The programme considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region of Macedonia and the Macedonians from the Mycenaean period until the Roman era.
Core courses -
The historical sources (written sources, inscriptions, coins) Ancient History (Archaic and Classical periods) Institutions of the Macedonian Kingdom Languages and dialects in Macedonia Ancient Art (monumental art) The East before and after Alexander the Great
Elective courses -
Historical Geography and Cartography of ancient Macedonia The Prehistoric and Archaic Macedonia Archaeological sites of Macedonia 1 (the colonies) Archaeological sites of Macedonia 2 (the cities of the Kingdom) Ancient History (Roman Period) Ancient Art (metalworking, statuettes, etc.) Cults and beliefs The Hellenistic Kingdoms Excavation
An important part of the students’ education on this MA will be their participation in a training excavation to be organised by the International Hellenic University within the specific framework of the MA. Guided excursions, international workshops, special lectures and team projects by the students will also play a significant role. The teaching staff will include top specialists in research relevant to Macedonia, from both Greece and abroad
[[When to apply]]
The IHU operates on a rolling admissions basis. This means that candidates apply for and are admitted to our programmes all year round. We suggest, however, that you apply as early as possible to ensure a quick response and place availability. Please ensure that you complete the application form fully, as described below, and submit all your supporting documents for us to make an informed decision.
Required Documents -
To apply for a master's programme at the IHU, you will need to provide the following documents:
A completed application form, including personal statement (500 words). All candidates should have a good university degree in a relevant subject from a recognised University. In evidence of this, candidates should provide the following:
- For graduates of Greek Universities, a clearly legible photocopy or scanned copy of your degree certificate and transcripts, detailing the courses studied and grades attained (under Law 4250/14 certificates and documents of all Greek public entities submitted to other Greek public entities are not required to be originals or certified copies). - For graduates of non-Greek institutions, certified copies of your degree certificate and transcripts are required, detailing the courses studied and grades attained. - Two academic references - Proof of competence in English - Two recent passport-size photographs - A copy of your CV
Applying by post -
Please download the forms and return them together with your documents to the following address:
International Hellenic University School of Humanities Admissions Office 14 km Thessaloniki-Moudania 57001 Thermi Greece
If you have been accepted on an MA programme, you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of 500 Euros to secure your place. This amount will count towards the first instalment of your tuition fees.
The deposit can be paid by bank transfer or bank draft.
In cooperation with Piraeus Bank, the University has also arranged for fees to be payable through Easypay, quickly and securely. The fees are eligible for financing through LAEK-OAED (via the employer’s 0.45% OAED contribution)
- A good university degree (original transcripts) from a recognised University- Proof of English competence (Proficiency, recently acquired IELTS or TOEFL)- Two academic references- A personal interview may be required
Recipient: International Hellenic University
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