Athens and Harokopio University

Athens and Harokopio University is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences in Athens, Greece.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters:

Winter Semester (Beginning of September – mid of February) 

Spring Semester (mid of February – end of August) 

For more detailed information, click here.


Language requirements: B1 in Greek or B2 in English (see CEFR). 


Areas of study open to exchange students


Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Most of the Bachelor courses are in Greek. Most of the Master courses are in English. 

Housing assistance

Athens and Harokopio University does not provide on-campus accommodation. The National Youth Organization ( ) is responsible for applying for residence in dormitories.

You can also find housing via the studyingreece website of the ESN Greece website

Estimated living costs per month
  • Meal, inexpensive restaurant    10.00 €    
  • Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, Three-course    35.00 €
  • One-way ticket (local transport)    about 1.50 €
  • Monthly pass local transport (regular price)    30.00 €
  • Basic utilities (electricity, heating, water, garbage) for 85m2 Apartment    about 140.00 €
  • Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult    about 25.00 €    


Number of places available

Two places per semester.