College Year in Athens - Athens, Greece

Subjects: Ancient Greek Civilization and East Mediterranean Area Studies. Course offerings depend on which track of study is chosen. Greek Art/Archaeology and Modern Greek are open to students of both tracks. Other areas of study include: art history, ethnography, history, international relations, literature, philosophy, political science, and religion.

Prerequisites: 2.7 GPA (most students approved for the program have a 3.0 GPA), junior-level standing, demonstrated maturity.

Length: Semester, Summer or Academic Year.

Credit: 4 units for 4 courses (no credit given for "field study")

Faculty: The Program has a select faculty of distinguished European and American scholars active and respected in their fields. The association with students, both academically and socially, is a close one. Students and faculty are given ample opportunity to become better acquainted during study travel. They also meet frequently and informally in a variety of settings.

Housing: Furnished apartments owned by CYA.

Costs not covered by Albion: Travel to and from Athens; vacation travel; miscellaneous personal expenses, additional meals; bed linens and towels; Sunday and holiday meals; books; laundry.

Faculty Advisor: Christopher Hagerman, History Department.

Comments: Field trips to various sites around Greece are an integral part of the academic program. A limited amount of financial aid is available through the program, but must be applied for no later than April Students are encouraged to apply for College Year in Athens scholarships.

College Year in Athens
North American Office
P.O. Box 390890
Cambridge, MA 02139-0010
Telephone: (617) 868-8200
Fax: (617) 868-8207