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  • Locations: Athens, Greece
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UNC Charlotte applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/01/2020
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/01/2020
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Affiliate Provider Program, Internship, Volunteer Opportunities Click here for a definition of this term Term of Travel: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Accounting, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Dance, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, Film, Finance, Geography, History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies, International Business, International Public Relations, International Studies, Internship, Journalism, Liberal Studies, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Religious Studies, Science, Sociology, Statistics, Technical/Professional Writing, Theatre and Drama Click here for a definition of this term Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Student Level Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Affiliate Provider: AIFS Housing Options: Shared Apartment
Program Description:

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Athens, Greece
Spend a semester or academic year in Athens, Greece with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester studying at the American College of Greece (ACG). Courses are taught in English.

AIFS in Athens offers an internship program at ACG in areas such as marketing, fundraising or student affairs. ACG also offers a Community Engagement and Service Learning program where students can volunteer in the local community. A Meaningful Engagement Trip is also available for students to spend 2-3 days traveling and volunteering in Greece.

Cultural and social activities include:
  • Walking tours
  • Visits to historical and archaeological sites
  • Cretan food tastings
  • Day trips to Ancient Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo, Nafplio and Palamidi Castle and a visit to a Greek island.
An optional half-day excursion to Cape Sounion and an optional 3-day excursion to Meteora, Thessaloniki and Vergina are also available. A 2-night tour of London is included for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package.
 
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Over 50% of AIFS students receive financial support!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 





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