Partner Institution

The Greece Program partners with The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT), which strives to be the premier, internationally-oriented, English-language college of tertiary education in the Balkan region serving to promote both innovative learning and humanitarian values. ACT is a division of Anatolia, a private, not-for-profit educational institution founded in 1886 in Asia Minor and relocated to Thessaloniki in 1924.  ACT offers American-style undergraduate and graduate education, with teaching standards and campus infrastructure unmatched in the region. students who wish to participate in the Greece Program are not required to have any previous Greek language knowledge. All courses are taught in English, with the exception of Greek language courses that may be offered.

College Compatibility in Greece

The Greece Program curriculum is tailored to meet the academic needs and requirements of students in the following colleges.

Please see course offerings by college below:

Bouvé College of Health Sciences
College of Engineering (COE)
College of Science (COS)
Explore Program for Undeclared Students whose primary academic interest lies within one of the above colleges

Please note all courses are subject to change

The 2019 Program Course Description Guide provides a detailed list of all the courses offered as a part of The Program across each of our locations.

Course Logistics

Students will learn more about the host institutions policies and expectations during on-site orientation.

Class Schedule
Please see Academics While Abroad for information on course registration information. You will receive your class schedule when you arrive in Greece.

Most courses will have an E-book uploaded onto the student Moodle account. Instructions will be sent by email prior to arrival in Thessaloniki for accessing Moodle and using E-books. Hard copies are available in local bookstores in Thessaloniki or by ordering online. Textbooks ordered online may be shipped to the hotel address.

Academic Resources Abroad

Below are some of the Academic Resources offered by our partner institution, please see their websites for the most up to date information.

Advising students receive assistance through a variety of channels, including the on-site staff and professors at the American College of Thessaloniki, who hold office hours throughout the semester.

Learning Hub
The ACT Learning Hub is open to all ACT students looking for additional assistance with writing assignments and with the overall development of their language skills in both English and Greek.