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Arcadia-Arcadia in Greece


Program Location Athens, Greece
Sponsor Arcadia University College of Global Studies
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30003
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring 2018 01/28/18 to 05/11/18
Past Dates
Spring 2017 01/29/17 to 04/28/17

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

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Overview
Arcadia-Arcadia in Greece

The Arcadia University College of Global Studies offers a wide variety of courses that delve into Greek history, politics and culture throughout the ages. Many courses incorporate field-study excursions to sites of historical and cultural importance. The academic program consists of four, four-credit courses per semester offered by the Arcadia Athens Center. One of these courses must be in modern Greek language. The remaining three courses can be taken in such areas as ancient Greek/classical studies, classical language and literature, early Christian and Byzantine studies, modern Greek studies, international relations, political science, and/or special topics.

Courses: Click here for course information.  

Participants in the Greece Programs share an apartment with other Arcadia Center students in the neighborhood of Pangrati, a warm and friendly community of small shops, tavernas, cafes and residential apartments within a 15-minute walk of classes. Apartments are fully furnished and equipped so students can prepare your own meals or take meals in a wide selection of inexpensive, neighborhood cafes.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:Arcadia University College of Global Studies.

Eligibility

Arcadia-Arcadia in Greece

The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least two semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Please note: The program fee listed in the chart below includes education costs housing excursions most books health and accident insurance and student support services.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2016

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$14,450.00
Study Abroad Fee$914.00
Housing$940.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,000.00
Local Transportation$255.00
Books and Supplies$125.00
Meals$1,280.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$1,280.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Please note: Arcadia University offers a number of scholarships to students accepted into the Athens program.


Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

After paying the study abroad deposit, applicants will need to complete a program application which will be forwarded to Arcadia. Students will be notified directly by Arcadia about their acceptance into the program.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
Arcadia-Arcadia in Greece

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin