Study Abroad in Athens, Greece

AIFS Program at a Glance - Fall 2016 & Spring 2017

  • Academic Year, Fall or Spring Semester (Intensive Full Curriculum Program is available as a Fall Quarter only)
  • Courses Taught in English
  • Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Due to visa regulations, we recommend you apply early
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing, a meal allowance, excursions and cultural activities, trips to Ancient Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo, the island of Hydra and Nafplio, Palamidi Castle and Nemea, and more. Optional AIFS Flight Package available.
  • Courses include anthropology, archaeology, art history, classics, communications, dance, drama, economics and finance, environmental studies, Greek philosophy, history, hospitality and tourism, international business, international relations, languages, literature, management, marketing, mathematics, music, oceanography, philosophy, psychology, sociology and writing
  • Visa required before travelling to Greece
  • The local AIFS Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Transcripts issued by the American College of Greece

Application and Scholarship Deadlines

  • Spring semester applications are accepted on a space available basis. Click here for availability.

AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships available!
The scholarship deadline is April 15 for the Academic Year/Fall Semester and September 15 for the Spring Semester.

Visa

A student visa is required by the European Union for non-EU citizens or residents staying in Greece for more than 90 days. Semester students are responsible for obtaining the visa and may need to travel to a Greek Consulate at their own expense to apply and pick up their passport/visa in person. Keep in mind that you should start the visa process 10-12 weeks prior to the semester you are planning to enroll. Fall Quarter students do not require a visa.

Meet Your Admissions Officer

Admissions Officer

Katy Sullivan

1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: (800) 727-2437 ext. 5094
Email: ksullivan@aifs.com

I grew up in a small town in Vermont and attended the University of Vermont, very close to home. Spending a semester in Vienna during my junior year opened my eyes to the world and ignited a passion for travel, languages and cultural exchange that I still have today. I graduated from UVM with a BA in Economics, and then saved all summer so I could backpack around Europe for five weeks with a friend. Shortly after that, I lived and worked in Sweden for a year. I have continued to travel and soak up other cultures and languages whenever I can. I truly believe that studying abroad changed the course of my life and made me who I am today. As an Admissions Officer with AIFS, I am thrilled to be helping students have similarly life-changing experiences abroad!

Your Admissions Officer is available to guide you through the admissions process and answer any questions you have about studying abroad on this program.

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