The Isles of Greece!
is an interdisciplinary faculty-led study tour in Greece offered by the University of South
Dakota. The course is open to students from other institutions. The three-week
course involves one land-based week, including time in Athens, and two
weeks based on sailboats, sailing different itineraries each year in
the Greek Islands and coastline. The course has been run most summers since 2005.
The Isles of Greece! can be taken for three or six credits in the following
subjects: History, Philosophy, Art History, Classical Humanities,
Religious Studies, Political Science, English, and Earth Sciences.
Spend three weeks sailing, hiking, and wandering Greek villages...
visiting archaeological, historical, and natural sites, world class
museums and local town museums. There are opportunities for
snorkeling and diving as well. Students give topical report
keep an academic journal integrating their experiences with course
The 2016 edition of the course will have a sailing itinerary beginning
in the Ionian Islands, sailing through the Gulf of Corinth and Corinth
Canal, and on to Athens. The land-based portion of the course
will include time in Athens and stops at Corinth, Delphi, Mycenae, and
Olympia. The tentative dates are 23 May to 12 June
2016. For details see the current prospectus.
-Course fee $2,950
-Tuition ~$1,000 for three credits
Applications due 1 November 2015 on USD's Global Learning website.
USD College of Arts & Sciences majors are elegible to apply for the
international travel assistance via the College of Arts & Sciences
International Opportunity Fund, application due 25 September 2015.
Contact Brennan Jordan or Clayton Lehmann with any inquiries.