Open to Pitzer students only.
Program Title: College Year in Athens
Location: Athens, Greece
College Year in Athens
Preference is given to Classics Majors. Students must be in good standing at Pitzer College. Preference is given to juniors and first semester seniors but qualified sophomores are eligible if space is available.
General preparation options include Comparative Politics, Intercultural Communications, Introduction to International/Intercultural Studies, and Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology.
Students must first apply through Pitzer’s Office of Study Abroad and International Programs. If approved by Pitzer, students will then be asked to complete the College Year in Athens (CYA) applications.
Fall semester: Late August to mid-December
Spring semester: Late January to mid-May
Students must take at least one Classics course and Modern Greek.
Modern Greek is offered at the beginning, intermediate and advanced level.
Students may choose from a variety of subjects. Course options include Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Classics, History, Modern Greek and more.
College Year in Athens Fall Courses
College Year in Athens Spring Courses
Students will take four CYA courses which is equivalent to 4.0 Pitzer course credits.
Housing and Board Options
Students may live in furnished CYA apartments with other CYA students. If living in an apartment, CYA provides a buffet lunch Monday through Friday. Pitzer provides an allowance for breakfast and dinner Monday through Friday and for all weekend meals. A limited number of homestays may also be available. Pitzer encourages students to explore the homestay option.
Interested and eligible students should consult with Professor Michelle Berenfeld, Associate Professor of Classics at Pitzer College.