Conference Social Program and other activities

The social activities aim to permit and promote intercultural communication and exchange. How can we meet and familiarise without knowing the cutural habits and customs of the visited country? Activities might change or adjust for unforeseen reasons (ex. weather conditions). Accompanying persons can participate in the activities paying only the cost of the event. Lunch of each day is included in the registration fee, otherwise each ticket costs 40 euros.
1st day (Sunday)

Street Art in Athens & Creative Writing Session (included in the registration fee)

Welcome drink (included in the registration fee, otherwise 20 euros).

2nd day
Greek Symposium (20:00-22:00, approximate time)
Traditional meal, music, and dance! This is an example of an ‘ancient’ Greek symposium! The meal includes starters, main course, dessert and a glass of wine or soft drink per person. The event takes place at a traditional Greek restaurant with live music and dance.
Cost of each ticket: 50 euros.
3rd day


Educational tour in Athens, including the Acropolis (3-4 hours)
Our city tour includes attractions such as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Parliament building, the Panathinaiko Stadium or Kallimarmaro where the first Olympic Games took place. Proceed, passing by Zappeion, the National Garden and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.  We will then pass the famous Athenian Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens and the National Library. And the highlight of our tour, the Acropolis of Athens! With the help of our professional tour guide, we will see the monuments of the Acropolis Hill such as the Propylae (the gateway), the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon and the Erechtheion with its Porch of Maidens.
Please use comfortable clothes and shoes.
Cost of each tichet: 60 euros. 

Social Dinner (19:30-21:00, approximate time)
 This Dinner is an opportunity to meet and discuss after the end of the conferences academic part. This dinner includes starters, Greek food, dessert, in a well-known restaurant with a view of the Acropolis. We have chosen a different restaurant from the Greek Night. Please note that this dinner is a three-course set menu with a vegetarian option available (please inform us about this option). Please note that the dinner IS NOT a la carte and this includes drinks. For any other inquiry, including orders, please ask the Institute’s administration staff, available during the conference and the event.
Cost of each ticket: 50 euros.

4th day


Delphi Visit  or  Mycenae visit  (07:30 – 19:30, approximate time)
The cost is not included as part of your registration fee. Lunch is included.
Cost of each ticket:100 euros.
5th day


Educational Island Cruise (07:30-20:30, approximate time)
It includes lunch but without drinks. The cost is not included as part of your registration fee.
Cost of each ticket:100 euros.
 6th day


 Ancient Corinth and Cape Sounion (without Lunch)  (07:30-20:30, approximate time)
The cost is not included as part of your registration fee. It doen’t include lunch.
Cost of each ticket: 100 euros.