• Applicant must be 18 years or older.
  • Minors 16 -18 years can participate if guardians participate in the program and accompany them in all organized activities.
  • This program is specialized and is intended for students or professionals engaged in History, Archaeology, Architecture Art History, Architecture, Urban Planning, Anthropology, Museum Studies, Conservation and Historic Preservation. It is not intended for the general public, however, it is also open for people with a general interest in preservation.

How to apply:

Online 2017 Application Form

or you can:

  • Download the application form.
  • Read carefully both the application instructions and program description.
  • Fill out application and email it to Polly Withers at You will be sent an email acknowledging receipt.
  • Download the payment form and include the filled out form with each payment you send. For the summer program mail or transfer $500  USD for the deposit ($450) and the application fee ($50) by the deadline of May 1st, 2017. Our address is on the payment form. You will be sent an email acknowledging receipt.
  • You will be notified on May 1st if there are sufficient participants for the program and the program is confirmed. Applicants should not commit to any travel plans until the course is confirmed.
  • Full payment must be made by May 15th for the summer 2017 program.
  • Applications without the deposit and application fee payment are not considered complete.
  • If we confirm the program is going ahead, and there is still space, we can continue to accept new applications, however, the deposit will no longer be refundable.

Important dates:

May 1, 2017   Application deadline
May 1, 2017   Last day to withdraw without losing deposit
May 1, 2017   Program is confirmed or Cancelled
May 15, 2017   Deadline to complete all payments
June 24, 2017   Arrival day (check-in)  Athens, orientation and reception
June 25, 2017   First day of Academic Tour
July 6, 2017   Last day of Academic Tour
July 7, 2017   Departure day (check-out)

Please contact: Polly Withers at if you have any questions.


IIRPS Athens
International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies

203 Seventh Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
tel. 718 768 3508