Living Greek Online is an intensive online Ancient Greek experience designed to bring the dynamic experience of Paideia’s Living Greek study-programs to an online environment. The program includes daily intensive reading and discussion of Greek texts from across the history of Greek literature. The program sessions are designed to build students’ facility in speaking and understanding Attic Greek. According to participants’ ability, the language of instruction is Attic Greek. In addition to the daily sessions, there will be a lecture providing further historical and philosophical background relating to the program theme.

This online program will be dedicated to Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations.Through his notes to himself, Marcus works to shape his discourse according to Stoicism, presenting and representing vividly to himself the philosophy’s concepts.


This program welcomes students of all levels of Greek, from beginners through highly experienced Greek speakers. The program’s lower levels welcome beginning Greek students and include both reading of the texts in Greek and in English translation as well as review of Greek grammar. The upper levels aim to read and discuss texts entirely in Greek. Paideia alumni and Nexus Members are particularly encouraged to apply.



Sessions for Living Greek Online will be held using free video conferencing software. All that is necessary to participate is an internet or phone connection.  Sessions will be scheduled based on participants’ time zone and availability, so students from all over the world are welcome to apply.


The tuition for Living Greek Online is $500.


The Paideia Institute is able to offer a number of full and partial scholarships to participants with financial need. Please visit our scholarships page to learn more. 


The Enrollment deadline for this program is June 1st, 2021.