Program Details

ACT Study Abroad - Greece offers students a rich academic curriculum at a fully accredited U.S. college and the opportunity to explore one of the world''s great cultures in depth.
Location:
Thessaloniki, Greece
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:

Students may choose from a full, high-quality liberal arts and business curriculum in order to fulfill elective or major requirements at their home institution or may choose to pursue a Greek cultural/historical curriculum. Courses in International Relations, Business, Humanaties and Computer Science are offered in English with a traditional American style learning environment enhanced by the international student body which is more than 50% Greek and international students. 

ACT Study Abroad - Greece offers students a rich academic curriculum at a fully accredited U.S. college and the opportunity to explore one of the world''s great cultures in depth. Students will participate in learning in ACTion components in each class which will allow for involvement in the local community and a full immersion into Greek life and culture. 

The price of the program includes application fee, tuition, housing, full two day orientation program, field trips throughout the semester, academic and other counselling services. Fees are even lower for students attending for more than one semester.

Setting Description:
Thessaloniki is a warm, human scale university town; a historical port with Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Venetian ruins. It enjoys sunshine year-round, and its seaside location lends itself to easy exploration of beaches and islands. The Chalkidiki peninsula, one of Greece''s most beautiful resort regions, is only an hour away.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Several scholarship options may be available to you, please see website for more details.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 9 Reviews

  • The ultimate Greek experience!
    5.0
    12/26/18

    Studying in Greece has always been a dream of mine and I was finally able to make it come true about a year ago in 2017. Living and studying in Thessaloniki was so much more than I could have ever imagined. The food, the people, the culture and the authenticity,

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Studying at ACT
    5.0
    12/26/18

    Studying at the American College of Thessaloniki was transformative. This study abroad program helped me immerse myself in local Greek culture while helping me gain credits toward my major. ACT provided several guided trips for the study abroad program

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Learning in ACT goes beyond the classroom
    5.0
    12/23/18

    During Summer of 2018, I traveled out of the country alone for the first time to Thessaloniki, Greece. I had the sole intention of gaining experience with Computer Science basics before starting classes at my home college but left with much more than

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Study abroad at ACT for an UNFORGETTABLE experience
    5.0
    12/20/18

    When I first arrived at ACT, the first thing I ate was a greek salad. Not being familiar with the traditional greek salad, I was oddly confused on why it was a salad. It was composed of tomatoes, feta cheese, olives, oregano, cucumbers, and onions. There

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A unique opportunity!
    5.0
    12/20/18

    My study abroad experience at ACT in Thessaloniki, Greece has been unlike any other! The amazing exposure to culture and knowledge has helped me become a more aware and engaged individual. I have grown to appreciate my culture and my roots even more,

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • The best experience I could have asked for!
    5.0
    12/13/18

    Studying abroad in Thessaloniki at ACT truly exceeded my expectations. American College of Thessaloniki did a fantastic job making students feel welcome and included in the Greek culture. Whether this was weekend trips to Athens or Mt. Olympus, dinners

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A valuable study abroad experience
    5.0
    12/12/16

    I really enjoyed my time in Greece with ACT. The program provides lots of opportunities to travel and experience life in Greece, including optional organized weekend trips to sightsee or participate in activities like canyoning and scuba diving. This

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Study Abroad at the American College of Thessaloniki!!!
    5.0
    12/06/16

    The American College of Thessaloniki is a great place to study abroad and I would highly recommend anyone to study here. It's location is in the mountains overlooking the city and the Aegean sea. It's a beautiful quaint school with a small community feel.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best 3 Months of My Life
    5.0
    12/01/16

    My time in Thessaloniki was one of the best 3 months of my life. I learned so much about myself and the world through the experiences I had here. Academically, ACT is a little more laid back than my university in the US. If you're self motivated and put

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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