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College Year in Athens


Program Location Athens, Greece
Sponsor College Year in Athens
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30009
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2018 05/27/18 to 07/21/18

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Program Costs Financial Aid
Deadline Returnee Info
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Overview
College Year in Athens

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:College Year in Athens.

Eligibility

College Year in Athens

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: 2.75 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.

Academic Program
CYA’s summer courses are offered in two consecutive 4-week sessions. Students must select one 3-credit class from each session. For course information, click here.

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.

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

Tuition for certain classes costs more (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 2016

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$5,780.00
Study Abroad Fee$609.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,800.00
Meals$1,100.00
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 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.

Program Application Deadline
Most Summer Programs Mar 1


Returnees Information
College Year in Athens

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.

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