For the student seeking a unique study abroad site in Greece, the American College of Thessaloniki is ideal. 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.

In inspiration, mission, governance and programs ACT resembles the traditional New England colleges upon which it has been modeled. Choose from a wide range of courses in taught in English, including the fields of Hellenic Studies, International Relations, Business, English Language and Literature, Communications & New Media Studies and Computing.

With a student body comprised of fifty percent Greek students and international students from approximately 45 countries around the world, visiting students find a valuable cultural immersion experience at ACT. Student life at ACT is as vibrant as the city around it. Join a wide range of clubs, societies and organizations, an active student government, cultural events, athletics, workshops, volunteer opportunities, field trips and special lectures throughout your time in Thessaloniki. 

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Program Website

Course Description

ACT's Course Offerings page provides a list of sample course offerings at ACT as well as the course lists for upcoming semesters. 

Quick link for Summer 2019 Tentative Course Offerings.

Below is a summary of ACT's academic departments open to ISEP and study abroad students during the summer term. 


ACT's Business Administration program has four main concentrations: Entrepreneurial Management, Marketing, Finance and International Business. All of ACT's courses combine international experience with a local point of view. The Anatolia School of Business accepts students from various countries and blends theory with contemporary market developments.

Humanities, Social Sciences & Psychology:

The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences provides introductory and advanced instruction in all areas of the human sciences, with undergraduate programs of distinction in English and New Media, and International Relations. Teaching and research strengths within the division include: history, politics, and European integration; communication and media, modern literature, and language teaching methodology; psychology; anthropology; social and Greek cultural studies. In addition, the Division offers a solid liberal arts course basis to all ACT’s academic and professional programs.

Technology and Science: 

ACT’s Computing curriculum is a rigorous and challenging program that provides students not only with a theoretical background, but also with the practical skills needed by organizations and companies in all fields. The college’s specialized, state-of-the-art IT facilities and computer labs, the Niarchos Technology Center, the CISCO Networking laboratory, the Microelectronics-Robotics laboratory and a new Fabrication Lab are fully available to students in the program. Students can also participate in the on-campus Makers Society, company visits and faculty-led research projects. 

Website for Course Availability

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American College of Thessaloniki

For the student seeking a unique study abroad site in Greece, the American College of Thessaloniki is ideal. Thessaloniki is the "road less taken," a culturally intact city, small, diverse,...


(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies

    Area Studies, Other

  • Business: Recommended!

    E-Commerce Economics Finance Marketing

  • Computer and Information Sciences Recommended!

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

    Modern Greek Language and Literature

  • History: Recommended!

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

  • International/Global Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • LPR Required
  • 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

Other Academic Conditions

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

Summer: 6 credits  

Enrollment in credits beyond the amount listed above are charged at the discount rate of $333 per credit (price subject to change), payable directly to ACT.

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