ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece was founded in 1992 and operates under the auspices of the business community, an association of corporations and institutional organizations, currently numbering more than 90 members. ΑLΒΑ strives for excellence, quality and continuous innovation in research and teaching. ALBA offers graduate academic programs, most of which are internationally accredited by AMBA or EFMD. It is the leading Business School in Greece on the basis of career guidance, entrepreneurship education, executive in-house programs at top companies, and the outstanding placement record of its alumni. ALBA’s professors come from the best Universities worldwide such as Yale, London Business School, IMD etc. About 20% of full time students come from countries such as France, India, Russia, Serbia, Nigeria etc. In addition, a steadily growing network of partners across the world through exchange programs gives students the opportunity to build international networks of professional and social contacts, and benefit from the exchange of knowledge, experience and cultural insights.
Students from Harvard Law School, UC Hastings Law School, HHL, India National Law School etc competed each other at the Negotiation Challenge 2013 hosted by ALBA
Every year ALBA offers a number of scholarships to applicants who demonstrate a strong academic performance and/or an excellent professional track. The ALBA Career Office provides world class support to students and alumni. Through personal coaching, more than 10 focused workshops, career panels, job shadowing, internships and countless company visits, students get prepared to seek the best jobs internationally. The annual Career Forum attracts more than 100 recruiters and is the ground for more than 1500 interviews in less than a week. ALBA subscribes and offers to students and alumni all major international recruitment/placement services.
In addition to its academic programs, ALBA offers high-quality executive education in order to meet the needs of large domestic and international corporate clients. These programs range from open enrollment seminars to customized solutions. More than 11000 executives have attended Executive Development Programs at ALBA.
The ALBA alumni body comprises approximately 3.000 distinguished individuals who form a group of young and dynamic managers in the process of building challenging careers, while at the same time enhancing ALBA's reputation in the Greek and international business communities.