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American College of Greece

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The American College of Greece, a non-profit institution, values its dynamic alumni network and offers transformative education through specialized undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Deree emphasizes Arts and Philosophy, while Alba Graduate Business School focuses on Masters of Science and Business Administration programs.


Founded in Smyrna by Boston missionaries in 1875, ACG has been an unwavering beacon of academic excellence for over 140 years. Its roots weave a rich tapestry of cultural collaboration between Greece and the United States, setting the stage for a unique educational journey.


Step into the vibrant world of Deree and Alba, the academic heart of ACG, Europe's oldest American-accredited college. ACG offers more than classes; it invites you to join a dynamic undergraduate and postgraduate community, connecting with peers and exploring beyond academic boundaries. ACG is a catalyst for personal and professional growth, committed to excellence in business education. Its studies cultivate leadership, equipping students with skills for the global business landscape. ACG is where innovation meets entrepreneurship, initiating your journey to business leadership.


Research Scholars Organization

Our faculty comprises resident professors, distinguished visiting academics from renowned international institutions, and a cadre of teaching fellows, all dedicated to providing an unparalleled educational experience. Through their active involvement in continuous research endeavors, they continually generate cutting-edge knowledge and practical applications, enriching our teaching methodologies and ensuring a truly world-class education for our students.


At The American College of Greece, we're dedicated to guiding students and alumni toward successful careers. Our Career Services team establishes strong connections and partnerships with potential employers, helping students prepare for rewarding opportunities. Through personalized support, workshops, and events, we ensure that you're equipped to impress employers and thrive in your chosen career path.

Student services

From media centers and helpdesks to student software and synchronized email-calendar accounts, Deree’s Information Resource Management Department (IRM) provides students with technology resources that can make their academic life more efficient, and feel more manageable.

Library services

The library occupies 75,000 ft2 and has a total seating capacity of 360. The library’s facilities include:

  • ample space for group study, as well as individual study carrels
  • 28 computers and 4 multi-function printers
  • a Library Instruction room
  • wireless internet access
  • a Media Center

ICT services

Information technology is integral to all aspects of academic life at The American College of Greece, including teaching and learning, research & creative endeavors, outreach, administration, and student life. The systems and services impact virtually every aspect of campus life and are central to the academic enterprise as well as administrative processes.

Medical services

The ACG Health & Wellness Center offers Health Services, Wellness Coaching. We provide accessible high quality health services to meet the needs of all members of the College Community. We support and encourage students, staff and faculty members to realize their optimal physical, emotional, social and intellectual goals through health promotion and disease prevention programs and services.  

Student clubs

Student organizations provide students with hands-on opportunities for enhancing their understanding of groups and how they operate. Students can acquire and practice leadership, communication and collaborative skills that are important steps in their personal and professional development.List of Deree Student Organizations

  • ACG Buddies
  • ACG Community Choir
  • Deree Ambassadors
  • Deree Orientation Leaders
  • Deree Student Association
  • Deree Student Activities Board
  • S.E.R.F Team
  • Together for Sustainability

Situated in Athens, ACG proudly holds the title of the oldest American-accredited college in Europe and the largest private college in Greece. As an independent, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, and co-educational institution, ACG is a symbol of academic excellence that extends across divisions.

Alba holds prestigious accreditations from recognized bodies, including accreditation by The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) authorized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Alba's MBA programs are accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and the MSc in Finance and MSc in Strategic HRM programs are EFMD accredited.

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