Sanskrit Courses 2018-19


The following Sanskrit language courses will start at the Athens Cemter for Indian and Indo-Hellenic Studies for the academic year 2018-2019:

1. Class A for beginners – Introduction to the Sanskrit language

New course starts on Monday, October 22, 2018 

Weekly lessons. The course is based on the book “Introduction to Sanskrit Language” by Dimitrios Vassiliadis and includes learning of the Devanagari script, vocabulary, syntax, grammar and study of selected Sanskrit passages.

2. Class B for second year students

New course starts on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Weekly lessons. The curriculum includes further deepening in grammar, syntax, and the study of Sanskrit hymns (mantras).

Eligible for registration in Class B are those who have successfully completed the introductory course or have basic knowledge of the Sanskrit language.

3. Class C – Study of Sanskrit Sacred Texts

New course starts on Monday, October 8, 2018
Weekly lessons. Learning the Sanskrit language through the study of selected texts such as Bhagavat Gita (classic Sanskrit), and Upanishads (Vedic Sanskrit). The lessons include etymology and literal translation of the words and interpretation of the grammatical and syntactical phenomena we meet.
Enrollment in Class C requires adequate knowledge of the Sanskrit language.

4. Monthly lessons

Students living outside Athens can form a separate class and attend lessons once a month.

5. Teaching and Research

Research projects. Translation and publication of Sanskrit texts. Preparing audio-visual teaching material. Republication of Dimitrios Galanos’ books. Teacher training course for beginners.

All the lessons are conducted under the guidance of the Indologist Professor Dimitrios Vasiliadis.


Class A1: Every Monday 19: 00-21: 00. Starting Monday, October 22, 2018
Class A2: The exact timetable will be determined upon consultation with the interested students
Class B1: Every Wednesday 17: 00-19: 00. Starting Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Class C1: Every Monday 10:30-12:30. Starting Monday, October 15, 2018

For further information and registration please send an e-mail to [email protected] or fill out the application form HERE

Athens Center for Indian and Indo-Greek Studies

15, Nikolaou Florou str., Nea Philothei, Athens 11524, GREECE (Metro Panormou)

e-mail: [email protected]

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