Study abroad programs at the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) have been specifically designed to meet the needs of North American college students at any undergraduate level. Students may choose courses from liberal arts, technology, and business curricula to fulfill electives or major requirements at the home school; or, choose courses in Greek language, history, culture and art. Classes are taught in English by experienced American and International faculty and teaching style requires little adaptation by students from the United States. Classrooms are diverse, with students from all over the world, providing a multicultural learning experience. A number of clubs, excursions, and service learning opportunities are available to study abroad students throughout their semester in Greece.
ACT is located in Thessaloniki, the largest city in northern Greece; a historical city dating back to the time of Alexander the Great, with Byzantine, Roman and Venetian remnants and a beautiful board walk. A university town, with the largest Greek university campus, it is famous for its friendliness, its vibrant night life, its beautiful museums, restaurants, cafes and bars. Only an hour away to the east, are the golden beaches of Halkidiki, while towards the south Mount Olympus, the seat of the Greek gods, offers a breathtaking view. The cities of Istanbul, Turkey, and Sophia, Bulgaria, are easily accessible by train or bus for exciting weekend adventures.
Studying abroad at American College of Thessaloniki in Greece is available as a semester abroad program in the Fall or Spring semesters or for a full academic year abroad.
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