Program Details

Program Location Athens, Greece
Sponsor CYA
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30009
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2024 05/19/24 to 07/13/24
Summer 2024 05/19/24 to 07/20/24
Page Links
Click here to apply for this program!
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice



Interested in learning Modern Greek on Paros or experiencing daily life on the island through a service learning project? Would you like to explore how past and present interact in and around the modern city of Athens? How about embarking on a three-week journey to study the most celebrated landmarks in Greek art and archaeology? Students interested in short-term, intensive study abroad are invited to take advantage of College Year in Athens' summer courses, which offer unique, experience-based opportunities for learning.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:CYA.



The program is open to Purdue students in good standing 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: 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit

Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts] [College of Health and Human Sciences]
Specifically from: PSY (HHS)

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

CYA’s summer courses are offered in two consecutive 4-week sessions. Purdue students must take one class in both sessions, for a total of 8 weeks and 6 credits.

For course information, click here.

*Please note some course options will fill up quickly. If interested in specific courses, please apply early. 

Estimated Program Costs

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss. 

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.

The program fee covers: the minimum tuition for two classes, housing, course materials, and field trips/excursions.

Some classes carry a higher tuition fee (typically this due to additional field trips being included). Please check the CYA website for the exact fees associated with each class.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2024

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee $8,680.00
Study Abroad Fee $609.40
Purdue International Insurance (per month) $32.00
Program Discount for Purdue Students - $500.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare $1,800.00
Local Transportation $75.00
Books and Supplies $75.00
Meals $1,750.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 - $800.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos) $175.00

Financial Aid

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 (typically an essay, transcripts, 1-2 recommendations, and copy of passport) before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline. To ensure a place in a program, apply early.

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

Program Application Deadline
Most Summer Programs Mar 1

Returnees Information


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.


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