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.
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:
Telephone: +30 2310 549000
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
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:
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).
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.
-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€.
For further information and/or application forms, please contact the Secretary of the ISS at: