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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Robert Dowden Program Type: Exchange
Academic Level: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior Areas of Study: Accounting, Art, Art History, Art Studio, Business, Communications, Economics, History, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Musical Performance, Musical Theatre, Philosophy, Psychology
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Credits: 6, 9
Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite On-Site Language Course Required: No
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Residence Hall
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No
Program Description:

Athens, Greece

American College of Greece Summer


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 can enroll in one session, where they would take two courses for 6 credits, or in two sessions, where they would take three courses for 9 credits. The course catalog for ACG is available here.

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.

Cultural Immersion

The Residence Life Program aims at engaging students with cultural immersion in Greece and The American College of Greece! Comprised of diverse components, this program includes but is not limited to day-trip excursions, casual gatherings, the Philoxenia Program, and more! Applicants may learn more about this program here.

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.


Catholic University students applying to this program may also be interested in the following scholarships:
Additional scholarship options are listed on the Office of Education Abroad's scholarships website.

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
Summer 2022 03/01/2022
Rolling Admission 05/16/2022 06/18/2022
NOTE: This program offers multiple summer sessions. Consult the ACG website for information on later sessions.
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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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