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Study Abroad in Greece

Updated: Feb 25, 2022

Interested in spending a semester abroad? Learn more about Hellenic American University in Athens, Greece!

The Athens Campus of Hellenic American University (HAU) is located walking distance from the Acropolis, Parliament, ancient Greek and Roman agoras, and the first modern Olympic stadium. Greece, the birthplace of democracy and cradle of western civilization, offers extraordinary opportunities for a rich study-abroad experience. Athens is also a vibrant modern metropolis that remains affordable, safe, and friendly. Studying abroad with HAU offers you the opportunity to take a variety of courses and customizable internships.



  • HAU has a 3.00 minimum GPA requirement.

  • Semester, year-long, and summer programs available.

  • Fall semester: Early September to mid-December. Spring Semester: late January to mid-May.

Course and Subject Offerings

  • We highly encourage students to take the course “Athens Across the Ages.”

  • Arts & Humanities (Art Appreciation, Athens Across the Ages, Creative Writing, Greek Drama, World History)

  • Business Administration (Accounting, Economics, Finance, Hospitality Event Management, HR Management, Marketing, Management)

  • Engineering (Electronic Design, Engineering Mechanics, Network Fundamentals)

  • English Language & Literature (Introduction to Literature/Poetry, Literary Theory, Shakespeare, The Short Story)

  • Foreign Languages (Arabic, French, Greek, Spanish)

  • General Education Core (Critical Thinking, Public Speaking, Sustainable Planet)

  • Informatics (Programming Concepts, Data Structures & Algorithms, Operating Systems)

  • Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Studies (Values, Ethics, and Social Responsibility)

  • Mathematics (College Calculus, Probability and Statistics)

  • Music (Music Theory, Ear Training, Piano Studio, Lessons on voice or instruments by special arrangement)

  • Psychology (Abnormal, Cognitive, Developmental, Experimental, Health, Social)

  • Science with Lab (Human Biology, Introduction to Biology, General Chemistry, Physics)

  • Social Sciences (Principles of Sociology, Social Policy, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, Sustainable Community Development)

  • For Academic Calendar and Schedule of Classes, click here.



Although Hellenic American College is not a residential college, the Office of Student Services can help students find reasonably priced accommodations in the city, generally in off-campus

modern apartments (shared room or single room) within walking distance of campus. Learn more here.


General Information

Click here for information about Extracurricular Opportunities. []

The Politis program aims to empower its students to become responsible, pro-active, creative, and innovative citizens, who will work toward achieving solutions to community problems. Click here for more information.



Scholarships are available. Click here for a database of scholarships and contact


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