Modern Greek Studies

More than 150,000 English words could be originated from Greek words.


Study modern Greek at The University of Adelaide

One of the oldest Indo-European languages, Greek is typically separated into ancient Greek (often considered a dead language) and modern Greek. As a modern Greek student at The University of Adelaide, you will gain valuable practical language skills. Modern Greek refers to the Greek language spoken today by approximately 12-15 million people as the official language of both Greece and Cyprus.

As a modern Greek student you will:

  • Learn to read and write in modern Greek
  • Gain the skills to listen and speak in modern Greek
  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of Grecian culture
  • Study the Grecian influence in modern society
  • Improve your understanding of how language works
  • Have the opportunity to study abroad.

By learning another language you will set yourself apart from others in your future career. As a University of Adelaide modern Greek student you will be offered a wealth of opportunities for your professional future with this diverse language.

Study Overseas

As a University of Adelaide student you will have access to over 100 overseas exchange programs around the world. You can study overseas for one or two semesters which counts as a credit towards your degree.

Career path

  • Teaching
  • International law
  • Diplomacy
  • Translation
  • Interpreter
  • Corporate Executive
  • Tourism
  • Research

How can I study Modern Greek?