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Differentiate your resume and get class credit while you study abroad. Along the way, you’ll attend prestigious universities, enjoy career-accelerating experiences, and immerse yourself in Greece’s language, lifestyle and culture.

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Study in Athens, Greece with API

Destination Overview

Study abroad with API in historic Athens, Greece! Comprised of over 200 islands, Greece is known for its stunning coastlines, crystal blue water, and ancient wonders at every turn. Immerse yourself in ancient civilization, explore iconic landmarks, and discover the roots of modern society!

Walk in the footsteps of famous Aristotle, Alexander the Great, and Socrates while exploring iconic landmarks like the Acropolis and Parthenon for an unparalleled educational experience. Athens offers students a perfect balance of history around every corner along with coursework in English for majors like Business, Engineering, Music, Psychology, and Greek cultural studies.

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Athens, Greece
Why Athens
  • The capital city of Greece, Athens offers incredible historical landmarks like the Acropolis, Parthenon, and Ancient Agora, which provide a unique opportunity to explore and understand ancient Greek culture and its profound influence on the modern world.
  • With numerous universities and colleges in the city, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and diverse student community and have a chance to connect with fellow students from various backgrounds and cultures.
  • Athens’ temperate Mediterranean climate allows for outdoor activities year-round, from exploring archaeological sites to enjoying the beautiful coastline and nearby islands.
  • Greek cuisine is renowned worldwide for its flavors and freshness. Indulge in delicious traditional dishes and explore local markets and tavernas.
  • Compared to many other large European cities, Athens offers a relatively affordable cost of living, allowing you to make the most of your study abroad experience without breaking the bank.
  • Athens serves as an excellent base for exploring Greece’s beautiful destinations, such as the stunning beaches of the Greek islands and historical sites like Delphi and Olympia.
  • Greeks are known for their warm hospitality and friendly nature. You’ll have the opportunity to build lasting relationships, create lifelong memories, and feel at home in this culturally rich city.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

API is committed to providing enriching international experiences to its participants. We believe in the importance of promoting acceptance, dignity, and respect among people of all backgrounds. API demonstrates its commitment to inclusiveness by providing affordable and accessible programs, offering individualized support, and conducting ongoing diversity education and training for all API staff. No matter who you are or where you come from, API will support you during your journey abroad.

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“This has been the most incredible experience of my life and I would not have enjoyed my time nearly as much if it weren’t for all that API has done for me! I can’t believe I got so lucky in picking the best study abroad program.”

~Bailey J.
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