Modern Greek Studies Association

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Year Program Established: 2008

Approximate Number of Students Enrolled (per academic term): 250

Level of Program Offered (and when established):
Undergraduate level courses (2009)

Does the program offer financial support to students? Yes

Does the institution offer financial support to students? Yes



Professor Antony Augoustakis (Classics) and Angeliki Tzanetou (Classics)


Maria Kontari 




Spurlock Museum

Krannert Art Museum 


Dalkey Archive Press

Modern Greek Studies program
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4080 Foreign Languages Building
707 South Mathews Ave.
Urbana, Il 61801-3676 USA

Tel: 217-333-1008
Fax: 217-244-2223


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Courses Offered


Elementary Modern Greek I (fall)
Elementary Modern Greek II (spring)
Intermediate Modern Greek I (fall)
Intermediate Modern Greek II (spring)
Elementary (Ancient) Greek I (fall)
Classical & Koine Greek I (fall)
Vocal Building-GRK & Latin Roots (fall)
Medical Terms-GRK & LAT Roots (fall)
Elementary (Ancient) Greek II (spring)
Classical & Koine Greek II (spring)
Medical Terms-GRK & LAT Roots (spring)

Literary and Cultural Studies:

Mythology of Greece and Rome (fall and spring)
Introduction to Greek Culture (fall and spring)
Classical Archaeology, Greece (fall)
Ancient Greek & Roman Religion (fall and spring)
Ancient Philosophy (fall and spring)
The Archaeology of Greece  (fall)
Sex & Gender in Antiquity (fall and spring)
Ancient Egyptian and Greek Architecture (fall)
Origins of Western Literature  (fall and spring)

Other Areas

Languages and Cultures of the Mediterranean (fall)
Government and Politics in Western Europe (fall)
Politics of the European Union (fall)

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