Modern Greek Studies Program

Modern Greek Studies

At A Glance

  • A world-class introduction to Modern Greek language, culture, and contemporary society.
  • Modern and online-ready learning environment which supports both on-campus and fully-online learning.
  • Strong associations with international communities and partner universities in Australia and abroad, community-based and international learning, and Modern Greek-specific internships.
Modern Greek Studies in Australia

Modern Greek Studies Program


Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Combined Studies (International Studies with Law, Security, Psychology, Education, Commerce…) with a specialisation in Modern Greek International Studies

  • Bachelor of Arts (Major in Modern Greek Studies)
  • Diploma of Languages – Modern Greek
  • Minor in Modern Greek Studies

Studying Modern Greek Studies at Macquarie University will give you the opportunity to:

  • Produce the Modern Greek language skills necessary for achieving your personal and professional goals
  • Deepen your intellectual horizon and broaden your intercultural perspectives as a global citizen
  • Participate in Modern Greek-speaking communities in Australia and around the world
  • Explore complex relationships between Modern Greek language and culture
Undergraduate Modern Greek Studies in Australia
Postgraduate Research Degrees

Postgraduate Research Degrees

Master of Research and PhD supervision available in:

  • European culture and societies
  • Migration and diaspora
  • Modern Greek language learning and pedagogy

Ph.D. is also available via co-tutelle or Joint Ph.D. agreements where a candidate is jointly enrolled at two universities and spends time at each with a principal supervisor. Potential tuition scholarship, stipend, and airfares.

Modern Greek is a pivotal language in the Australian community as well as a global language that offers depth of engagement with ancient and modern history, contemporary art and culture, and Mediterranean languages and cultures. Study with us to build language skills and develop deep cultural knowledge. 

Macquarie University to host the exams for the certificate of Attainment in Greek Language

The examinations for the Certificate of Attainment in the Greek language in Sydney take place at Macquarie University, which is a certified examination centre (61006) by the Centre for the Greek Language in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The Certificate of Attainment in Greek is the only official state certification that confirms knowledge of Greek as a foreign/second language at six levels, corresponding to the levels of the Common European Framework (CEFR). It is recognized by all member states of the European Union, but also by NESA (New South Wales Education Standards Authority).

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Postgraduate Research Degrees

coursework requirements: recommended sequence

Complement these studies with short-term or full-semester virtual or in-person experiences at Modern Greek partner universities, PACE placement (work-integrated learning) with a focus on a business or organisation that engages with Modern Greek-speaking communities, and project-based learning exploring the role of Modern Greek in Australia and the world. Showcase your achievements by producing meaningful examples and outcomes that relate your learning to international standards and professional contexts.