Program Details

Earn Grade 12 Credits in Classic Civilization or Grade 11/12 English credits while traveling Istanbul, Troy, Athens, The Peloponnese, Olympia, Rome, Florence and Venice!
Location:
Ankara, Turkey; Athens, Greece; Rome, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The educational odyssey... The educators at MEI have researched the best interactive teaching locations and methods and have integrated them into the Ancient World Odyssey curriculum. Imagine standing in the sands of the Colosseum, studying on the steps of the Parthenon, or walking the cobblestoned streets of Constantine's ancient capital. At MEI, there are no walls, no desks, and no blackboards - just the world.

Earn Grade 12 Credits in Classic Civilization or Grade 11/12 English credits while traveling Istanbul, Troy, Athens, The Peloponnese, Olympia, Rome, Florence and Venice!

Setting Description:
ONLINE BEGINS: June 28, 2012 (Day 1-5) DEPARTURE FROM TORONTO (July 5th - Day 6) ISTANBUL-TROY-PERGAMUM (Day 7-12) Our discovery of the ancients begins in Istanbul, the glorious seat of the Eastern Roman Empire and home to Constantine, Justinian, and Theodora. Our first stop is the Theodosian Walls that protected the city for over a thousand years where students will begin to consider the implications of Constantinople's role as the cross-roads between Europe and Asia. No exploration of this Byzantine city would be complete without savouring the sights and smells of the Grand Bazaar, the perfect venue for a discussion of the nature of ancient trade and culture. Turkish baths, palaces, mosques, and Justinian's mysterious Basilica Cistern, make this city the perfect location for beginning our exploration of all that the ancients have left us. ATHENS (Day 12-17) After a beautiful sail across the Aegean, our study of classical civilizations engages Greek history as we visit Athens where
Cost:
Tuition: $8,295 CDN funds Please see our website for additional details on inclusions and our scholarship program

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