M.A. Modern Greek Studies

  • On Campus
  • 15 months
  • EUR700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • French, Greek ( Find a course )
Geneva Summer Schools-University of Geneva | Geneva , Switzerland
The degree is earned in three semesters with course work in one or two disciplines and a thesis. Courses, seminars and practical work may be grouped by subject or methodology and offered as a module. Each module then features one or more specific evaluations leading to a grade. The degree requires three modules in the discipline of choice, three optional modules, and the defence of a thesis. Holders of Master of Arts (MA) may go on to advanced study.



The University of Geneva is the only Swiss university to offer a full course of study in Modern Greek. The teaching focuses mainly on the current Greek language, spoken and written. It also helps to be familiar with the history, culture and literature of Greece since the fall of Constantinople to the present day. Autonomous discipline whose primary object is contemporary Greece, Modern Greek can also be designed as an extension of the study of ancient and Byzantine Greek.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 30 April
Tuition fee
  • EUR 700 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 700 Year (EEA)

500 CHF / semester

During the online application process, applicants with a foreign degree will be charged an administrative fee of 65 CHF, to be deducted from the first-semester tuition fees.

Start date
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS

1.5 years ( 3 semesters, max. 6 semesters)

Duration full-time 15 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content


English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the language. Find courses on Language Learning Portal.


1. candidates for the Faculty must meet the University's general enrollment conditions
2. they must also hold a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, referred to below as BA, or a degree considered equivalent by the Dean of the Faculty
3. candidates who hold a diploma or degree equivalent to at least 180 credits from another Faculty of arts or university may be admitted to the Faculty for an MA programme; they may request that their additional credits be treated as equivalents
4. candidates for a Master of Arts/MA in disciplines requiring specific expertise for a BA may be required to do supplementary studies before being admitted.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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