night fare).

A taxi from the railway station to the hotel costs about  7,00€.


Further information

For further information and/or application forms, please contact the Secretary of the ISS at:

Mail Institute for Balkan Studies
International Summer School for Greek Language, History & Culture
31A, Megalou Alexandrou Ave.
GR-546 41 Thessaloniki
Greece
Institute for Balkan Studies
International Summer School for Greek Language, History & Culture
P.O. Box 50932
GR-540 14 Thessaloniki
Greece
Telephone +30 2310 832143
Telefax +30 2310 831429
E-mail iss@imxa.gr
  imxa@imxa.gr