Odyssey in Athens
The University of Indianapolis Athens(UINDY) hosts our Odyssey in Athens study abroad program. It is a unique program designed to afford college students a rich cultural experience in the birthplace of Western civilization. You can take accredited courses in your chosen fields of study alongside Greek and other international students.
Odyssey in Athens is based in the facilities of the University of Indianapolis Athens- in the popular area known as Plaka- at the base of the Acropolis. With its extraordinary artistic, intellectual and cultural heritage, Athens is richly endowed with resources for formal study and experiential learning. The museums at the Acropolis and the Ancient Agora, as well as the National Archaeological Museum, the Cycladic Museum, and the Benaki collections are within minutes of the University's facilities. Cultural events including concerts, gallery exhibits, dance and theatre are an integral part of everyday life. The spirit, energy and thought of the Greeks is evident wherever you go in this city!
There is a $1000 scholarship available to CUNY students who attend both our Winter program AND UINDY's Spring program: Odyssey in Athens.
For more program information, click here!
Student Housing: Students have an opportunity to be independent by living in shared furnished apartments in the Plaka area - just a couple of minutes from the facilities of Odyssey in Athens.
Curriculum: The Odyssey in Athens curriculum is unique in that it offers a diverse variety of accredited upper-level courses. With over 39 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs available, students can continue their programs of study and earn college credit which transfers back to their home school. All courses are taught in English by distinguished faculty from the US and Europe. For a complete list of all courses offered, please refer to our webpage.
Excursions: Excursions are an integral part of Odyssey in Athens. Students have an opportunity to learn first hand about ancient sites. Mycenea, Epidavros, and Delphi are a few of our destinations. Students may also take organized trips to the Greek islands. The cost of university-organized group travel is fully covered by the program fees! Travel within Greece is easily available from Athens at a relatively low cost.
Admissions Policies and Procedures: Odyssey in Athens accepts applications from students in good standing at their home institutions who are eager to learn about the landscape, culture, and people of Greece. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply for our semester or year-long program. Enrollment is for a single semester (up to 15 undergraduate credits or 6 graduate credits) or a full academic year(up to 36 credits). Deadline for admission are June 15th (for full year and fall semester) and November 15th (for the spring semester).
Expenses: The Odyssey in Athens program fee includes tuition, housing, orientation, group excursion costs, student ID, computer lab and library fees transcript and student support services.
It does not include roundtrip airfare, meals, laundry, personal spending, as well as medical/accident/property insurance, textbooks, or independent travel. (Students can expect to spend $120-$150 per week on meals, laundry, entertainment and miscellaneous needs.) For program costs please click here.
Education Abroad Office
Kiely Hall, Room 183
Queens College - CUNY
Flushing, New York 11367-1597
Email: Education Abroad