CYA News

July 2019

CYA Job Posting - Administrative Support Coordinator

College Year in Athens (CYA) seeks an Administrative Support Coordinator to join our U.S.-based team in Cambridge, MA. The Coordinator provides general administrative support for our recruitment, student and campus relations, finance, and alumni relations teams.

The Coordinator will work closely with the administrators in a small office environment and gain valuable experience across the education abroad and higher education fields.

CYA seeks an enthusiastic employee with initiative, a can-do attitude, and great organizational skills. Our ideal candidate is efficient, detail-oriented, and has previous office and/or customer service experience. Interest or experience in higher education or study abroad is a plus; the role is a great entry into the Education Abroad field. Please note you must have the right to work in the United States to be eligible for this position.

The position is part-time with a target start date of late August 2019. To apply, please submit a resume, a cover letter, and contact information for two references to as soon as possible. Interviews will continue until the position is filled.

CYA is a non-profit educational institution that offers semester, academic year, and summer study abroad programs in Greece. CYA also acts as a provider for faculty-led programs. Established in 1962, CYA was the first study-abroad program in Greece for English-speaking undergraduates. All programs are delivered in English.

June 2019

CYA International Conference: Anscombe at 100

 On the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth Anscombe, one of the most significant philosophers of the twentieth century, the American Catholic Philosophical Association and College Year in Athens successfully organized the International Conference 'Anscombe at 100: on action and living well."

The conference took place in Athens on June 15-16, 2019.

The program brought together leading academics who discussed the work of Elizabeth Anscombe with a focus on exploring how the philosopher understands the differences and connections between theorizing about human action and theorizing about ethics, or living well. 

May 2019

Public Lecture: 'When Kings Read Literature: How Literature Shaped the Ancient World'

We are pleased to invite you to the lecture “When Kings Read Literature: How Literature Shaped the Ancient World” by Martin Puchner, Byron and Anita Wien Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature & Chair of Theater, Dance & Media Harvard University. This public lecture will take place on Wednesday 15 May at 7.00 p.m.

(Daphne & Hatsopoulos Hall, 5 Plateia Stadiou, Kallimarmaro). Read more

CYA at the 2019 NAFSA Conference

We will be exhibiting at the 2019 NAFSA Annual Conference (May 26 - 31)! Please stop by the CYA booth (#530) to say hi and join us athe CYA reception on Thursday 30 May at the National Postal Museum.

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April 2019

SPRING 2019 Workshop on Greek Textual Criticism and Palaeography

This workshop will offer an introduction to textual criticism and Greek palaeography, and will provide students with an understanding of the methodology and sources for the reconstruction of anient literature. It will also offer an insight into transmission of texts from ancient to modern times and the significance of the reconstruction of ancient texts.

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March 2019

CYA at the Forum of Education Abroad

College Year in Athens proudly participates in the 15th Annual Conference of the Forum of Education Abroad that takes place in Denver, on March 27-29, 2019. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Broadening the Circle of Education Abroad’ and its goal is to create a space for shared dialogue to explore the pressing issues of education abroad for today and for the future. Find us at booth number 53!

February 2019

New at CYA - Psychology Courses

 CYA will begin offering Psychology courses starting this fall.

The Biology of Consciousness, a Neuroscience/Psychology course, will be offered in the fall of 2019, taught by visiting faculty Nicholas G Hatsopoulos, Ph.D., a Professor at the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago.

Trauma and the Remaking of the Self will be added to CYA’s course offerings in spring 2020. This course will be taught by Eleni Koukouna, professional psychologist with extensive practice with refugees, migrants, and unaccompanied minors.

December 2018

CYA on the Top 10 Programs of 2018 in

College Year in Athens is on the list of the 10 Best Study Abroad Programs in 2018 compiled by "With a diversity of courses in your reach, you'll leave the program as intelligent and forward-thinking as the historical philosophers and intellectuals you've only read about!"

Read the full article here.


October 2018

CYA 3rd Annual Student Conference – Call for Papers

College Year in Athens is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Student Conference: “The Iconography of Power: Art, Politics, Propaganda & Religion in the Mediterranean across Time.”

The conference will take place in Athens on May 2 and 3, 2019.  CYA students are invited to submit abstracts for papers exploring the various aspects of iconography.