University of Kent at Athens

Our postgraduate study centre in Athens offers a unique Master's programme in Heritage Management that combines the worlds of business and archaeology. Taught entirely in English, the 16-month MA teaches you the skills required for the management of heritage sites across the world.

Learn how to work with archaeologists, architects, stakeholders and local authorities while also fundraising and supervising projects. You will gain knowledge and understanding of the main approaches and methodologies used to study archaeological remains in their varied forms.


The MA in Heritage Management is taught in the Athenian suburb of Elefsina. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world and the birthplace of civilisation. according to the Greeks and the Romans.

Elefsina has a range of modern amenities including sports centres, restaurants, large shops and a cinema. You are also close to important historical sites including the Parthenon, Ancient Corinth, Nemea and Thebes. The town has good international transport links and a bus connection to Athens.

Athens is recognised as the centre of Western civilisation and the birthplace of democracy. It was a centre for the arts, learning and philosophy and the home of Plato and Aristotle. Modern Athens is central to economic, financial, industrial, political and cultural life in Greece.

Eleusis map

Further information

University of Kent, Athens
Initiative for Heritage Conservancy
Kimonos and Pangalou 11
Elefsina, 19200


A list of suitable accommodation in Elefsina will be provided. We also offer advice on arranging your own rented accommodation and liaise with landlords on your behalf.

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Last Updated: 17/06/2016