- FROM GREECE TO THE WORLD
- YEAR OF GRANT
2006, 2008, 2009
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
- GRANT LOCATIONGREECE
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.sas.upenn.edu
For the Niarchos Program for the Promotion of Hellenic Culture, hosted by the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania in cooperation with the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
The program enables graduate and undergraduate students to travel to Greece for periods ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year to participate in a study abroad program or to conduct academic research projects, usually based on archaeological field work.
The University of Pennsylvania is a world-renowned center for the creation and dissemination of knowledge and serves as a model for research colleges and universities throughout the world. The School of Arts and Sciences is the liberal arts core of the University. A significant percentage of students at the University participate in study abroad programs.
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology has been dedicated to studying and understanding human history and diversity since 1887. The Museum has a collection of over one million archaeological and ethnographic artifacts from around the world, many obtained directly through its own field excavations and anthropological fieldwork.