Study Abroad & Summer Programs

Program Index 

Academic Year and Semester

  • College Year in Athens
  • Classics Advanced Semester Program (CASP) in Athens
  • Intercollegiate Center for Studies in Rome, a.k.a. "Centro"


  • American Academy in Rome Classical Summer School
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens Summer Sessions
  • College Year in Athens Summer Program
  • The Paideia Institute

Department of Classics


The Classics curriculum at Amherst College offers a wide range of courses on the languages, history, archaeology, literature, social practices, and religious beliefs of ancient Greece and Italy. The major program is designed to give a comprehensive exposure to the languages and literatures of ancient Greece and Rome as well as to provide a broad perspective of life in the ancient Mediterranean.