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 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.
- Director: Assistant Professor Manolis Manoledakis | Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology | International Hellenic University
- Associate Professor Selene Psoma | Associate Professor of Ancient History | University of Athens
- Dr. Miltiadis Hatzopoulos | Research Centre for Greek and Roman Antiquity | Institute of Historical Research | Member of the Academy of Athens
The Core Courses
The Elective Courses
The Academic Faculty
- R. Lane Fox, Emeritus Fellow and Reader in Ancient History, University of Oxford
- A. Chaniotis, Professor of Ancient History, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton
- M. Mari, Asc. Professor of Greek History, University of Cassino
- A. Panayotou, Professor of Linguistics, University of Cyprus
- M. Hatzopoulos, Researcher, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Academy of Athens
- M. Manoledakis, Ass. Professor of Classical Archaeology, International Hellenic University
- S. Descamps, Curator, Musée du Louvre
- E. Kefalidou, Ass. Professor of Classical Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
- S. Valamoti, Ass. Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- E. Manakidou, Ass. Professor of Classical Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- S. Kremydi, Senior Researcher, National Hellenic Research Foundation
- P. Paschidis, Senior Researcher, National Hellenic Research Foundation
- I. Xydopoulos, Ass. Professor of Ancient History, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Chr. Paliadeli, Professor Emerita of Classical Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- I. Akamatis, Professor of Classical Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- P. Nigdelis, Professor of Ancient History, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- M. Voutiras, Professor of Classical Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- N. Giannakopoulos, Ass. Professor of Ancient History, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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 courses 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.