Interested in spending a semester abroad? Learn more about Webster University, Athens Campus in Athens, Greece!
Walk on the ancient stones of Athens into a transformed future. Be a part of the "Odyssey in Athens" program. The magic of Greece awaits you. With its extraordinary legacy of theatre, philosophy, art, architecture, medicine, sports, and democratic governance, Greece has shaped the course and character of western civilization. To live and study in the bustling, cosmopolitan city of Athens is both a lesson in the meaning and value of an international perspective and a journey of self-discovery and personal growth.
Odyssey in Athens, the study abroad program hosted by the Athens Campus of Webster University (WUA), is situated in Plaka, directly beneath the Acropolis. It offers upper-level courses in a range of majors including business, communication, psychology, and international relations. Additionally, you can take courses in Greek language, history, and culture. WUA study abroad includes opportunities to volunteer in a variety of settings, including working with refugees and children, and to participate in virtual or in-person professional internships. Click here for more information and a video about the Odyssey in Athens program at WUA.
WUA has a 2.5 minimum GPA requirement.
Semester, year-long, and summer programs available. Fall Semester: late August to mid-December. Spring Semester: mid-January to early May. Summer term: late May to mid-July. Scroll to the bottom of this page for more information.
Course and Subject Offerings
The Webster Athens semester is divided into two 8-week terms (Fall 1 and Fall 2 and Spring 1 and Spring 2). A few classes run the entire semester, but students are likely to choose 1-3 classes each Term, finding a manageable workload balance, for a total of 12 to 15 credits.
Students studying at WUA must enroll in “Community Service Learning,” a course that runs the entire semester. This is a Service-Learning based course with volunteer components.
Large selection of Greek-related courses: Greek Art & Archaeology, Greek Cuisine, Greek Language, Olympics & the Origins.
Click here and select the “Academics” tab for the Course Catalog.
Students live in double bedroom shared apartments. A single room is available at additional cost. The apartments are five minutes walking distance from campus and not far from many ancient sites. Learn more here under the “Location, Housing, and Student Life” tab.
Click here and select the “Academics” tab for information about pre-study abroad opportunities to take virtual courses at WUA.
For information about Events and Clubs (including Community Service), click here and select the “Location, Housing, and Student Life” tab.
Scholarships are available. Click here for a database of scholarships and contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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