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.
The Programme is partially funded by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation.
The teaching staff includes top specialists in research relevant to Macedonia, from both Greece and abroad.
The MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia is a 14-month full-time programme of study comprised of three parts over three semesters. It is taught mainly on weekdays over three-hour teaching periods. The first two semesters cover the core and elective modules of the programme. Each teaching term has 13 teaching weeks followed by a 10-day exam period. The third period is taken up with work on the Master's dissertation.
The programme is also available in part-time mode.
The MA is addressed to archaeologists, historians, philologists and graduates of relevant specializations, who wish to acquire or broaden their specialization in the archaeology, history and culture of ancient Macedonia.
Ideal career path
The MA programme offers a critical and multifarious study of ancient Macedonia, from institutions, languages and cults to art and the important archaeological sites. The obtained skills that the graduates develope allow them to work in Educational Institutions and Academies concentrating on ancient Macedonia or Greece, Archaeological Departments, Research Institutes, Museums, etc.
Admissions to the postgraduate programmes of study at the International Hellenic University remain open until the start of term or until all places are confirmed.
To be considered for an MA programme, candidates are required to have:
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.
To apply for a master's programme at the IHU, you will need to provide the following documents:
Applying by post
Please download the forms below and return them together with your documents to the following address:
International Hellenic University
Fees and Financing
MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia
Fees: 2.500 euros
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)