Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 3,592 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Greece.
Academic year: September – June
Major school holidays/break: Mid-December – early January, two weeks in April for Greek Orthodox Easter
Major exam period(s): High School: May - June; University: January, February and September
Three years of English language classes are required for all Greek high school students, as well as an additional two years for university students.
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 - 5 years
Language of instruction in universities: Greek
Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate