Discover the historical city of Athens and the beauty of the Mediterranean, and experience the famous hospitality of the Greek people, while studying abroad at The American College of Greece, the oldest American-accredited college in Europe and the largest private, independent, not for profit, nonsectarian, co-educational academic institution in Greece.
Multicultural Community. With over 2,500 graduate and undergraduate students and international students from more than 50 countries, you'll be immersed in Greek culture and have plenty of opportunities to make friends from all over the world.
The ACG Campus. Located on a breathtaking hillside at the edge of Athens, an American-style, 64-acre campus offers an ideal setting to study in Greece: modern classrooms, the ACG Library, with extensive print, online and audio-visual resources, and the College’s athletic facilities, including the FIFA designed soccer field, the Olympic-sized swimming pool, indoor and outdoor courts and fitness and exercise studios.
Exploring Greece. Visits to historical and cultural sites and excursions to the Greek islands are scheduled throughout the academic year by the Study Abroad Office and the Outdoor Recreation Office. ACG Residence Life activities and events present opportunities to mingle with local students and immerse oneself in Greek and ACG culture. The Neighborhood Tour, walking tours to downtown Athens, Garden Movie Nights and Greek Cooking and Dancing Workshops are some of the highlights.
Students will attend a Marquette orientation prior to departure. In addition, ACG hosts an orientation upon arrival in Athens.
With 3 schools, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and the Frances Rich School of Fine and Performing Arts, 25 majors, 35 minors , and over 1,000 courses offered each year, there is a wide variety of subjects to choose from in business, fine arts, humanities, social sciences, communication, environmental studies.
See more info: http://www.acg.edu/current-students/registrar-academic-services/office-of-the-registrar/course_schedules/
Grades do not transfer to Marquette University for this program. Only credits will transfer, provided that a grade of “C” or higher is earned.
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. Our Residence Complex consists of fully furnished studio, single and double bedrooms in shared apartments.
See details here: http://www.acg.edu/admissions/study-abroad/inbound-study-abroad/housing
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