The American College of Greece

Introduction

Founded in Smyrna, Asia Minor, in 1875, by missionaries from Boston, Massachusetts, The American College of Greece is the oldest and largest US accredited college or university in Europe. For over 140 years, ACG has been offering transformative education and cultivating a fertile intellectual and cultural collaboration between Greece and the United States.

  • Founded in 1875 in Asia Minor; relocated to Athens in 1923
  • Independent, non-profit, nonsectarian, co-educational institution
  • 64-acre main campus in Athens suburb of Aghia Paraskevi;
  • 27 undergraduate majors; 40 minors; 20 graduate degree programs
  • Over 2,800 graduate and undergraduate students
  • Student/faculty ratio: 17/1 (the ALBA ratio is 10/1)
  • Over 450 international students from more than 67 countries
  • Over 52,000 alumni
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Undergraduate programs validated by the Open University, UK
  • Over €3.5 million in scholarships and financial aid
  • Over 40 partner universities in the US, Europe and Asia offering study abroad and individually tailored programs
  • US Olympic Committee High-Performance Training Center for the 2004 Olympics






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  • English

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Programs

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BA (Hons) in Music and Music Performance

Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

Established in 1989, the Music program is focused on the academic study of music integrated with a creative approach to contemporary performance practices. Music students benefit from outstanding academic resources, music facilities and performance spaces as well as small class sizes and personalized attention from a highly qualified faculty who are dedicated to the educational mission of the program. [+]

BA (Hons) in Music and Music Performance

Established in 1989, the Music program is focused on the academic study of music integrated with a creative approach to contemporary performance practices. Music students benefit from outstanding academic resources, music facilities and performance spaces as well as small class sizes and personalized attention from a highly qualified faculty who are dedicated to the educational mission of the program.

Both program pathways, Music and Music Performance, focus on the development of students’ knowledge and critical understanding of music. Emphasis is given to European music and the study of its repertoires, performance practices, scholarly literature and historical contexts. Students also engage with the creative possibilities offered by new music technologies and develop essential musicianship skills.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Psychology

Campus September 2018 Greece Athens

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and underlying mental phenomena. The field encompasses research, through which students learn fundamental features about human and animal behavior, and practice, in which that knowledge is applied to help solve human problems. [+]

BA (Hons) in Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and underlying mental phenomena. The field encompasses research, through which students learn fundamental features about human and animal behavior, and practice, in which that knowledge is applied to help solve human problems. The Psychology major provides students with a high-quality, well-rounded, challenging education. It encourages analytical and critical thinking, the careful appraisal of evidence and the application of various technical skills. The program tackles a wide range of theoretical issues and practical techniques in psychology and serves as an advantageous springboard for future postgraduate training and a wide range of employment opportunities.... [-]


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BSc (Hons) in Business Administration (Accounting with Finance pathway)

Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

The BSc program in Business Administration major Accounting with Finance equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to build and grow in their careers by providing them with a strong theoretical and technical background, strengthen their interpersonal skills and nurture them in an ethical perspective for solving business problems. [+]

BSc (Hons) in Business Administration (Accounting with Finance pathway)

The BSc program in Business Administration major Accounting with Finance equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to build and grow in their careers by providing them with a strong theoretical and technical background, strengthen their interpersonal skills and nurture them in an ethical perspective for solving business problems.

The program targets students wishing to pursue professional career in Accounting while also preparing them for graduate study in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Business Management.

The program is also appropriate for graduates and professionals looking to enhance and update their quantitative and qualitative skills in financial analysis and cost management and expand their professional horizons either as tax and internal control consultants or financial managers in international or local corporations.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship Management pathway)

Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

The Entrepreneurship Management major prepares students for postgraduate education and for careers in entrepreneurship, and in other related fields, in a challenging world of competition, rapid technological change, increased complexity and globalization. This program encourages critical thinking and provides students with the opportunity to develop a wide range of business, practical and transferable skills that will allow them to perform effectively in all entrepreneurial endeavors and in a variety of corporate settings. [+]

BSc (Hons) in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship Management pathway)

The Entrepreneurship Management major prepares students for postgraduate education and for careers in entrepreneurship, and in other related fields, in a challenging world of competition, rapid technological change, increased complexity and globalization. This program encourages critical thinking and provides students with the opportunity to develop a wide range of business, practical and transferable skills that will allow them to perform effectively in all entrepreneurial endeavors and in a variety of corporate settings.

What You Will Study

The Entrepreneurship Management major will appeal to students interested in starting, operating and growing their own businesses or others interested in working for corporations led by growth and innovation. Some of the topics studied in this major include: new venture creation, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship, leadership, family business management, enterprise growth, digital marketing for entrepreneurs, public relations, and entrepreneurial finance.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Business Administration (International Business pathway)

Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

The IBEA program was launched in 2004 and is the first program of its kind in Greece; it introduced modules related to the study of business in the European Union combined with a strategic approach to studying multinational corporations. IBEA students develop critical insights into the world of international and European business and the strategies available to firms conducting business internationally. [+]

BSc (Hons) in Business Administration (International Business pathway)

The IBEA program was launched in 2004 and is the first program of its kind in Greece; it introduced modules related to the study of business in the European Union combined with a strategic approach to studying multinational corporations. IBEA students develop critical insights into the world of international and European business and the strategies available to firms conducting business internationally. The program equips students with appropriate skills and knowledge to succeed in a competitive and challenging global environment. Graduates of the program are much sought after by multinational, regional, and high-profile Greek companies. The IBEA program attracts students from different countries, who enrich the cultural and academic distinctiveness of the department through their diverse ethnic and social backgrounds and experiences.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Environmental Studies

Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

Deree– The American College of Greece is the first independent educational institution in Greece to introduce an Environmental Studies program. Launched in fall 2010, the program aims to develop students’ understanding of the root causes and multiple dimensions of environmental problems (ecological, social, economic and political) as well as options for effectively addressing these problems in an increasingly complex world. [+]

BSc (Hons) in Environmental Studies

Deree– The American College of Greece is the first independent educational institution in Greece to introduce an Environmental Studies program. Launched in fall 2010, the program aims to develop students’ understanding of the root causes and multiple dimensions of environmental problems (ecological, social, economic and political) as well as options for effectively addressing these problems in an increasingly complex world.

The program provides students with the theoretical knowledge and skills to:

enter the professional world and pursue careers related to environmental issues become environmentally informed and socially responsible citizens, and undertake graduate studies in environmental fields. What You Will Study: An Interdisciplinary Program ... [-]

BSc (Hons) in International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

The International Tourism and Hospitality Management (ITHM) major is designed to provide students with the specialized knowledge and deep understanding required for a career in the international tourism and hospitality industry or to pursue a post-graduate degree in the field. [+]

BSc (Hons) in International Tourism and Hospitality Management

The International Tourism and Hospitality Management (ITHM) major is designed to provide students with the specialized knowledge and deep understanding required for a career in the international tourism and hospitality industry or to pursue a post-graduate degree in the field.

What You Will Study

Students begin their studies by selecting general education courses during their first year. They attend required and optional courses in their major field according to a structured program. They are exposed to a wide variety of tourism and hospitality theories and concepts. ITHM students have the opportunity to link academic theory to industry practice early in their studies through internship placement, an integral component of the ITHM curriculum.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time September 2018 Greece Athens

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is intended to produce graduates who are equipped with both expertise and comprehensive competencies in logistics and supply chain management enabling them to address pressing issues in all kinds of organizations, whether service or manufacturing, profit or not-for-profit, domestic or global, large corporate enterprises or entrepreneurial ventures. [+]

BSc (Hons) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is intended to produce graduates who are equipped with both expertise and comprehensive competencies in logistics and supply chain management enabling them to address pressing issues in all kinds of organizations, whether service or manufacturing, profit or not-for-profit, domestic or global, large corporate enterprises or entrepreneurial ventures. Studies in logistics and Supply Chain Management provide a setting for students to get acquainted with logistics, supply chain management, business-to-business, and operations management related topics. The program is designed for students interested in the challenges and opportunities of designing, operating, and improving effective and efficient supply networks, as well as those who want to pursue a career in a variety of related corporate structures, from small-to-medium size enterprises to large multinational firms.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Shipping Management

Campus September 2018 Greece Athens

The BSc (Hons) Shipping Management is intended for students interested in gaining comprehensive insight into shipping management and the shipping industry. The program offers students a solid foundation and in-depth understanding of the shipping sector. At the same time, it provides students with a set of skills and tools that will enable them to adapt quickly and to thrive in any environment. [+]

BSc (Hons) in Shipping Management

The BSc (Hons) Shipping Management is intended for students interested in gaining comprehensive insight into shipping management and the shipping industry. The program offers students a solid foundation and in-depth understanding of the shipping sector. At the same time, it provides students with a set of skills and tools that will enable them to adapt quickly and to thrive in any environment. Given the highly competitive and complex nature of the shipping industry, it is essential for prospective maritime professionals to have the necessary knowledge and expertise that will distinguish them from others working in the industry. In this context, the program in Shipping Management combines academic knowledge with market practices, preparing students for a prominent career in this challenging industry.... [-]