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  • Locations: Athens, Greece
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.0
Maximum Capacity: No cap ICIP Required: No
Housing Options: Student Apartment Community Based Learning: No
Ability to work abroad: No Board: Partial Board
Program Exception Flag: None Program Sponsorship: CYA
Other Requirements: Open to ALL majors Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: Yes
Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:
Athens, GreecePhoto courtesy of Christine Bannan '14:  "Athens: The Collision of Ancient and Modern"

Name: College Year Athens (CYA)
Location: Athens, Greece
Institute founded:  1962
Terms available: academic year; fall and spring semesters
Dates: late August to late May (academic year); late August to mid-December (fall); late January to late May (spring) Start and end dates noted are tentative and subject to change.
Pre-university program: Students may have the option to complete a pre-university language program.
Institution website:
Program website:
Student life/campus activities:
Visa fees:  240 EUR (Students work with CYA for their Greek visa)
Housing deposits: 200 EUR
Registration info: Students must enroll in a Modern Greek language course.
ICIP required: No
Other requirements: Restricted to the following majors:  Architectural Studies, Classics, VAHI, VAST; other majors by appeal to director.  Students going to CYA for the academic year must have completed one year of Greek language coursework.
Catalog*: See Program website, under “Fall/Spring semester courses.”
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.  Please be aware this list is meant to give you an idea of the types of courses available to you at CYA based on what past students have taken. This is NOT a list of classes that are guaranteed to be available to you and you are not limited to the classes on this list. Class offerings change each semester and you can certainly register for classes that you do not see on this list.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on the Holy Cross Registrar’s website:
*Note: Courses are taught in English (except for modern language courses).
All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Jennifer Summerhays, Director of Study Abroad
Phone: 508-793-3057
Office:  Smith 219


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.