College Year in Athens (CYA) is a study abroad provider offering summer, semester, and academic year-long programs in Greece. Courses range across multiple academic disciplines and classes are taught in English either at the CYA Academic Center or on-site in and around Athens. Tution includes three study-travel trips per semester and students also have the option of joining optional trips led by CYA faculty and priced at-cost. Students live in CYA apartments in a have access to various amenities (including but not limited to the library, computer lab, common area, laundry, and cafeteria). Students also have a plethora of co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities to choose from. For more information about CYA, please visit our website!
CYA has offered study abroad programs in a wide range of academic disciplines for over 50 years. With supplemental activities varying from archaeological digs to onsite courses, study-travel, and volunteer opportunities, students are able to actively engage with their course material. Students live in apartments in downtown Athens and will be inspired to immerse themselves in the environment and expand their worldview. As a European capital, Athens is both rich in history and a contemporary hub for art, international business and relations, and debate on economic, political, and migration issues.
The CYA curriculum comprises a diverse set of courses taught by expert faculty. There is a strong emphasis on both contemporary and ancient studies, focusing on European and East Mediterranean Area Studies. Classroom lectures are complemented by onsite courses and field trips to major historic and contemporary sites near Athens and study-travel to various parts of Greece and Europe.
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Cost includes: tuition, housing, lunch on weekdays, study-travel (3 trips per semester), entrance into sites and museums, International Student ID Card, Wi-Fi, supplemental hospitalization insurance, official transcript.