Study Abroad in Athens, Greece

Overview

Spend a semester or academic year in the stunning and modern city of Athens, Greece, with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options at DEREE – The American College of Greece. Located on a beautiful, wooded hillside in the attractive suburb of Aghia Paraskevi, the campus is home to a student population of over 2,500. Over 85% of the student body year round is Greek, so AIFS students have plenty of opportunities to make local friends.

Academic Program Options in Athens (American College of Greece)

Full Curriculum Program, Intensive Program (Fall Quarter only), On-Campus Internship

Internships available
Volunteer opportunities available

What’s Included

  1. TUITION

    Up to 15 semester credits depending on program and course selection
  2. courses

    Wide variety of courses available; taught in English
  3. HOUSING

    Student residence complex
  4. MEALS

    Meal allowance worth $1,000 (semester) or $800 (quarter) to subsidize the cost of purchasing meals and groceries
  5. EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS

    Day trips to Ancient Delphi and Sanctuary of Apollo, Nafplio and Palamidi Castle and a Greek Island
  6. CULTURAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

    Walking tours, museum and gallery visits, sports activities and traditional Greek meals
  7. HEALTH & SAFETY

    24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance
  8. ON-SITE RESIDENT DIRECTOR

    to help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
  9. Unique to Athens

    • World-class sports facilities
    • Community Engagement and Service Learning opportunities
    • University services including the library, computer and language labs, simulated trading room, arts program and campus health center
    • ACG Philoxenia Cultural Exchange program
  10. Optional Components

  11. AIFS FLIGHT PACKAGE >>

    Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways
    Airport and hotel transfers to and from campus
    2-night London stopover (semester program only)
  12. EXCURSIONS >>

    Cape Sounion (half day)
    Meteora, Thessaloniki and Vergina (3 days)

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 will need to travel to a Greek Consulate at their own expense to apply for the passport/visa in person. After acceptance AIFS will provide detailed visa information and the official documents required for students to apply for the visa. Students must contact the Greek Embassy or Consulate directly for the appropriate visa forms. Fall Quarter students do not require a visa.

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