Semester Exchange - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Semester Exchange - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the second biggest university of Greece in number of students (following the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). The idea of establishing a University in Greece emerged alongside with the Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, officially founded in April 14th, 1837, is the first University not only of Greece but both the Balkan peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Country: Greece, Europe
Program Dates: Winter semester : September - February, Spring Semester : February - July
Type of program: Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: Modern Greek, English
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website University of Athens

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have nomination from Macquarie University
  • Meet English or German language requirement for non-native speakers

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online

Important notes:

Application Fee: No fee

Payment Options: No fee

Logistics Fees: No fee

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas.  

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

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Summary
 The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is the second biggest university of Greece in number of students (following the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). The idea of establishing a University in Greece emerged alongside with the Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, officially founded in April 14th, 1837, is the first University not only of Greece but both the Balkan peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Area of study
Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Full offers only

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Greek, Arts, History, Exchange, Athens, Greece

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$1,500

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://mqedu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6xtWaFwZoUxHDQ9

Closing dates URL
http://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/muis/vcis-closing-dates

Level of study
Undergraduate

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