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  • Locations: Athens, Greece
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Webster University 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2025 03/15/2025 ** 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.
Program Description:

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Study in the birthplace of Western Civilization 
Webster University’s ‘Odyssey in Athens’ program offers students the opportunity to explore and study historic sites in Greece while studying the region’s rich history and culture. With its extraordinary artistic, intellectual and cultural heritage, Athens is richly endowed with resources for study and experiential learning. The museums at the Acropolis and the ancient Agora are within minutes of the Athens Campus facilities. Cultural events including concerts, theater, gallery exhibits, and sporting events, are an integral part of life in this bustling, cosmopolitan city at the confluence of Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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Location, Housing, and Student Life 

Plaka, Athens  
Webster Athens is located in the heart of central Athens, footsteps from Plaka, the historic section of Athens at the foothills of
the Acropolis.                                    

Student Housing
Students at Webster Athens live in campus-provided apartments in the Plaka district of Athens. Webster Athens housing facilities are clean, comfortable apartments, very conveniently located within a 2-5-minute walk to campus. Everything students could need: banks, post offices, grocery stores, cafés, restaurants, souvenir stores, access to public transit, and the main shopping district in Athens - Ermou Street - are all within a 5-minute walk from the apartments. Students will find themselves spending their evenings enjoying a meal or walking the magical moon-lit paths below the Acropolis.

Student apartments are fully furnished with a shared refrigerator, stove, washing machine, cooking utensils, pots, pans, dishes, AC, and ADSL wireless high-speed internet service. Each student is provided with a single bed, desk, chair, and closet. Students can choose single or double accommodations.

Student Life
Webster Athens is deliberate about creating an environment that enhances learning. The vibrant and diverse campus offers sports, cultural, social, and volunteer opportunities. On-site staff can help you make the most of being in Athens with information on the local area, activities, and events across the city.

Excursions are an integral part of Odyssey in Athens. Students have an opportunity to learn first-hand about ancient sites. Mycenea, Epidavros, Meteora, Monemvasia, Sparti-Mystras, and Delphi are a few of our destinations. Students also take
organized trips to the Greek islands.
students in front of acropolis
Webster Athens has a full team of staff on-site who provide support and assistance to the campus community. Student services offices include Academic Advising, Career Services, and Counseling Services. Dina Skias is the Director of Student Affairs & Odyssey in Athens Study Abroad and will be your primary contact while in Greece.?

Learn more about life outside of the classroom by visiting the following pages of the Athens Campus website:
Events and Clubs
Museums of Athens
Webster Athens Facebook

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All courses are taught in English by highly qualified faculty. Students do not need to know Greek to apply. The majority of people in Athens speak English. However, the Greek language course is very popular for study abroad students and helps them learn to communicate in Greek. The Athens campus offers a variety of courses in various disciplines, all of which are available to study abroad students.

Undergraduate students of all majors are welcome to study abroad at Webster Athens even if their major is not offered in full. Webster Athens offers a wide variety of General Education courses and electives. Graduate students enrolled in MBA or International Relations programs can take core classes at the Webster Athens.

Current course listings and special programs can be found here.

Academic Requirements & Registration Guidelines

  • Please note that all course offerings are subject to change. Changes in faculty availability and student enrollment can occasionally result in course cancellations.
  • Students must register for a minimum of 6 credit hours per term or 12 credit hours for the semester locally at Webster Athens. Online courses and independent study courses do not count towards the minimum.
  • All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise indicated.
  • Attendance is expected and required; absences will negatively affect grades. 

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Program Costs

Webster academic tuition scholarships, federal loans, and grants do apply to single-term, semester, and academic year students studying abroad at a Webster campus (not summer). Work-study funding does not apply as students are not able to work while abroad. Also, be sure to check out the available study abroad scholarships. If you have any questions regarding your aid for a study abroad program, please contact your financial aid advisor for additional information.

For non-Webster students, contact your university's financial aid office to confirm how federal and institutional aid may apply. Be sure to ask about available study abroad scholarship opportunities at your home campus. Affiliate students may be eligible for the WINS Travel Award airfare scholarship.

You will find an interactive program cost sheet for the program here under Program Costs.

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