Airport arrivals, settling into new apartments, making new friends, finding your way to and from the Athens Center, exploring our local square, Plateia Varnava, ordering your first gyro and taking part in what seem like hundreds of possible activities… More
Arguably the most vibrant time of the year, Carnival has finally arrived!
This year, carnival ends on 'Clean Monday', 19th February.
The city annually offers multiple, daily events ranging from the re-enactment of traditions to concerts and musical… More
Sonia studied at the Arcadia in Athens in the Spring of 2009 as a sophomore before returning to Claremont McKenna College to complete her junior and senior years. Her time in Greece was key to her overall growth and development into who she is today.… More
The refugees in Greece, caught now for nearly two years in the impasse of a closed border, have had to reimagine, yet again, their future in Europe. In March 2016, Macedonia, Slovenia and Croatia closed their borders with Greece effectively trapping tens… More
Recently, two Athenian Arcadians took part in a conference hosted by one of our partner institutions. Dr. Joanna Simos, Assistant Director, Experiential Education, and Dr. Nicholas Rossis, faculty, presented at Mission Responsible: The Future of Education… More