Athens, Greece

While the remains of ancient Athens are still prevalent in the city today, the city is as vibrant as ever. Walk the same streets as the world's greatest philosophers like Plato and Aristotle and gain access to countless museums, ‘tavernas,’ and farmers markets as well as the famous Greek islands 

Contemporary Environmental Issues



Session 3
Oct 29 - Nov 26, 2022


  • Excursions to Aegina and Sounio

  • Explore sustainable solutions to modern environmental issues

  • Access to BCA College

  • Stay in the university district alongside local students

An introduction to contemporary environmental issues; a study of the relationship between humans and the environment, based on an analysis of case studies and with emphasis on sustainable solutions. Selected environmental topics of relevance to modern societies are discussed.
Contemporary Environmental Issues is a science course that is designed for students with little or no background in natural sciences and aims at giving them an understanding of the relationship between humans and the environment and of major environmental challenges today. Students receive an overview of the global environmental picture, understand the complex nature of environmental problems, and learn what they can do to contribute to a more sustainable future. The course examines different environmental topics using a case study approach. It helps create well informed citizens in today’s rapidly changing world. 

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Included Excursions: Aegina and Cape Sounion

An island in the center of the Saronic Gulf, Aegina’s unique architecture, marvelous landscapes, and crystal-water beaches make it a must-see. Back on the mainland, Cape Sounio sits at the southernmost tip of the Attic Peninsula. The Temple of Poseidon is its landmark, a relic from the Golden Age of Athens that overlooks the rolling waves of the Aegean Sea.

Athens American College of Greece

Host: BCA College

BCA College was founded in 1971 and is located in the heart of Athens. It's one of the oldest and largest private universities in Greece.



Just a short walk from the university, apartments typically house two to four program participants of the same gender with double-occupancy bedrooms. You’ll also have access to a shared bathroom, kitchen, and living room.

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