Hellenic American University to co-organize the 2023 Olympia Summer Academy

Olympia Summer Academy 2023

Hellenic American University is proud to be hosting the 2023 Olympia Summer Academy at its Athens campus on July 11-14. The 2023 Olympia Summer Academy is co-organized by the Navarino Network, a public policy initiative based in Thessaloniki, Hellenic American University, the European International Studies Association, and the Institute of International Relations.

For the last 20 years, the Olympia Summer Academy has been offering an annual series of specialized courses in politics and international studies for university students from all over the world. The program is geared to undergraduate and graduate students with an excellent command of English and an academic interest in international relations. Senior high school students and young professionals are also considered for admission.

This year's program, which will be held in Athens, features three parallel courses, with sessions taught by leading scholars from Europe and the United States:

A. Global Discord and Cooperation, with:

  • Kristin Fabbe, Jakurski Family Associate Professor, Harvard Business School.
  • Orfeo Fioretos, Professor of Political Science, Temple University, Philadelphia.
  • Dimitris Keridis, Professor of International Politics, Panteion University; Director, Olympia Summer Academy.
  • Wolfango Piccoli, co-president and Director of Research, Teneo Intelligence.

B. Terrorism and Counterterrorism, with:

  • Richard English, Professor of Politics and Director of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s University Belfast.
  • Sofia Galani, Assistant Professor of International Law, Panteion University.
  • Andreas Gofas, Professor of International Relations, Panteion University; Director, European Cultural Center of Delphi; Co-director, Olympia Summer Academy.

C. The Rise of China: Domestic and Global Perspectives, with:

  • Igor Rogelja, Assistant Professor of Global Politics, University College London
  • Konstantinos Tsimonis, Assistant Professor of Chinese Politics, King’s College London and Panteion University, Chinese Politics program coordinator, Institute of International Relations.

For fees and information on how to apply visit the academy’s official website.