The Summer Abroad programs are designed to enrich students’ academic lives by providing an exciting and educational international experience. This will be the sixth year that the University of Toronto has offered a summer course in Greece. For the first time, two courses will be offered in Athens.
Greece 2023: Students can earn a full-year credit in four weeks while living and learning in Athens, Greece’s capital and largest city.
Modern Greek Culture. May 29 to June 24, 2023 (4 weeks)
The course on Modern Greek Culture aims to provide students with a deep understanding of contemporary Greece and will benefit students interested in learning about the continuing Greek contributions to world civilization. Aspects of the Hellenic culture, people, language, food, and traditions will be examined. The course is taught in English and there are no Greek language requirements.
Greece: Global Mental Health. June 26 to July 22, 2023 (4 weeks)
The course on Global Mental Health introduces students to the research, policies, and practice of promoting and improving mental health for individuals, families, and communities worldwide. Topics on mental health will be examined from global perspectives, with guest speakers from around the world who will join the class virtually. As well, mental health in Greece will also be closely examined through class discussions and site visits to community organizations in Greece currently addressing mental health. The course is taught in English and there are no Greek language requirements. Students will earn a full-year Psychology credit
The University of Toronto Summer Abroad Program in Greece 2023 is co-organized and hosted by the College Year in Athens (CYA), a non-profit educational institution established in 1962. CYA emphasizes the importance of learning beyond the classroom to gain a deeper understanding of Greece. Students will be housed close to campus with easy access to the classroom and on-campus facilities and services. More information here