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Learn about Pompeii in New Course!
"Pompeii: Life and Art" - Summer 2021 Virtual Study Abroad CourseRead More about Learn about Pompeii in New Course!
UMD Alumnus Aaron Hershkowitz Wins $350,000 NEH Grant
Dr. Aaron Hershkowitz wins $350,000 grant for his project on digitizing ancient paper pressingsRead More about UMD Alumnus Dr. Aaron Hershkowitz Wins $350,000 NEH Grant
Classical Influences in America
Students, Marissa Hicks and Zachary Wilton, explore influences of Greece and Rome on the political and ideological development of the United StatesRead More about Classical Influences in America
The members of the Classics Department pride ourselves on bringing the ancient world to life. Whether you choose to major in Classics or just take a course or two with us, we invite you to be a part of our lively learning community.
Explore Our Programs
Our academic programs are the heart of what we are about.Learn More about the Major
The Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park offers a graduate program of study with specializations in Latin or Latin and Greek leading to the degree of Master of ArtsLearn more about the Program
Modern Greek Studies
For twenty-five years, the Classics Department has offered courses in Modern as well as Ancient Greek. Our Modern Greek offerings have grown from one course per semester in 1989 to a range of seven to eight courses per academic year, covering the full range from beginning to advanced levels.Explore the Program
Beyond the Classroom
Our academic programs are the heart of what we are about. Some of our classes take place outside the classroom, “on location” in Italy, Greece, and France.Discover opportunities beyond the classroom