Study Abroad in Greece with Arcadia University

Greece Visa Information
Schengen Visa Application Instructions

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How To Complete the Application

Please follow the numbered steps when completing your Schengen Visa. All instructions that are written below in CAPTIAL LETTERS should be entered on the visa application exactly as they appear.

The Visa Application can be found at this website.  

  1. Surname: last name
  2. Maiden name: If married, name at birth
  3. First name: first name as it appears on your passport
  4. Birth date: (1984-19-08) [year-date-month] Europeans reverse the day and the month so please follow this format.
  5. ID #: Social Security Number
  6. Place and Country of Birth: City, State and Country of birth
  7. Nationality: country of citizenship
  8. Nationality at Birth: country of citizenship at birth
  9. Sex: gender
  10. Marital Status: selection one
  11. Father’s Name: Father’s full name
  12. Mother’s Name: Mother’s full name
  13. Type of Passport: NATIONAL PASSPORT
  14. Passport #: listed in passport
  15. Issued by: listed in passport
  16. Date of Issue: listed in passport
  17. Valid until: listed in passport
  18. N/A (not applicable in most cases)
  19. Current Occupation: STUDENT
  20. University name, address and #:
    ARCADIA  UNIVERSITY
    450 S. EASTON ROAD
    GLENSIDE, PA 19038
    215-572-2901
  21. Destination: ATHENS, GREECE
  22. Type of Visa: LONG STAY
  23. Visa: INDIVIDUAL
  24. Number of entries: MULTIPLE
  25. Duration of Stay: determined by individual length of stay
  26. Other visas: N/A (not applicable in most cases)
  27. N/A (not applicable in most cases)
  28. Previous stays in other Schengen states: determined by individual travel history
  29. Purpose: select “Other”: FULL-TIME IN A UNIVERSITY STUDY ABROAD SEMESTER PROGRAM
  30. Date of Arrival: program start date
  31. Date of Departure: program end date
  32. Border of Entry: group flight participants list GREECE, non-group flight participant indicate country of entry
  33. Means of Transportation: AIRPLANE/FLIGHT
  34. Name: ARCADIA CENTER FOR HELLENIC, MEDITERRANEAN & BALKAN STUDIES AND RESEARCH – JAN SANDERS
      Full address: EMBEDOKLEUS 26
      116 36 ATHENS, GREECE
      Telephone: (011-30) 210-752-5318
      E-mail address:SANDERS@ARCADIA.EDU
  35. Who is paying?
    MYSELF AND HOST COMPANY- ARCADIA UNIVERSITY/CENTER FOR HELLENIC, MEDITERRANEAN AND BALKAN STUDIES AND RESEARCH
  36. Means of Support: CASH/TRAVELER’S CHECKS/CREDIT CARDS AND OTHER: ARCADIA UNIVERSITY
  37. Spouse’s information: if un-married, leave blank
  38. (spouse's information, continued)
  39. (spouse's information, continued)
  40. (spouse's information, continued)
  41. (spouse's information, continued)
  42. (spouse's information, continued)
  43. For EU citizens only
  44. Your Personal Information:
  45. Put your permanent address and telephone number.
  46. (personal information, continued)
  47. (personal information, continued)
  48. Sign and Date the form. [year-date-month]

DON'T FORGET!
Prepare a copy of the photo page of your passport to submit with your application. 

Do not visit the Consulate without this application and the other requirements (above) as the Consulate will not accept your application and you will have to make a new appointment and try again. This will delay the process.

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