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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange Areas of Study: Accounting, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Art History, Art Studio, Biology, Business, Classics, Communications, Drama, Economics, European Studies, Finance, French, German, History, Italian, Literature, Management, Marketing, Medieval & Byzantine Studies, Music, Musical Performance, Musical Theory & Composition, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Residence Hall
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Internship Available: No
Program Advisor: Robert Dowden Click here for a definition of this term On-Site Language Course Required: No
Click here for a definition of this term Credits: 15 +, 6 Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite
Academic Level: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Program Description:

Athens, Greece

American College of Greece


Discover the historical city of Athens and the beauty of the Mediterranean. Experience the famous hospitality of Greece while studying abroad at The American College of Greece, the oldest American-accredited college in Europe. With over 2,500 graduate and undergraduate students, as well as international students from more than 50 countries, your immersion into Greek culture provides you with plenty of opportunities to make friends from all over the world.


Students choose academic subjects from among ACG's 3 schools: the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, and the Frances Rich School of Fine and Performing Arts. Among 26 majors, 44 minors , and over 1,000 courses offered each year, a student interested in this program should have no difficulty finding courses that meet his/her degree requirements.

Courses taught at the American College of Greece are typically 3 credits and taught in English. Participants on this program should plan to enroll in 12-16 credits worth of courses (4-5 classes). The course catalogue for ACG is available here for students.

Summer students doing one session enroll in 2 courses for 6 credits - a student doing both sessions may earn up to 9 credits.

Housing Accommodation & Meals

The American College of Greece operates a modern Residence Complex just a short walk from campus. Students housed in ACG apartments live in a safe, clean, residential environment in a quiet neighborhood with nearby grocery stores, cafés, restaurants and shopping centers. Complimentary laundry facilities are available in the student housing, as is internet. Additionally, the ACG campus offers an Olympic-quality fitness center, pool, track, tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, soccer field, and more. This is separate from the well-equipped fitness center located in the student housing complex.

Meals are self-catered. A grocery store is conveniently located just down the block.

Visa & Arrival Process

The Office of Residential and International Student Services has a dedicated team that works with students to secure the required documents for their visa application. For the day of arrival, they also offer airport pick-up upon request.

Exchange Scholars

Exchange Scholar programs at The Catholic University of America provide an immersive international experience for a limited number of highly qualified students. This exclusive opportunity enables students to study at a select group of prestigious universities worldwide. Exchange partner schools are selected on the basis of mission, academic excellence, dedication to internationalization, and a commitment to research.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019
Rolling Admission 09/09/2019 12/21/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2019 03/01/2019
Rolling Admission 05/16/2019 06/19/2019
NOTE: This program offers multiple summer sessions. Students interested in later sessions should consult the ACG website.
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/08/2020 05/06/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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