Study Abroad With Classics
Study Abroad Opportunities
One of the most rewarding experiences in the field of Classics is the opportunity to travel to the Mediterranean and study the languages, literatures, and cultures of Ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East abroad! Undergraduate and Graduate students are strongly encouraged to seek out study abroad opportunities in language, literature, and culture courses, as well as archaeological digs, during the fall, spring and summer terms. TTU Classics has two opportunities in development in the Aegean and on Sicily.
Our program in Sicily is scheduled to begin in Summer 2020. For more details, click here.
There are also other study abroad opportunities provided through Texas Tech University.
In addition, we encourage students to explore the many other options available, such as:
- The American School of Classical Studies in Athens
- The British School in Athens Post-Graduate Courses
- The American Academy in Rome
- College Year in Athens
- ICCS – Rome
- Temple University - Rome Campus
- AIA - Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin
Please contact the Classics Undergraduate Advisor, Dr. Pamela Zinn, for information and assistance concerning course credit for non-TTU study abroad programs.
For information on study abroad funding, please see the funding page.
Past Study Abroad and Archaeological Expeditions
Students learned archaeological excavation practices at the Roman fort of Binchester along Hadrian's Wall.
City, Country, Borders
- June 8 - July 14, 2010
- The course was lead by Dr. Don Lavigne and Dr. Christopher Witmore of Texas Tech University in association with Dr. Corby Kelly of Macalester College
City and Province
- June 17 - July 1, 2012
- This course was led by Dr. Christopher Witmore of Texas Tech University
Students learned archaeological techniques while excavating a Roman Colony
- July 1- August 1, 2016
- Counted as CLAS 4601 (6 credits) which fulfilled the multi-cultural graduation requirement.
- This course was led by Dr. Hannah Friedman
The Libarna Archaeological Project
- Summer 2015 - Summer 2018
- This project was led by Dr. Hannah Friedman, formerly of Texas Tech University, and by Dr. Katherine V. Huntley of Boise State University.
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