Students during a field school in Greece

Learning beyond the classroom

Seize opportunities to participate in a field school, like this one at the ancient site of Eleon, in the Greek village of Arma.

Field schools

Find your edge in Greek and Roman Studies

From languages and literature to history and archeology, we offer courses that let you explore what you're passionate about.

Become a student
UVic students helping with an excavation during a field course

Research that makes a vital impact

Whether they are studying language, literature, history or archeology, our faculty and students delve into the past to better understand and face current challenges and opportunities.

Our research
Overview of the cultures that interacted with the Greek world during the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period.

Plan your courses 2021-2022

Our courses
Graduate student reading a book

A vibrant community of graduate students

Explore essential issues and build your skills with a committed group of students and faculty. MA Student Arnold van Roessel says the department has a very cooperative community.

Graduate studies

Our Courses Give an Opportunity for Engaged Research

Engaged Research

It all starts here

Greek and Roman Studies explores language, literature, history, and archaeology to learn about the ancient Mediterranean world, a time and place surprisingly similar to our own.  Understanding the Greek and Roman worlds can help us handle the challenges and opportunities we currently face by reflecting upon the past.


Find your edge in UVic's Department of Greek and Roman Studies


We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day