American College of Greece: Athens - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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  • Location(s): Athens, Greece
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Internship, Graduate Program

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Located in Athens, DEREE The American College of Greece was founded in Smyrna, Asia Minor in 1875 and is Europe’s oldest and largest, comprehensive, U.S.-accredited academic institution and the largest private institute of tertiary education in Gr... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
Based on 10 Reviews
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March 04, 2016 Unforgettable!
To be more independent and open. Yes. - University of Northern Iowa View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with American College of Greece: Semester and Summer Study Abroad in Athens
That people are a lot more important to me then they used to be. People in Greece truly care for each other and I want to make an effort to do the same here. - Augsburg College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with American College of Greece: Semester and Summer Study Abroad in Athens
I learned a lot about a new culture, and how I could use their outlooks on life in my own life. I also learned a lot about myself, gained confidence, and became way more independent than I was when I first arrived. This experience was totally worthwhile. I met some incredibly wonderful people and formed bonds that will last in t... - DeSales University View Entire Review
What I gained / learned from my experience abroad - a different mentality, culture and experience ideas with students from different cultural backgrounds. Yes, it was worthwhile. - American College Greece View Entire Review
The only regret I have is that I wish I had studied a whole year abroad instead of just a semester. This was an opportunity of a life time! The education was great and I can't wait to study/live abroad again - University of San Francisco View Entire Review
I learned to become independent. i learned a lot about myself and also matured a lot. It was definitely worth my time and I would love to study abroad again in a different location - Widener University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with American College Greece: Athens - Direct Enrollment/Exchange
How to get around an unfamiliar place independently, basically just how to live independently. It was definitely worthwhile. - Augustana College - Sioux Falls View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with American College Greece: Athens - Direct Enrollment/Exchange
I gained international understanding and relationships. It was worth it and I would recommend it to everyone to at least do once. - Maryville University of Saint Louis View Entire Review
I learned about the culture, the language, the food, the history, the people. It was beyond worthwhile, and I advise everyone to go. - University of San Francisco View Entire Review
I gained an understanding of the culture while seeing the most incredible historical sites in one of the most ancient lands. - University of Hartford View Entire Review
June 13, 2015 A New Perspective
Culture, a new perspective, definitely worthwhile. - American College Greece View Entire Review
I got a taste of the world, and it was amazing. My world view opened up and I spent one of the most amazing summers of my life, thus far, in a great country. - Boston University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself which I think is a very important aspect of studying abroad - Endicott College View Entire Review
August 04, 2014 Paradise
Since I had already been to the country many times it was quite easy for me to fit in. I also had my own group of friends from outside the school and lots of family so they helped out quite a lot. The most I learned about my trip was how to be independent as well as learning how to grow as an individual. To me the trip was worth... - Benedictine University View Entire Review
Past Review Enlightening
I learned that the US is way more internationally popular than i thought previously. I also learned a lot about myself through the experience, what I can handle and how. It was SO worthwhile. - American College Greece View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with American College Greece: Athens - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
It was very worthwhile; I gained insight about a culture completely different than mine, learned a new language, and learned how to live by myself and in a different country! - Northwest Missouri State University View Entire Review
I can't even begin to describe how much I enjoyed learning everything from my experience in Greece. It was definitely worth every second. - University of North Florida View Entire Review
I learned about my heritage, the Greek Culture, and about who I am as a Greek American. Being worthwhile is an understatement. - Hofstra University View Entire Review

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Located in Athens, DEREE The American College of Greece was founded in Smyrna, Asia Minor in 1875 and is Europe’s oldest and largest, comprehensive, U.S.-accredited academic institution and the largest private institute of tertiary education in Greece. American-accredited (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) offering undergraduate degree validation from The Open University of the United Kingdom, the College offers undergraduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, and fine and performing arts; graduate programs in the arts and sciences as well as graduate business programs at ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece. With a diverse and growing international student body and accomplished faculty, ACG remains committed to its historic mission of the finest of US academic standards in the heart of classical Greece.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Graduate Program
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • International Relations
  • Environmental Studies
  • Business
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Hospitality Administration
Year Founded:
1875
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