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College Year in Athens
Athens, Greece (Outgoing Program)
|Partner Institution/Organization Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Program Dates & Deadlines:||Click here to view|
|Restrictions:||Princeton applicants only|
|Dept Offering Program:||Study Abroad OIP||Program Type:||Study Abroad (semester)|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Language Prerequisite:||No|
|Program Features:||Academic Study||Degree Level:||3 - Sophomore, 4 - Junior, 5 - Senior|
|Time Away:||Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester||Housing options:||Apartment|
|Program Group:||Study Abroad OIP||Program Adviser:||Jordan Zilla|
College Year in Athens
The College Year in Athens program provides university-level courses focused on Greece and the Mediterranean region. At the same time, it specializes in creating a caring learning environment that imparts knowledge by first-hand experience, immediate observation, perception, and enjoyment. CYA offers courses in a variety of disciplines, designed to help you achieve your academic goals. You will be able to devise a program of studies that helps you gain both a deeper understanding of this part of the world through the ages, and a new perspective on the global environment.
In view of the fast and often dramatic developments in the world, there is yet another reason—and a very important one—for a college student to spend a semester or a year in Greece at College Year in Athens: living and studying abroad provide growing and maturing experiences to young people, similar to rites of initiation. Seeing the world and the U.S. from the perspective of a geographically small European country located at the meeting point of West and East, with thousands of years of continuous history, is an educational experience of great importance.
Students interested in applying to this program must complete two separate processes:
- Apply directly to the program. Visit the program website directly for application instructions and deadlines. Please note that program application deadlines are often earlier than Princeton approval deadlines.
- Complete the Princeton approval process. You may download the course approval form and instructions from your GPS application. Click “apply now” on this brochure to access these items. Check GPS for Princeton’s approval deadlines.
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