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Summer School Announcement: Greek and Latin Summer School

Host Institution: University College Cork
Coordinating Institution: University College Cork
Website http://www.ucc.ie/en/classics/summerschool/
Dates: 23-Jun-2014 to 14-Aug-2014
Location: Cork, Ireland
Focus: The courses are primarily aimed at postgraduate students in diverse disciplines who need to acquire a knowledge of either of the languages for further study and research, and at teachers whose schools would like to reintroduce Latin and Greek into their curriculum. Undergraduate students are more than welcome to apply as well. The basic grammar will be covered in the first 6 weeks and a further 2 weeks will be spent reading original texts.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate
Additional Qualifications:
Full Summer School Description: 8-Week Intenstive Greek and Latin Summer School: June 23 - August 14, 2014

For the fifteenth year running, the Department of Classics at UCC offers an intensive
8 week summer school for beginners with parallel courses in Latin and Ancient Greek.
Course Listings:
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language: Greek, Ancient, Latin
Lang family:
Tuition: 1750.00 (EUR)
Registration Dates: 11-Sep-2013 to 19-Jun-2014
Contact person information: Vicky Janssens
Fax:353 21 4903277
Apply by mail: Department of Classics
University College`,Cork
Apply by email: v.janssens@ucc.ie
Registration Instructions: For further information and an application form please:
- See our website at http://www.ucc.ie/en/classics/summerschool/
- Contact the director of the summer school

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