Olive Oil, Certificate

Olive Oil, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 49 days
    Duration

About

Old as humans, sacred as ancient rites, so valuable that they were considered gods' gifts to humankind, the olive tree and olive oil appeared in the Mediterranean Basin and became dominant and permanent fixtures of its landscape. This course delves into history and culture of the olive tree and olive oil, while it emphasises their nutritional value.

You will also learn how olive oil has been a source of inspiration and how several artists used it in order to create works of art from ancient times till today. The content of this course presents the varieties and characteristics of olives and the various types of olive oil that are destined to be consumed and used in recipes based on Mediterranean diet.

Last but not least, this Olive Oil Olive Oil course at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens aims to define how important olive oil is, how it can benefit our daily diet and additionally how it can contribute to conserve a healthy lifestyle. All of the above will be analyzed further and in detail in this online course part of the Arts and Culture category.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Origin of the olive tree  and its significance in antiquity
  • Olive in latter years and uses of olive oil
  • Olive oil, religion and art
  • The olive tree
  • Olive oil
  • Olives and olive oil
  • Mediterranean diet,Olive oil and health

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

This course concerns those with a particular interest in the history and culture of the olive tree and olive oil and its nutritional value.    

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 49 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 49 days.
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Funding

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