The curriculum is taught in English. Course offerings include: Greek Cultural Experience (required), Service Learning, Greek & Mediterranean Cuisine, Greek Mythology & the Early Christian Legacy, , Introduction to the EU, Agrotourism Principles & Practice
- Thessaloniki, Greece
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
- Perrotis College Study Abroad enables undergraduate or gap year students to explore Greek culture while taking classes, travelling and engaging in service learning activities. On weekends and breaks, students are encouraged to explore the many faces of Greece-by living with Greek families on homestays, participating in the program's organized trips and excursions (including Athens and Mt. Olympus), or venturing out on their own to nearby places of interest. Program options include: degree program (3-4 years), academic year, semester (fall & spring), and summer.
The curriculum is taught in English. Course offerings include: Greek Cultural Experience (required), Service Learning, Greek & Mediterranean Cuisine, Greek Mythology & the Early Christian Legacy, , Introduction to the EU, Agrotourism Principles & Practices, Marketing Management, Precision Agriculture & Environmental Sustainability, and more. The Service Learning course enables students to work on the AFS model farm, do English tutoring, or volunteer with local NGOs.
Regular Program Fees: $8950 per semester, $4250 for summer (amounts in US dollars). Fees cover: on-campus room & board, refundable dorm deposit, tuition & administration fees, organized trips & excursions, health insurance. NOT included are: transportation to Thessaloniki/Greece, individual travel & excursions, off-campus meals, personal expenses and pocket money. Optional items such as sailing trip, homestays and extra classes, are offered at an additional cost. Please consult Perrotis College's website for further details.
- Setting Description:
- Students live in the international residence hall, on the beautiful campus of the American Farm School, located about 20 minutes (by bus) east of the Thessaloniki city center. Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, is a lively and multicultural administrative and commercial center, with an intellectual and artistic character all of its own. Its bustling commercial harbor has become a lifeline for the Balkan region, while visitors are drawn to the nearby archaeological and religious sites, as well as the beaches and turquoise waters of adjacent Halkidiki.