Winter Intersession: 3-week-long intensive courses

Budding Archaeologists, Anthropologists, Urbanists, Welcome!

We invite students enrolled in CYA's spring semester who have a serious interest in Archaeology or in Anthropology/Sociology/Urbanism  to come to Athens three weeks before the start of the semester to participate in one of our 3-week long Winter courses. The course will appear on your transcript as a winter intersession course.

1. Excavations at Aixonidai Halai - Voula Field School

Students who participate in the excavation present their findings at an open assembly during the following spring semester.

2. Anthropology of the City - Exploring Modern Athens


Three weeks before the start of spring semester. The 2021 dates are: January 4 -23, 2021.  Students should plan to arrive in Athens by 3:00 p.m. on January 4.  An Orientation session will take place the same evening.

Fees & Application

For students enrolled at CYA for the Spring Semester, participation in a three-week  winter course requires the payment of a tuition fee, while housing in CYA apartments for the additional time in Athens is complimentary.

To apply, please contact the Registrar, Maria Tsahas, at as soon as possible. Space is limited and will be assigned in the order that payment is received.