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Language of Instruction: English Housing: Apartment
Program Length: Academic Year, Semester Program Type: Study Abroad
Class Status: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Description:

Arcadia University in Greece at Athens Center

AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY  |  COURSE INFORMATION  |  HOUSING INFORMATION  |  COSTS |  STUDENT LIFE  | APPLICATION PROCESS  |  STAFF CONTACT



AT A GLANCE/LOCATION
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 are free to choose your four additional courses from our varied liberal arts offerings such as art history, modern political economy, journalism, literature and history. Students interested in Classics often pursue the archaeology, philosophy, and Ancient Greek course options. 

Pre-Requisites for Program/Eligibility

Arcadia requires a 2.5 GPA to be considered for this program.
PROGRAM TERM 

FALL SEMESTER: Early July - Mid November
SPRING SEMESTER:  Late January  - Mid May
ACADEMIC YEAR: Early February - Late June
AREAS OF STUDY 

European Studies
COURSE INFORMATION 

Click here to browse course listings.

 
HOUSING INFORMATION 

In Greece we provide shared apartments in buildings inhabited by Greek families and located outside of the tourist area of Athens in Pangrati. 
Each apartment is self-catering and accommodates 4-5 students, with single and double bedrooms and shared living areas, kitchens, and bathrooms. For more information, click here.

COSTS

1. Administrative Fee: $150


Costs not covered include:
Round-trip airfare, course supplies, personal expenses such as personal travel and museum/site visits, gifts and souvenirs. Unpredictable
currency fluctuations or low enrollment may affect the actual cost of the program.

2. Belmont Tuition:

Students will first pay Belmont tuition. The provider will then charge Belmont for the cost of the program. Belmont will pay for the program using the student's tuition. If the provider program costs more than Belmont tuition, the student will be charged the amount that is above and beyond Belmont tuition. If the provider program costs less than Belmont tuition, the student will only be billed Belmont tuition. 


3. Airfare:  
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel.It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare. 

4. Other: 
  • Meals are not included
  • Visas may require a fee. To read more about visas click here 
  • Optional Arcadia excursions
  • Personal expenses.

STUDENT LIFE
Greece (the Hellenic Republic) is immediately captivating with its big skies, stunning landscapes, cultural treasures and passionate people. As the birthplace of democracy, the Olympic Games and Western Philosophy, Greece is synonymous with ancient heritage, thought-provoking works of art, original political thinking and incredible architecture. It boasts 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Acropolis, the medieval city of Rhodes and the archaeological sites of Delphi, Olympia and Mycenae.

Matched with its stunning coastline dotted with islands, a varied marine life and white sandy beaches, this country has a wealth of attractions, activities and culture to enjoy. Its people are exuberant and laid back with a friendly, welcoming attitude.
APPLICATION PROCESS

Dates and Deadlines

All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
  • Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 1 
How to Apply

1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.

This program has a two-step application process:
 
Step 1) Belmont’s Study Abroad Office application, which requires:
  • Passport photocopy
  • Online questionnaires
  • Signature documents 
Step 2) The Provider application, to be completed SIMULTANEOUSLY with Step 1:
  • You must submit the provider application and all requested documents directly to the provider by the Belmont Abroad Office deadline, regardless of the deadlines set by the provider organization.
  • Instructions for completing the provider application will be provided on your Belmont Abroad Office application. You should contact the provider directly if you have further questions about the application.
  • Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted both the Belmont application and the provider application. 

STAFF CONTACT

Bonnie Marschner  

Office of Study Abroad JAAC 1009
bonnie.marschner@belmont.edu
 

 

Arcadia in Greece

Program Overview

This program will challenge students to step out of their comfort zones and experience the full mosaic of Greek culture. Students will be encouraged to become active participants in the Greek community and to learn about Greek culture through experience.

Students will enroll in one required course but are free to choose the four additional courses they will be taking over the length of the semester.

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 09/01/2019 12/21/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.