Payment & refund policy

Payment & Refund Policy



Application Fee: 20€; non refundable, due with application.


Includes teaching for all classes, lectures, study visit tours and services provided by the ILJMuseum throughout the course. Also includes tickets for visits at Museums, transportation to jewelry workshops, receptions at the ILJMuseum: 1800 €

Full Payment due:  May 1st 2025



For those students requiring credits from the Hephaistos Summer School Program, accreditation fees apply. The cost is 400€ . Please note: All accreditation fees are non-refundable. Fees effective since  January 1st 2018. All fees are non-refundable, regardless of the accreditation decision. Full Tuition and Accreditation Payments due: May 1st, 2025



Includes ten (10) lunch meals at the ILJMuseum for the duration of the Program, Monday to Friday: 250€

Book by: April 1st 2025

Payment due by: May 1st 2025



Study visit tickets for entrance to museums, archaeological sites, workshops are included in the Tuition Fees, except of the transportation to and from the venues. Participants must however cover for their public transportation to and from the venues. Meeting point will always be the ILJMuseum from which the participants will be accompanied by Summer School staff. Athens Metro tickets will be purchased on the spot. Participants may calculate 1.40€ (or 0.60€ with a valid student ID) valid for 90 mins or 4.5€ for a daily pass with unlimited rides.






Field Trips are optional and are charged separately. All participants must declare which Field Trips they will be attending and book by February 1st 2025.


Weekend to Argolida, Mycenae & Nafplion: Payment deadline April 1st, 2025.

Includes private bus transportation, all tickets and tours to visits, accommodation of one night stay at 4* hotel, one dinner meal and breakfast.

Cape Sounion half day: 45€ / Includes private bus transportation, ticket and tour at Cape Sounion / Payment deadline March 1st, 2025.

Dora Stratou Dance Theater: 15€ / Paid upon arrival at the venue.

Outdoor Cinema: 8€ / Paid upon arrival at the venue.

Please keep in mind that entrance and other fees are subject to change.

Full Payment due: upon arrival




The refund policy as outlined below will be strictly adhered to in order to ensure consistency and fairness. If you decide to withdraw from the program, you must notify the ILJMuseum immediately in writing at

Students who withdraw by April 1st  2025 will be refunded 50% of the program fee; no refunds will be given to students that withdraw after that date.

In case of cancellation of the program students will be refunded the amount paid in full, except of the application fee.