AIFS Study Abroad in Athens, Greece: Semester or Academic Year
Spend a semester or academic year in the vibrant and sophisticated city of Athens, Greece with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester studying at the American College of Greece (ACG). Courses are taught in English.
In addition to a rich academic program, AIFS in Athens offers a non-credit, on-campus internship program at ACG in areas such as marketing, communications, fundraising or student affairs. ACG also offers a Community Engagement and Service Learning program where students can volunteer in the local community. A Meaningful Engagement Trip is also available for students to spend 2-3 days traveling and volunteering in Greece.
You will live in a beautiful, apartment-style residence complex just a 10-15-minute walk from campus in the leafy suburb of Aghia Paraskevi. Students share double rooms in a two to four-bedroom apartment with a fully-equipped kitchen. You will also receive a meal allowance to subsidize the cost of meals and groceries.
Cultural and social activities include walking tours, visits to historical and archaeological sites, and Cretan food tastings. Day trips to Ancient Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo, Nafplio and Palamidi Castle and a visit to a Greek island such as Hydra, Spetses or Aegina are all included in your program fee.
An optional half-day excursion to Cape Sounion and an optional 3-day excursion to Meteora, Thessaloniki and Vergina are also available. A 2-night tour of London, England is included for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package.