Sibiu, Romania

Ancient Greek Language Beginners Course

online course
when 13 July 2020 - 24 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 150

The course is designed for absolute beginners, though a pre-existing knowledge of the alphabet is strongly encouraged, in order to best absorb the curriculum material at the swiftest possible rate. Greek accent, noun and adjective declension, verb conjugation for indicative present, as well as an introduction to the syntactic values of the cases and the fundamental vocabulary of ancient Greek will be covered throughout 10 course days including 6 hours of daily training for a total of 60 classroom hours. Short and simple sentences by Menander, Esopus or Xenophon will be read during the course.

Course leader

Our Ancient Greek course instructors include Mihail Mitrea, Mircea Gratian Dulus, Octavian Gordon, and Stefan Colceriu. All four hold PhDs in Classics, are presently attached to prominent institutions of higher education, and are fluent in English.

Target group

Humanities, Ancient Greek, Hellenic and Byzantine studies, Eastern Church history and classics scholars, theology faculty students and seminarians, and those interested in learning Ancient as an intellectual past-time will all find this course beneficial for creating a foundation of Latin to build on for future studies.

Course aim

By the end of the course students should be able to tackle simple sentences or phrases in Greek.

Credits info

The Dan Slușanschi School for Classical and Oriental Languages does not at present offer course credits.

Fee info

EUR 150: Payment for the course is due by no later than June 5th, 2020. Please contact for payment information. Course fee does not include bank wire transfer.


At present the Dan Slușanschi School for Classical and Oriental Languages does not offer scholarships. In most cases we can provide a letter of support for any scholarship or continuing education fund as needed.