Modern Greek Studies Association

University of Toronto


Year Program Established: 2014
Approximate Number of Students Enrolled (per academic term): 88 students in the 2014-2015 academic year

Highest Degree or Certificate Offered:

The Hellenic Program is situated within the European Studies Program which offers both Major and Minors for students. Courses in Modern Greek or Contemporary Greek Politics can be used towards these programs.


Full Time Faculty:

Robert Austin


Spyridon Kotsovilis

Themistoklis Aravossitas


Sponsoring Departments/Administrative Entities:

Department of Political Science and the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

Does the program offer financial support to students? Yes
Does the institution offer financial support to students? Yes

The program is completely new in 2014 and 2015. In 2015 – 2016, we will offer two years of Modern Greek (Introductory and Advanced) and 1 full credit in Greece since independence.

Hellenic Studies Program
Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Munk School of Global Affairs
University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place, Room 128N
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3K7 Canada


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Randall Hansen, Director (Political Science: Immigration & Governance) 

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Robert Austin

Courses Offered


Modern Greek Language-Intermediate level; undergraduate course (33) 


Modern Greek Literature


Additional Areas: History, Politics

Topics in Comparative Politics: Issues in Contemporary Greece; undergraduate course (40)

Modern Greece in the Balkans and the European Union; joint graduate/undergraduate seminar (10)

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