This program will challenge you to step out of your comfort zone and experience the full mosaic of Greek culture. Become an active participant in the Greek community and learn about this complex country through experience - from its prominent international position at the forefront of global issues such as migration and economic change, to its rich cultural and historic contributions to society.
Experience life as a Greek - new perspectives, cultural insight, community life, the realities of migration, local and global economic debate and of course, survival Greek language. You’ll enjoy mixing academic learning with experiential learning in the streets and neighborhoods of Athens. You can even gain work experience during your time abroad by adding an Internship to your program.
You'll select one Cornerstone Course out of two options:
- The Greek Key: Combine 5 weeks of Greek language learning with faculty walks of Athenian neighborhoods that utilize the city as your classroom, studying both the visible and invisible culture of Athens.
- Work in Thought & Action - Cornerstone Course for Internship Students: Work at an Internship Placement for 6-8 hours per week, enjoy seminars to discuss and reflect on work experiences and complete an academic term project based on independent research and workplace experience.