Greece – American College of Thessaloniki
International Student Guide
If you are a 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.
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Greek Cultural Immersion
With a student body comprised of 50% Greeks and international students from approximately 30 countries as well as a plethora of community outreach opportunities, visiting students find a valuable cultural immersion experience at American College of Thessaloniki. To see more about one student's experience in this program, watch her entry to the 2012 Student Diplomat Video Contest.
American College of Thessaloniki is the only NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) - accredited academic institution in Northern Greece.
Vibrant Student Life
American College of Thessaloniki is a warm, welcoming and active community that offers students the chance to explore and develop through a wide range of workshops, clubs, field trips and volunteer opportunities.
Cultural & Historical Exploration
Students visit the birth place of Alexander the Great, Orthodox Monasteries dating from the 12th century, the beautiful beaches of Halkidiki and of course the enchanting city of Thessaloniki.
Strong Support Services
The International Programs Office has staff dedicated to assist students with all their needs. Pre-departure, there is staff in the American College of Thessaloniki Boston office to answer questions and provide students with the support they need. Once students arrive in Greece, staff orients them with the campus and life in Thessaloniki and provides information on co-curricular opportunities and ways to engage with Greeks outside of the classroom. American College of Thessaloniki even provides an on-site doctor in the event of health issues.