Program Details

Western Civilization is designed for serious, motivated, and adventurous students in grades 9-12, who are eager to learn first hand about the origins and evolution of Western thought, culture and art. You will discuss Athenian daily life at the Ancient Ag
Location:
Athens, Greece; Paris, France; Rome, Italy; Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Our pioneer program on Western Civilization is designed for adventurous students who are eager to learn first-hand the origins and evolution of Western thought, culture and art. The program follows the path of Western Civilization from the Ancient Greeks to the Ancient Romans, continuing to the Middle Ages, Renaissance and, finally, to the Enlightenment. The program will take you to Athens, Rome, Florence and Paris, for the trip of a lifetime!

Western Civilization is designed for serious, motivated, and adventurous students in grades 9-12, who are eager to learn first hand about the origins and evolution of Western thought, culture and art. You will discuss Athenian daily life at the Ancient Agora Athens, walk in Caesar’s footsteps in the Roman Forum, marvel at Michelangelo’s works in Florence’s Piazza della Signoria, and contemplate Louis XIV’s idea of absolutism in the gardens of Versailles.

- Tuition - Regular course fees and materials - Elective course options - Lodging - 3 meals a day - Pre-planned day trips - Cultural and recreational activities
Setting Description:
Students will spend one week in each city. Athens,Rome,Florence and Paris. The weekend excursions will complement the academic program by taking the students to many fascinating regional sites: Delphi, Siena, San Gimignano, Pompeii, Versailles and many others.
Cost:
July 9 - August 3 : $7,495

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