Summer Programs in Greece
Exciting summer courses in a range of topics on sustainability, migration crisis, Mediterranean diet, creative writing, ancient cultures, and archaeological excavating.
A visit to the site of Dion
An optional part of the spring semester field trip to Northern Greece. Each semester CYA students go on 3 field trips to major sites of interest throughout Greece for a total of 12 days of study travel.
Engaged and Engaging Faculty
CYA students have the advantage of being taught by an experienced faculty of experts, most of whom hold doctorates. In addition, they enjoy the easy access to the faculty that CYA's small classes provide.
Getting a Broader Perspective
CYA Students on a spring field trip to the Peloponnese exploring the ruins of the Byzantine city of Mystras situated on the foothills of Mt. Taygetos overlooking Evrotas River valley and the city of Sparta.
Understanding Today's Greece
Many students choose to come to CYA to study and experience first-hand the complex issues challenging Greece and Europe today - the refugee crisis, the euro zone, regional security and others.
Extracurricular Activities
Spring CYA student, Aegean Half Marathon runner, Lily Rogers-Grant with her friends and supporters. Lily finished in an impressive 1 hour 50 minutes!
Experience the Originals
A hallmark of the CYA program is its emphasis on experiential learning. Through faculty led field trips and on-site teaching the students come into immediate contact with the subjects.
Archaeological Fieldwork
CYA has two courses with hands-on archaeological fieldwork. One is a summer program on the islet of Despotiko and the other is a winter intersession program at Aixonides Halai, a site near Athens.