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American College of Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, Greece (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Apartment Pre-Requisites: Sophomore status
Program Sponsor: UND Sponsored
Program Type:
Direct Enroll Partner
Program Description:
American College of Thessaloniki

| About

Students looking for a unique study abroad destination ought to consider the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) as one of the 'road less taken' program offerings at UND. The student body at ACT is truly international with approximately half of the student population coming from outside of Greece. The school provides students an intimate learning environment (only 800 Greek and international students) with a wide variety of community outreach opportunities, cultural immersion experiences, clubs, field trips and volunteer opportunities. With the campus beautifully positioned on a hillside overlooking the city of Thessaloniki and the Thermaic Gulf, ACT students mix academics with local culture and history, visiting important archaeological, religious, and cultural centers.

| Location

The city of Thessaloniki has a long history which provides students with the opportunity to explore the birthplace of Alexander the Great, 12th century Orthodox Monasteries, but also is a large and modern city as well.  Second in population next to Athens, Thessaloniki offers students the experience of living the city life with all the culture and amenities available. Located on the Aegean Sea student also have the beaches nearby to explore in Halkidiki and Thessaloniki.

| Academics

The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) is a private, not-for-profit educational institution offering an intimate learning environment with an average class size of 18 students. ACT students mix academics with local culture and history, visiting important archaeological, religious, and cultural centers. All courses are taught in English, which offers students access to the full catalog of classes, and follow the US credit and grading system.  Students can take courses in Business, History, English, Psychology, and the Sciences to name a few areas of study.

| Housing

Students live off campus in the Thessaloniki area. The housing is arranged by the ACT international office, and students live in shared furnished apartments within Thessaloniki.  ACT operates a bus service to and from campus each day. Meal plans are not available on this program as student accommodations include kitchens.

More Information | Study Abroad Guide 

| Student Stories
View Andrew Scott's blog. He studied at ACT during the fall 2009 semester. YouTube clip.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience: 1 2 3 4
Academics: 1 2
Housing: 1 2 3
Host Country Staff: 1 2 3
Safety: 1 2 3 4 5
Social Life: 1 2 3 4 5
Food: 1 2 3 4
Easy to live within my budget: 1 2 3 4
Program Reviews:
RACHEL HARTSHORN, Spring 2014 Participant
I loved Greece! I had the best experience I could have ever asked for. Staff was always there to help.
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.