Simon Fraser University - Endowment Support - Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Simon Fraser University

Endowment Support
To establish the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies.  The Centre will expand Simon Fraser University’s academic programs in Hellenic Studies and its links with Chinese academic institutions, encouraging the development of Greek Studies in China. Through the Centre, Simon Fraser will remain at the forefront of online language tutoring, expanding its Greek language instruction programs for Chinese-speaking students and training Modern Greek language instructors for schools throughout North America.  
Simon Fraser University is one of Canada’s top comprehensive universities.  It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of disciplines.  Hellenic Studies at SFU is an interdisciplinary field of study comprising courses in language, literature, history, philosophy and culture, covering the periods of Hellenism from antiquity to present day. SFU has had long-term relationships with many universities in China, engaging with them in various programs, including student exchanges and field schools.