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Documenting Historical Cultural Artifacts and Traditions in Paros, Greece

This is an international service-learning course that takes place on the Greek island of Paros.

Service projects will include, but are not limited to:

  • Producing promotional videos for local tourism; documentary videos of disappearing island lifestyles, cultural and archeological sites; producing 3D graphical recreations of archeological locations.
  • Classroom work will include work on documenting cultural artifacts and historical sites, strategies for the local service learning projects and review of work in progress.
  • Classroom experiences will be supplemented by required afternoon or evening field trips to experience museums, churches, archeological sites, contemporary art galleries, and cultural events on Paros.
  • Working with local residents, Innovaros and Parosweb.com.

2018 Program

Summer Session I, 2018
Study on Paros: May 18 – June 8, 2018

Informational Meetings

Attend one of these informational meetings.

  • Friday, October 20, 4-5:30 p.m. in IT 355
  • Friday, November 10, 4-5:30 p.m. in IT 355

Contact Us

Albert William
almwilli@iupui.edu

Thomas Lewis
lewisct@iupui.edu

Study Abroad Office
abroad@iupui.edu
(317) 274-2081

“The Ancient Cemetery; Parian Burial Traditions”

Students and faculty of the IUPUI School of Informatics and Computing produced this documentary during their Study Abroad Trip to Paros, Greece in 2016. This 6 minute video documentary tells the story of a local archeological site in the town of Parikia, Paros, Greece, and the incredible ancient history surrounding it.

Eligibility

The study abroad in Greece program is open to all students, although priority will be given to students who have completed their sophomore year.

  • University student in good standing, with minimum GPA 2.75.
  • Knowledge of digital storytelling, video documentation techniques and editing, 3D modeling, texturing and animation.
  • Priority will be given to students majoring in media arts and science and informatics and participants should have the basic knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro, and Autodesk Maya.

Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Study Abroad.  Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on academic or disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.  Students must be at least 18 years old to participate on an IUPUI Study Abroad Program.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The budget is an estimate and is not meant to portray the exact cost of this program.

Item Estimate
Program Fee
This fee includes:Lodging in Paros ($500)
Per student cost for rental of study space ($150)
Transportation in Greece ($250)
Group meals ($150)
Field trips and required events ($150)
Interpreter fees ($50)
Misc. and program fee ($100)
$1,350
Tuition (3 credit hours, in-state, undergraduate) $814.11
Other Bursar fees $255.07
Study Abroad Administrative Fee $75
Health insurance $30
Airfare (Purchased individually. Cost may vary.) $1,300
Personal discretionary expenses (Cost may vary. Include an international calling plan.) $700
Estimated Total Cost Per Student $4,519.18

Costs will vary depending on the current exchange rate, airfare, and individual expenditures.

Financial Aid

  • IUPUI scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs. (Performance scholarships, Guaranteed Tuition certificates, fee courtesies, Indiana Higher Education Awards and awards to children of disabled veterans not applicable.)
  • Samantha Hale Study Abroad Scholarship: Applications due February 15, 2018.
  • Parosweb.com/Innovaros Community Engagement Award Scholarships (4 at $750): Applications due February 15, 2018.

Contact the IUPUI Study Abroad office for information on financial aid and scholarship opportunities specific to study abroad.

Ready to start your adventure?

Applications are due by January 19, 2018.

Apply Now

All information is subject to change. This site is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. The Office of International Affairs reserves the right to change or discontinue a program at will. Please contact our office if you have a disability and need assistance or special arrangements.