Fees & Scholarships

There is a 150€ non-refundable registration fee to be paid in advance of the Academy to secure a place, in accordance with the instructions provided in the letter of admission. Those wishing to attend two cycles (one from Group I and one from Group II) do not have to pay the registration fee twice.

Early applications submitted by March 3, 2017, will receive a 50€ discount on the registration fee.

Tuition and board charges are for



These tuition and board charges are IN ADDITION to the registration fee and cover:

  • shared accommodation in a double occupancy room with breakfast,
  • electronic access to all the reading material,
  • excursions, cultural, social and extra curricular activities, and
  • transportation from “Athens International Airport” to Nafplio and back.

A limited number of single rooms is available and can be provided at an additional charge of 50€ per night.


OSA Scholarships

For qualified applicants who can only attend one short cycle (half the program of the Academy) some financial aid of 150€ might be also provided on a merit and need basis.

Moreover, the Olympia Summer Academy offers a number of scholarships of 500€ each. These scholarships are open to all applicants and will be awarded on a merit and need basis.


•  Eligible to apply for an OSA scholarship are those who stay for the whole duration of the summer program, i.e. either students who attend Cycle A or those who attend two of the shorter Cycles (one from Group I and one of Group II).

•  The OSA will automatically award its scholarship to all PhD candidates, who stay for the whole duration of the summer program and are members of the European International Studies Association (for more information on how to become a member, please visit http://www.eisa-net.org/)

•  Η Θερινή Ακαδημία της Ολυμπίας έχει εξασφαλίσει ένα ποσό για μερικές πλήρεις υποτροφίες ύψους 1.000 ευρώ η κάθε μια για Έλληνες πολίτες. Προϋπόθεση είναι η παρακολούθηση του πλήρους προγράμματος μαθημάτων, δηλαδή είτε του κύκλου Α’ είτε δυο από τους συντομότερους κύκλους (B’-F’). Η επιλογή των δικαιούχων θα γίνει μετά τη λήξη της προθεσμίας υποβολής των αιτήσεων στις 3 Μαΐου 2017, μαζί με τη γενικότερη αξιολόγηση όλων των αιτήσεων τόσο από την Ελλάδα όσο και από το εξωτερικό.


KAS Scholarships

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Greece supports the Olympia Summer Academy 2017 by offering scholarships to Greek students.

The KAS Scholarship covers a share of 450 EUR of the participation fee of the full program (Cycle A or one cycle of Group I and one of Group II).

You can find the call for applications with all details here. The application deadline is May 3, 2017.


We encourage all students to search also for outside funding to cover their fees and/or travel expenses, by exploring funding opportunities available through their home universities and local non-governmental organizations.

All participants are expected to pay for their own travel to and from Athens.