About the Program
This program is open to BBA students with a minimum 2.80 GPA.
Pre-requisites: Statistics 309, credit or registration for Accounting 312 and Business Administration 324. Please note, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
CBHP students:Please note that you cannot obtain honors credit for this program. Explore Entrepreneurship in Costa Rica Maymester, Marketing in in Thailand Maymester, CBHP Management in Buenos Aires and Business Law in Edinburgh for honors credit.
Classes usually take place Monday-Friday (usually 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Students are strongly urged to refrain from making weekend travel plans until receipt of finalized schedule. Absence from class will not be permitted.
FIN 357 - Business Finance - Taught by UT faculty
Questions about this program? Contact Aleksandra Wingate at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees and Tuition
|2021 Program Fee
- For information on scholarships and financial aid, please visit our funding page. Please note that the only opportunity to apply for a Maymester scholarship through BBA International Programs is at the time of program application.
For more information on total costs, including flights, meals, etc., view the Athens study abroad budget.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?
- Weekly cultural excursions
- Welcome and farewell receptions
- Visits to local companies
- 24/7 assistance from on-site staff familiar with language/culture
- Pre-departure sessions
- Re-entry guidance for recruiting
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?
- UT Tuition (3 credits - tuition for Maymester programs is waived for undergraduate students enrolled in at least 12 hours during the Spring semester - no additional tuition will be required)
- Texas Global Fee ($75)
- Overseas insurance
- Local transportation
- Personal expenses (toiletries, shopping, traveling, etc.)
Company visits are an important component of the program. They are designed to provide students with a first-hand look at important local industries and business practices. Company visits will vary on a yearly basis.
Cultural excursions provide students with an opportunity to experience the local environment. Weekly outings, including admission fees, are coordinated on behalf of the group. These events are built into the program and participation at each event is mandatory.
Excursions will vary on a yearly basis. Past excursions include:
- Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
- National Archaeological Museum
- Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion and beach visit
- Delphi Site and Museum
Housing and Transportation
Participants will live in furnished studio apartments with kitchenettes, bathroom, and balcony, located a 5-minute walk from The Athens Centre. The studios will be double or triple occupancy, and students will be able to request a roommate.
Earliest check-in to dorms: Saturday before first class day
Latest check-out from dorms: Saturday after last class day
Participants will book their flights to and from Athens on their own and will arrange their own transportation from the airport to the dorm.
Visa and Passport Information
Passports must be valid for at least 6 months prior to the end of the study abroad trip. Texas Global Passport Services can process passport applications.
U.S. CITIZENS TRAVELING TO ATHENS
U.S. citizens traveling to Athens will not require a visa to study in Greece.
OTHER NATIONALITIES TRAVELING TO ATHENS
Depending on nationality, non-US citizens may or may not require a visa. Please visit the Greece Foreign Ministry website to view requirements for each nationality.
It is the student’s responsibility to research specific requirements for their nationality, and to apply for their visa, if necessary. At the student’s request, we will provide additional program-related documentation to support their visa application, such as an official letter, enrollment status at UT, housing and insurance coverage. Students are also encouraged to request formal documentation of student enrollment status from the UT Registrar's Office and are required to notify Texas Global of their travel plans.