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LMU Summer in Spetses
Spetses, Greece (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: LMU applicants only
Program Costs Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Class Standing:
2 - Sophomore, 3 - Junior, 4 - Senior Minimum GPA: 3.00
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: None
Housing Option(s): Hotel
Credit Type:
LMU Credit & Grades
Credits: 6 Semester Hours
Financial Aid Applicability:
Some Financial Aid (Loans)
Faculty Program Director: Demetrios Liappas Faculty Program Director Email: dliappas@lmu.edu
Interview with Faculty Program Director or Designee Required?: Yes Application Fee: $100
Summer Abroad Information Session Required: Yes
Program Description:
Spetses, Greece
 

COMING AGAIN IN SUMMER 2015. INFORMATION COMING FALL 2014. 


The Odyssey Program 
 
Join us for an Odyssey…and spend five weeks in Greece studying and exploring the land and the culture that is the cornerstone of Western civilization.

The Program will begin and end in Athens where we will visit the Acropolis, the Agora and various museums around the city. Then we will take a boat to the beautiful  island of the Aegean, Spetses, famous for its gorgeous beaches, distinctive architecture and stately mansions.

We will reside in a small hotel with its own swimming pool. Several beaches are within a ten-minute walk. Spetses is close to both Athens and the Peloponnese and will afford us the opportunity to visit such well known historical sites as Epidaurus, Mycenae, Corinth, Nemea, Nauplio, Sparta, Mystra, Olympia, Delphi,  Meteora and the island of Hydra.

Five scholarships, $1,000 each, will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial needs.
 

Location

Mama Oia
 

Spetses is a small island two hours from Athens. It is known for the distinctive architecture of its stately mansions, and for its many coves and beaches, some sandy, some rocky, many still rimmed  with pines. Most people travel by bicycles and horse-drawn carriages, which lend a special charm to the island. 




 

Housing & Meals
 
On the island and on field trips, students will live in air-conditioned hotels, two per room, with breakfast and lunch provided by the program.
 

Tenative Cultural Excursions Summer 2015Suspended Rocks
 
A series of exciting cultural excursions are provided as part of the course schedule. Students are required to attend all planned activities.
 
1. Acropolis     
2. Acropolis Museum   
3. Ancient Agora    
4. Athens Archaeological Museum 
5. Ancient Corinth – Site & Museum 
6. Nemea – Site, Museum & Stadium 
7. Mycenae – Site & Museum  
8. Ancient Argos Theatre   
9. Epidauros – Site, Museum & Theatre
10. Palamidi Castle   
11. Tiryns     
12. Mistras – Site & Churches
13. Olympia – Site & Museum  
14.Delphi – Site & Museum  
15. Meteora

Tentative Itinerary (FOR SUMMER 2015) 

June 26             Departure of Group Flight from Los Angeles, CA
June 27             Group Arrival in Athens Int’l Airport 
                                         Transfer to Hotel in Athens (3 nights)
                                         Orientation meeting, free evening
June 28             Tour of Acropolis and Agora, Performance at Theatre Herod Atticus
June 29             Museum visit; Group dinner
June 30             Departure for the island of Spetses from the port of Piraeus
                                          Arrival in Spetses
July 1 –5           Classes (9am - 1 pm)
July  6               Tour around Spetses - Anargyrios Beach
July  7               Free day - Discover Spetses
July 8-12           Classes (9 - 1)
July 13              Excursion to the island of Hydra
July 14              Free Day
July 15-19        Classes (9-1)
July 20              Explore Spetses
July 21              Free Day
July 22-24        Classes (9-1)
July 25-27        Departure from Spetses – Ancient Corinth, Nemea, (7/28)
                                           Mycenae, Argos (7/29), Epidauros visit & performance(7/29)
                                           Nafplio 2 nights. Departure for Olympia on 7/30, at 8 am, Visit Mistras.
July 28              Excursion to Ancient Olympia
July 29              Visit Delphi. Trip to Kalambaka
July 30              Visit the monasteries at Meteora. Return to Athens.
                                           Theater Dora Stratou, Athens Hotel  (2 nights)
July 31              Free day - Group dinner
Aug 1                Departure from Athens Int’l Airport; Arrive at Lax
 

Course Descriptions (FOR SUMMER 2015) 
Students
TBD 

 
 
 
 
 
 



 
This program is currently not accepting applications.
 

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