Global Programs: Naxos, Greece | For Accepted Students
Ancient and modern Greek through humanities and social science
Students should bring a copy of these emergency phone numbers while they are traveling as well as leaving a copy with their parents/guardians.
Elsa Amanatidou – On-Site Director
Cell: (30) 69 46560204
Dial (011) if calling from the US
(Active on July 9)
Rosario Navarro – Director, International Programs, Brown University
Emergency phone numbers in Greece
112 – Emergency Police Help Number (also ambulance and fire)
14944 – Medical emergencies
Brown University Department of Public Safety
(001) 401-863-4111 – Emergencies (when calling from Greece)
(001) 401-863-3322 – General inquiries (when calling from Greece)
Congratulations on your acceptance!
We are looking forward to your participation in this unique and engaging program. We have compiled some important information for you; please review this carefully with your family and don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions at email@example.com
Program and Travel Information
For your reference, Student Code of Conduct
Send all documents to:
Attn: Global Programs
200 Dyer St./Box T
Providence, RI 02912
A web conference program orientation is scheduled for Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm.
Additional information on how to access will be emailed prior to the web conference.
Booking your flights
Saturday, July 12, 2014 – Arrive in Athens (ATH) International Airport (arrive by 1:00 pm)
Saturday, August 2, 2014 – Depart from Athens (ATH) International Airport (depart between 9:00 am -1:00 pm)
Once your flight is booked, submit your itinerary and emergency contact(s) to:
If you are having trouble identifying flights within the arrival/departure windows as stated above, please contact us at (401) 863-7900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to purchasing your ticket to ensure that your arrival/departure can be accommodated by the on-site staff.
Please note that if you are arriving/departing outside of the program dates, we cannot provide accommodations pre/post program.
Airport Pick-up and Transfer
- Students are met at the Athens International Airport by Brown staff to transfer you to the Athens downtown hotel. After students claim their luggage and go through Customs, they will connect with program staff at the ARRIVALS area.
- If your flight is delayed or canceled, contact Elsa Amanatidou, On-Site Director. Phone: TBD
Facebook group page
We have created a Student Facebook Group to provide a forum for students to connect directly with each other to arrange travel to Athens. To access, the student must be a Facebook member. Visit Brown University Global Programs in Naxos, Greece and request to join. This is a private group accessible only for students officially enrolled in the Naxos program. Members must be approved by the group administrator.
Course Materials List
Students are not required to purchase any course textbooks. All material will be provided on-site and/or available on-line. More information on how to access materials on-line will be provided before your departure.
- Current passport (valid for at least 6 months after the end of the program)
- Photocopies of important documents and forms (passport, insurance, credit card, emergency contact numbers)
- Prescription medicine, including inhalers and epi-pens (in their original packaging to avoid delays at airport security)
- Cell phone activated for international use (Optional: www.travelcell.com, international phone rental)
- Voltage converter and plug adapter (in Greece, electricity is 220V)
- Travel alarm clock
- Notebook and pen
- Hat / sunscreen / sunglasses / bathing suit & towel / sandals or flip-flops
- Mosquito repellant
- Money belt
- Day bag or backpack / portable water bottle
- Small travel bag for weekend trips
- Camera / charger / adapter
- Journal / address book
- Comfortable and sturdy shoes for hiking
- Shower robe and slippers
- Day-to-day clothing (Clothing appropriate for warm days and cool nights)
- Toiletries/personal items (i.e. shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, hair dryer, etc..)
- Spending money (see below)
- Laptop (optional but recommended)
- Credit card (without limit) for emergency use
- Camera / charger / adapter
Plan to bring between 300-500€ in spending money. The most convenient way is to acquire a prepaid credit card which can be used as a credit or ATM card. Visa or Mastercard are most widely accepted.
Another alternative is to use your bank ATM card; be sure to have your bank activate your card for overseas use before your departure. Cash can also be easily exchanged at the airport or at several locations in the city but there is a usually an additional exchange fee for this service.
Each student participating in a Summer@Brown Global Program is automatically enrolled in HTH Worldwide during the length of the program. HTH Worldwide provides insurance coverage for accident and sickness, and also emergency assistance services. Students will be emailed instructions on how to log into the HTH Worldwide site for coverage and benefit information prior to departure.