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The College Year in Athens experience allows students to gain a greater understanding of ancient, medieval and modern Greece and the surrounding region. The program of studies juxtaposes the history and contributions of ancient Greece with the Greece of today. This programs is well suited for classics, archeology, and other liberal arts majors.


Area(s) of Study

  • Art History
  • Government
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Philosophy
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Latin
  • Religious Studies
  • Geography
  • Humanities
  • Liberal Arts
  • Undergraduate Studies

Sponsored by College Year in Athens - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

Students can take content courses in English as well as Greek and Latin. For the summer program, students must complete two consecutive 4-week sessions. See the link below for summer courses; CYA website for semester courses. It is strongly recommended to take a Greek language course while in a program, but it is not required.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Greek


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Students are housed in apartments with a roommate. Apartments include amenities. For more information, see the CYA housing page link below.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Additional program fee information can be found on the CYA's website. Check for the exact application deadlines with CYA - classes fill up, apply early.


- Spring
  • Program: February 15, 2023 to May 11, 2023
  • Instructional: February 15, 2023 to May 10, 2023
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2022
- Summer Whole
  • Program: May 20, 2024 to July 20, 2024
  • Instructional: May 20, 2024 to July 20, 2024
  • Final Deadline: March 15, 2024
- Fall
  • Program: September 2, 2024 to December 20, 2024
  • Instructional: September 4, 2024 to December 19, 2024
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2022
  • Final Deadline: April 1, 2024

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Julia Pfeiffer

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Academic Credit
Visa Information
Cost of Living
Information Session
Information Session

Next Step

1) View mandatory advising videos Explore: Education Abroad 101 and Explore: Regional. Attend a live Q&A with questions. 2) View the Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application, see Get Started link below & apply to UT and CYA! Videos, Q&As listed at

Program information above is subject to change