MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia

The Programme

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.

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The teaching staff includes top specialists in research relevant to Macedonia, from both Greece and abroad.


The Core Courses


The Elective Courses

Approval by the Ministry of Education is pending in accordance with Law 4485/2017, which provides that all postgraduate programmes in Greek Universities will be reestablished before the commencement of the next academic year (2018-2019).


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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.


Target audience

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.


Applications are open!