CYA offers semester, academic year, and summer programs. Courses are taught in English. Extensive on-site courses as well as study travel to main sites of Greece supplement lectures. Students live in apartments in central Athens and have weekends free to explore Greece.
College Year in Athens (CYA) is a study abroad program focused upon the history and civilization of Greece and the East Mediterranean region. Its mission is to offer each student an academically rigorous program of studies combined with the vibrant experience of day-to-day contact with the people, monuments, and landscape of Greece – a rapidly changing country with a uniquely varied past.
Archaeology~ Art History~ Classical Languages~ Ethnography~ History~ International Relations~ Literature~ Modern Greek Language~ Philosophy~ Political Science~ and Religion.
Application process and requirements
CYA employs a rolling admissions policy. Since applications are considered only as long as space is available, CYA strongly encourages early application. Further application information is available online.
It is not mandatory for students to take Greek language classes~ but it i strongly recommended.
University credits will be awarded upon successful completion.