Our unique study abroad programs are designed to afford college students a rich cultural
experience in the birthplace of Western civilization and democracy while taking accredited,
upper-level courses in their chosen fields of study.
Students study alongside Greek and other international students, a feature which distinguishes
our programs from other study abroad programs and facilitates the process of cultural
The study abroad programs are based in the facilities of Webster Athens in the heart
of downtown Athens, footsteps away from Plaka, the historic section of Athens at the
foothills of Acropolis. Two buildings house classrooms, a student center, library,
computer lab, and administrative offices. With its extraordinary artistic, intellectual
and cultural heritage, Athens is richly endowed with resources for formal study and
experiential learning. The museums of the Acropolis and the ancient Agora, as well
as the National Archeological Museum, the Cycladic Museum, and the Benaki Collections
are within minutes of the facilities of Webster Athens. Cultural events including
concerts, recitals, dance and theatre, as well as international trade shows, conferences
and symposia, public lectures, gallery exhibits, sports events and marathons, are
an integral part of life in this bustling, cosmopolitan city at the confluence of
Europe, Asia and Africa.
Learn more about the Top Ten Reasons to Study Abroad with Odyssey in Athens and about the Bicentennial Anniversary & Celebrations of the 1821 Greek Revolution on the Odyssey in Athens Bi-Annual Newsletter - January 2021 - Vol 1 Issue 1.