Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Officially known as the Municipality of Athens (or the City of Athens), it dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence starting somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC. A center for the arts, learning and philosophy, home of Plato’s Academy and Aristotle’s Lyceum, it is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, largely because of its cultural and political impact on the European continent, and in particular the Romans. In modern times, Athens is a large cosmopolitan metropolis and central to economic, financial, industrial, maritime, political and cultural life in Greece. Athens is a global city and one of the biggest economic centres in southeastern Europe. Students can enjoy life in Athens, have a great student life and also be able to have education of great standards. There are numerous museums and theatres to visit and activities to join. Athens is also known for her nightlife. All these can combine a great student life.