•   Study in Thessaloniki, an ancient city on the Aegean Sea, near world-class beaches and famous historic sites

•   A great fit for students looking to fulfill major requirements and electives, ACT offers coursework in English in business, computer science, humanities, and social sciences

•   Explore Athens and Delphi on an included two-night trip, visit the Macedonian Royal Tombs on an included day trip, and join optional activities like hiking, sailing, and scuba diving


Excursions & Cultural Experiences 

Experience hassle-free travel around Greece alongside your ACT classmates! Trips include a two-night excursion to Athens, visits to nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Royal Tombs of the Macedonian dynasty in Vergina and the monasteries of Meteora, and opportunities to explore your host city of Thessaloniki. Students may also join optional activities including hikes on Mt. Olympus, an afternoon of relaxation at the Pozar hot springs or sailing around the Aegean Sea on a private sailboat. 

Housing & Meals

Students live in off-campus dormitories near downtown Thessaloniki and a short bus ride from the ACT campus. The housing locations are well served by the city’s public bus system, and ACT also provides a basic bus service to and from campus once per day. An ACT Residence Assistant (RA) resides at each housing location and is there to help students settle in and get to know Thessaloniki by organizing outings and planning activities. Meals are not included. Students will have access to grocery stores, cooking facilities, and a multitude of dining options with affordable meal choices.

Explore Thessaloniki

For the student seeking a unique study abroad site in Greece, Thessaloniki is the "road less taken," a culturally intact city, small, diverse, youthful, at the crossroads of east and west and the gateway to Southeastern Europe. From the beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear blue waters of the Chalkidiki peninsula, to the snow covered ski resorts and challenging mountain treks, diverse natural wonders are all within a short trip away. Thessaloniki is ideally located to offer the best of both worlds. Most importantly, Thessaloniki is a lively university town with well over 100,000 university students, a vibrant city that invites and welcomes young people from all over the world.

Course Description

Students earn up to 6 U.S. credits during this 5 week program.

Summer 2022 Course Offerings 

Course Descriptions 

Business  Humanities & Social Sciences  Technology & Science
Economics 101: Introductory Macroeconomics  Art History 220: Ancient Greek Art and Architecture Art 130: Introduction in Photography, from the analog to digital era.
Economics 102: Introductory Microeconomics Greek 101: Beginning Modern Greek I Computer Science 130: Introduction to electronics and robotics programming
Finance 201: Financial Management History 232: Thessaloniki: A City and its Inhabitants Computer Science 219: Video Game Design with UNITY and Blender
Marketing 324: E-Marketing  Humanities 209: Topics in Mythology and Religion in the Classical World Nutrition 130: Fundamentals of Human Nutrition
  Humanities 210: Religions of the World Sea Sail 101: Introduction to Sea Sailing
  Politics 101: Contemporary Politics  
  Philosophy 203: Ethics  
  Sociology 101: Contemporary Society  
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(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

    Area Studies, Other

  • Business: Recommended!

    E-Commerce Economics Finance Marketing

  • Computer and Information Sciences Recommended!

    Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation

  • Engineering

    Robotics, and Automation Engineering

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

    Modern Greek Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences

    Nutrition Sciences

  • History: Recommended!

    Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology Ancient Studies/Civilizations

  • International/Global Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Recommended!


  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • LPR Required
  • LPR not required for the following countries: Australia Canada United Kingdom United States
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

All credits and grades are issued in U.S. credits. Enrollment in the following number of course credits per term is included in students' comprehensive ISEP Direct program fee:  

Summer: 6 credits (two courses)

Enrollment in credits beyond the amount listed above are charged at the discount rate of $336 per credit (price subject to change), payable directly to ACT.

Syllabi available upon request

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