BECOME A 'Philosopher-in-Residence'
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A UNIQUE HELLENIC EXPERIENCE
Imagine exploring Greek culture, philosophy, and art while living in a beautiful 1930's historical residence in Athens.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Throughout the year, The Agiorgiti Residence accepts applicants -writers, artists, philosophers, scholars, composers, entrepreneurs, humanists and philhellenes, whose interests concern Greek heritage and culture.
The selection process is ongoing and involving an interview and a review by a committee. Each residency is restricted to one applicant only and is not transferable.
As a Philosophers-in-Residence, one can enjoy both solitude and the ability to exchange with other like-minded people, in a shared living space. The Residency is ideal for independent, creative work, research and writing projects in particular areas of expertise and interest...or simply a place to just take time off in philosophical quest.
LIFE AT THE RESIDENCE
Residents live in one of six themed private bedrooms (each 20-25 m2 large) and have access to shared living spaces such as the parlor, salons, dining room, bathrooms and kitchen facilities.
Residents may participate for free, in most of the cultural activities taking place at the Agiorgiti-Residence. We host talks, symposiums, wine-tasting & ancient gastronomy events, classical/jazz music evenings and other activities.
Information is available to residents, on upcoming activities / lectures /cultural experiences around Athens through other cultural organisations that we collaborate with.
The duration of a residency are usually from 1 to 12 months- with the exception of the Kazantzakis Room, which can be booked for 1 -2 weeks periods.
The Agiorgiti Residence is located in Central Athens and only 20 minutes walk from National Archeological Museum.
UTILITIES & COSTS:
Residents are expected to live independently, responsible for their own transportation and food.
Wi-Fi, electricity, water usage and other costs are included in the cost of stay- including a weekly maid service. Costs:
The aim of the Philosopher-in Residence is to offer a precious experience to its guests, encouraging intercultural exchange and the development of ideas related to Hellenic values & Greek heritage.