<<< | Home | >>> Updated: Jan 14, 2000

28th Summer School
30 July - 27 August 2000
Thessaloniki - Greece
Information for Prospective Students


Summer School students will stay in twin-bedded rooms at the Xenia Helios Hotel, Peraia, Thessaloniki, which is located at the seaside. The hotel has a private beach and swimming pool. The postal address is:

Xenia Helios Hotel
GR-570 19 Paralia Peraias, Thessaloniki

Telephone:    +30 392 25551-4
Telefax:    +30 392 25555

Back to the top


The total cost of participation in the International Summer School is US$ 2,000. This covers all expenses: hotel accommodation, full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner), tuition, excursions and guided tours. As soon as a student is informed that he/she has been accepted, a deposit of US$ 1,000 should be sent by cheque to the Institute for Balkan Studies. The remaining US$ 1,000 is to be paid at registration on the day of arrival. Fees cannot be refunded. However, if a student is unable to attend the programme for serious reasons, he/she should notify the Secretary of the International Summer School prior to the commencement of classes and credit will be allowed for the following year.

The Institute for Balkan Studies does not grant scholarships for the International Summer School.

Back to the top

Travel information

There are direct flights to Thessaloniki from many European cities (Berlin, London, Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam, Zurich, Munich, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, etc.) as well as good train and bus connections. There are banks and tourist information offices at Makedonia airport and at Thessaloniki central railway station.

Peraia, where the Xenia Helios Hotel is located, is a suburb of Thessaloniki and approx. 5 kilometers from Makedonia airport. Students who arrive by air can take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. It is advisable to purchase telephone cards immediately on arrival, at the airport or railway station, for personal calls.

Back to the top

Further information

For further information and/or application forms, please contact the Secretary of the ISS at:

Mail Institute for Balkan Studies
International Summer School for Greek Language, History & Culture
Megalou Alexandrou 31A
GR-546 41 Thessaloniki
Institute for Balkan Studies
International Summer School for Greek Language, History & Culture
P.O. Box 50932
GR-540 14 Thessaloniki
Telephone +30 31 832143
Telefax +30 31 831429
E-mail imxa@hyper.gr

Back to the top

Copyright © 1995-2000 the Institute for Balkan Studies
<<< | Home | >>> Updated: Jan 14, 2000