Hellenic International Studies in the Arts intensive summer program includes cultural study, photography and journalism and creative writing. Short stories, memoirs and autobiographic journals are all covered.


Students who wish to work independently on a specific project or investigate a particular topic should submit a written proposal for consideration by the HISA faculty. For studio projects, please indicate all materials that may be needed, and in what quantity. For research or work in the field, such as investigative reporting, photographic journalism, or environmental/social work, please let us know what sound or film equipment may be required. Up to two courses can be considered, and each must be accompanied by a letter/note of approval by your study abroad or academic advisor. An official HISA transcript can be issued for each course, and you should determine if your school will accept the HISA transcript directly.
The examples that independent guided studies have been accepted; Ethics, International Political Economy, English Literature/Romantic Period to Present, American Literature 1865- Present, Art History, Language and Identity, Introduction to Shakespeare, Business Across Cultures: Focus on Europe and US Relations