Home > Short Term > Program (Summer)

Summer 2014 in Greece

Program Type: Group experience led by SBU faculty

Dates: May 25 - June 22, 2014

Website: For more details or updates visit the program’s web site and the program's student created video.

Program Description:
Study where western civilization began; immerse yourself in the culture and the land that introduced many of the ideas that we in the Western world hold dear to our hearts. Walk among the hallow pathways where Aristotle and Plato talked and discuss rhetoric, an important tool in today's manager’s skill sets. More importantly understand that rhetoric is more than words it is emotions, it is feelings, it is communications! Ancient Greece, in particular Athens, is keystone to understanding Western culture, science, philosophy, society, theater, literature, mathematics, art and our form of democracy. Fortunately many of the actual locations where these events and dialogues took place are accessible to the public. By integrating the historical location and activities that have taken place there into an educational program that teaches international business, entrepreneurship, ethics and innovation to name a few courses. Students experience the concept from a physical perspective and are immersed in the environment.

Program Highlights:

  • Introduction Bus tour of Athens (Dinner at Authentic Greek Taverna)
  • Delphi Site of the Oracle
  • Numismatic Museum
  • Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
  • Constitution Square, Parliament, National Gardens
  • Arch of Hadrian, Olympic Stadium, Temple of Zeus
  • Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Mycenae, Argos, Nafplio, Epidaurus, Corinth
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • Ancient Agora - Athens
  • Mt. Lycabettus
  • Cape Souion
  • U.S. Embassy
  • Athens Plaka neighborhood
  • 3 days/2 nights on the island of Santorini

Courses Offered:
All participants will register for 6 total credits, chosen from the following:
  • BUS 111/115 Introduction to Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 353 Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • BUS 440 International Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 447 Business Ethics (3 credits) *Requires prior approval

Health Insurance:
International health insurance is included in the Program Fee.

Program Costs:

  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Tuition costs: $245 per credit for New York residents, $742 per credit for non-residents
  • Program Fee: $3,590(includes housing, two meals per day, group excursions, and international health insurance)
  • Airfare: All participants will fly as a group with an SBU faculty/staff member. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change


  • Language proficiency is NOT required
  • All students in good academic standing may apply

Application Deadline:

  • March 28, 2014
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.

Apply Now

Dr. Richard Laskowski
Program Director
College of Business
3rd Floor, Harriman Hall Room 314C
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5359

Jennifer Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs
Melville Library, Room E1340
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3397
(631) 632-7030

Home | SB Home | SB Admission | Prospective Student | Contact Us

Lasted updated on 24-Oct-2011 10:00 AM EST