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  • Locations: Athens, Greece
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer I, Summer II
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 03/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission 05/15/2024 07/26/2024

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Area of Study: Accountancy, Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, Anthropology, Art History, Business, Communication, Community Leadership & Civic Engagement, Computer Science, Dance Performance, Economics, English, Environmental Sciences, Finance, History, Hospitality, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematical Sciences, Music, Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Administration, Philosophy, Physics, Sociology Program Type: Cosponsored
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Apartment
Language of Instruction: English Program Provider: AIFS
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Advisor: Jill Vodden
Program Description:
 

Greece - Athens

Spend a summer in the classical yet modern city of Athens, Greece with AIFS! Choose from a wide variety of course options offered at the American College of Greece. Located in the charming suburb of Aghia Paraskevi, the college boasts modern classrooms, an extensive library and Olympic-standard athletic facilities.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.5 GPA  Up to 6


EXPLORE THIS PROGRAM APPLY WITH AIFS

Where You'll Study

DEREE – ACG, founded in 1875, is the oldest and largest independent, American-sponsored college or university in Europe. With a student population of over 2,900 and offering over 1,000 courses each year, it is the only institution in Athens with American accreditation. Located on a beautiful, wooded hillside in the attractive suburb of Aghia Paraskevi, the college’s tree-lined campus offers an ideal setting to study in Greece, with modern classrooms, an impressive library and Olympic-standard athletic facilities. Over 85% of the student body is Greek, giving AIFS students ample opportunity to make local friends.

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources

Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE.)
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral we include
carbon offsets for all participant's return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and making our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • Greek Islands (Hydra, Spetses, or Aegina)
  • Cape Sounion (Sessions 1 and 2) (Add on)
  • Mycenae and Nafplion (Session 1) (Add on)
  • and more.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding