Step into a land alive with history and warm hospitality. Greece is famous for its history, nature, and sunny weather. Democracy and ideas central to Western Civilization can trace their origin to ancient Greece and their spirit can be felt today. The lasting Greek influence on politics, art, science, and philosophy that are mixed with a vibrant Greek culture makes the country an ideal study abroad destination! Any student will be captivated by Greece’s storied past, while getting to know the country as is it today: A hub of rich cultural experiences filled with friendly people and countless adventures.
Surrounded by the sea, Greece’s long coastline boasts beautiful beaches and hundreds of islands. While students will get a chance to soak up some sun, your time in Greece will be more immersive than just a vacation. By attending high school in Greece, you’ll get to know what it’s like to be a Greek teenager and family member – something you would not be able to achieve as a tourist. At home, students will spend time with their host family and community. You’ll learn customs, traditions, and dive into learning the Greek language.
The Greek word kefi is used to describe being joyful, spirited, and having a general love of life. Capturing this feeling is at the heart of Greek culture, and you’re bound to come by moments of kefi throughout your exchange!