Harvard University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Classics

Address:

Harvard Graduate School of Education, 321 Longfellow Hall, Appian Way

13 Appian Way

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Phone:

1-617-495-4054

Fax:

1-617-496-4447

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Classics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of the Classics offers graduate training in Greek and Latin language, literature and culture, Medieval Latin, and Byzantine and Modern Greek. The faculty of the Department represents a broad variety of fields and approaches. Several members of the faculty have joint appointments with other departments, including Comparative Literature, History, History of Art and Architecture, Linguistics, andPhilosophy. The Department is housed in Boylston Hall, next to Widener Library, which contains the largest open-stack collection in the world. The Smyth Classical Library also has a separate collection of some 9000 volumes, and the Sackler Museum contains an excellent collection ofantiquities.

Accreditation:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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