- Athens, Greece
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
Spend the summer in the vibrant and sophisticated city of Athens with AIFS and earn up to 6 credits. Live in a shared double room in the apartment-style residences. Enjoy cultural activities such as guided city walks, visits to historical and archaeological sites, and Greek dancing and cooking classes, and day trips to Hydra and Cape Sounion. Optional excursions include a 4-day tour of Rome, and day trips to Corinth, Nafplio and Epidaurus, and Delphi and Arachova.
AIFS in Athens offers students the opportunity to choose from the full curriculum at ACG. Students may choose from a wide range of courses in business, science or the humanities. ACG also offers a cultural exchange program, pairing American students with Greek students, and state-of-the-art sports facilities, which were the training base for the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team.
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS flight packages are available.
- Setting Description:
- As the birthplace of democracy, Athens has had an extraordinary role in the history of the world. Celebrated as the ancient seat of classical thought, Greece’s cosmopolitan capital has always been a visually stunning city but visitors are often surprised to learn that it is also sophisticated and modern, with an efficient transport system, a young population, vibrant street life and a relaxed lifestyle. The Athenians, and Greeks in general, are known for their filoxenia, graciousness and hospitality; they will welcome you with a smile!
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Additional Program Information
- Scholarships Description:
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