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Graduate Studies in Modern Greek

*Please be advised that these programs are not regularly offered. If you are interested in these programs, please contact Professor Georgios Anagnostou for more information.

Modern Greek at Ohio State gives students the close faculty attention of a small interdisciplinary program while putting at their disposal the vast resources of one of the largest research universities in the world.

Degree Programs

Master of Arts in Modern Greek
Doctor of Philosophy in Modern Greek

Fellowships, Training for Teaching and Research

Most graduate students in the Modern Greek Program hold Teaching/Research Associateships or University Fellowships. All Teaching Associates receive special training in the teaching of Modern Greek courses and are regularly supervised by faculty in the teaching of their courses. Research Associateships at the same level as Teaching Associateships are also available for graduate students in Modern Greek.


Mastery of Modern Greek enables students to consider careers in such fields as education, government, international trade, banking, print or electronic media, or the travel industry. Modern Greek majors are well-prepared for graduate work or professional degrees, as well as for employment in public or private agencies and institutions.

After graduation, Ohio State undergraduates with a Modern Greek major have gone into government, law, medicine, engineering, education, journalism, and other professions as well as graduate school.

Ohio State graduate students have received M.A.s and Ph.D.s in Modern Greek, Classics, Comparative Studies (Literature and Ethnography), Education, English, History, Library Science, Linguistics, and Political Science. The Modern Greek Program has an excellent placement record. Graduates have been awarded post-doctoral fellowships from Princeton, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Humanities Research Council of Canada. They have aslo found academic positions at University of California-Riverside, Empire State College, Harvard University, Hellenic College, McGill University, Michigan, University of Missouri, New York University, Princeton, and San Francisco State University.