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  • Locations: Athens, Greece
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/08/2018 05/12/2018
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsor: Partner Program Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs): 9 - $8,000 Fee
Areas of Study: Art, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classics, Communications, Education, European Studies, Film, History, International Business, International Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Math, Music, Philosphy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre, Theology Program Type: Internship Abroad, Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Housing Type: Apartment
Program Description:

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Athens, Greece
  • Earn up to 15 credits per semester studying abroad in Athens; no previous Greek language study is required.
  • Live in the American College of Greece's beautiful residence complex.
  • Choose an Intensive Program (fall quarter) or a Full Curriculum Program (fall/spring semesters); a not for credit On-Campus Internship is available for students with a 3.0+ GPA (fall/spring semesters).
  • Students with a 3.5+ GPA are eligible to apply for the International Honors Program.
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as walking tours, museum and gallery visits, Greek dancing lessons, sports activities and more; volunteer opportunities are also available.
  • Day trips included in the program fee include a visit to Ancient Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo and a visit to Nafplio and Palamidi Castle.
  • Optional excursions include a trip to Cape Sounion ($95), home of the Temple of Poseidon, and a 3-day visit to Rome, Italy ($695).
  • An 2-night tour of London, England, is included for students on the AIFS Flight Package.
  • Tuition and transcripts provided by the American College of Greece (ACG).
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
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.
 
     
 

 




SPU Partner Program: Tier 9

This is an SPU Partner Program. These programs are in partnership with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support, and have been in long standing partnerships with Seattle Pacific University. All Partner Programs are eligible for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid. 
 
Cost: Tier 9

For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the cost of the program, a program fee may be charged in addition to SPU tuition. For additional program fee information, see Partner Program Cost

Aid eligibility includes SPU grants and scholarships, federal, state, and local financial aid for SPU Partner Programs.
What's Included:
  • Tuition 
  • Housing
  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. 
  • Pre-departure resources 
  • Sports facilities
  • Excursions and day trips including day trips to Ancient Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo, a Greek Island day trip to one of the small picturesque islands near Athens such as Hydra, Spetses, Poros or Aegina. 
  • Cultural and social activities including walking tours, museum and gallery visits, Greek dancing lessons, sports activities and traditional Greek meals
  • Resident Director and student services support staff 
  • American College of Greece services 
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

What's Not Included: 
  • Airfare
  • Meals
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • $300 non-refundable administrative fee will be due as part of your SPU application and considered your commitment to the program. As SPU has a capacity of 50 students per year for Partner Programs, this fee would be refunded if your application was submitted after we reached capacity.
Additional Costs to Consider:
  • Provider application fees and deposits (if applicable)
  • Passport
  • Visa or residency permit (when applicable)
  • Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at studyabroad@spu.edu.

For more information, contact SPU Study Abroad