Program Details

Olympic Odyssey (3 credits) will explore the history of the ancient and modern Olympic Games and their influence on modern sport through first hand exploration of Olympics sites. The business as well as the competitive athletic aspects of the Olympic move
Location:
Athens, Greece; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Lausanne, Switzerland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Trace the history and culture of the Olympic movement through some of its most significant sites. Your odyssey begins in London, where you'll examine the impact of the 2012 Summer Games. From there you'll visit Paris, the birthplace of the modern Olympic movement, and Lausanne, the present-day "Olympic Capital" that has been home to the International Olympic Committee since 1945. You'll end in the ancient city of Athens, host of the first modern Olympics and the 2004 Summer Games. Along the way you'll meet with Olympic development committees to understand international sports from a strategic sport management perspective.

Setting Description:
Your odyssey begins in London, where you'll examine the impact of the 2012 Summer Games. From there you'll visit Paris, the birthplace of the modern Olympic movement, and Lausanne, the present-day "Olympic Capital" that has been home to the International Olympic Committee since 1945. You'll end in the ancient city of Athens, host of the first modern Olympics and the 2004 Summer Games.
Cost:
Please visit the SU Abroad website for cost information.

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