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Programs : Brochure

  • Locations: Athens, Greece
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Emory applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
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09/03/2018 12/22/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
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01/21/2019 05/18/2019
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** 09/02/2019 12/20/2019

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Program Description:

Overview

 

Overview

  • College Year in Athens (CYA) places an emphasis on learning beyond the classroom, offering students a hands-on learning experience in the rich history and culture of Greece.
  • Many classes are held on-site or include field trips; they are designed not only to enhance the classroom material but also to give students a deeper understanding of Greece.
  • Students interested in architecture, art history, anthropology, classics, history, political science, and religion may find this program provides a rich environment for their academic pursuits.
CYA
 

Location

 

Location

  • Renowned worldwide for its history, monuments, and museums, the cultural life of Athens is an energizing blend of old and new.
  • Athens is a densely packed city of ancient sites, museums, and a seemingly endless span of modern urban landscapes, ever-changing, and vividly alive all beneath the gaze of the Parthenon one of most important ancient monuments in the Western world.
  • The neighborhood in which CYA is situated is desirable for its central location, proximity to sites, monuments and museums, and its access to the National Gardens and the wooded slopes of Lykavittos Hill.
 

 Dates

Dates

Fall Semester
Early September to mid-December
Spring Semester
Mid-January to mid-May
 

Eligibility

 

Eligibility

 
 

Academics

 

Academics

College Year in Athens (CYA) places an emphasis on learning beyond the classroom, offering hands-on learning experiences in the abundant environment of Greece. Many classes are held on-site adding a new dimension to learning and a global understanding of the subject. Students take four 4-credit courses for a total of 16 credits.

All courses at CYA make use of the Athens itself as a classroom. Courses bring students into direct contact with the local community and invite them to study authentic materials and original artifacts on-site and in some of the world-renowned museums of Athens. The extensive curriculum is complemented by study-travel to key historical sites. The program is carefully designed to enrich classroom material and provide a deeper understanding of Greece.

Emory students are required to take a mandatory language course in Modern or Ancient Greek.

CYA Course Catalog (click on Fall or Spring semester)

Credit and Grade Translation - College Year in Athens (CYA)

 

Housing

 

Housing

Student housing is located within walking distance of restaurants, cafes, and amenities such as laundry. Students can choose from the following program-provided housing options:
 
  • Apartment: housing four or five students - in double and single rooms - and include a common area, a kitchen, bathroom and balcony.
  • Homestay: CYA considers the homestay option as an enrichment of the study abroad experience, an immersion into Greek culture and the Greek family lifestyle, and an opportunity to gain life-long relationships and a second home halfway across the world.
cya housing
 

Cost and Funding

 

Cost and Funding

  • A full description of the program costs and bill procedures is described in the budget sheet at the top of this page
    • Students will be charged regular Emory tuition for participation in the program
  • Students are eligible to carry existing financial aid and scholarships on Emory-approved study abroad programs
  • View study abroad scholarships here
  • When budgeting for the CYA program, be aware that U.S. citizens must appear in person at the appropriate consulate to apply for a student visa. This requirement often entails arranging travel to the student's assigned Greek Consulate prior to studying abroad.
Unique Funding Opportunities for this Program Include: CYA SCHOLARSHIPS  
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Program Resources

 

Program Resources

Check out the College Year in Athens (CYA) website for additional details about courses, housing, scholarships, and more. Visit the Greek Consular Website to determine your designated Consulate.

  CYA Website Greek Consulates Emory Classics Department