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The American College of Thessaloniki offers summer and semester programs as well as an extended summer program and Maymester program in the seaside cultural capital of Greece. With a 6 mile boardwalk, laid-back student population, rich history and fantastic location---Thessaloniki is the ideal place to spend a semester abroad.

With an international student body of over 50% Greek and non-US students, ACT provides the perfect opportunity for immersion into Greek life through housing, orientation, and service learning opportunities. Students will also enjoy the extremely active Student Activities Office which organizes included trips to Vergina and Athens along with an array of optional trips like climbing Mount Olympus, canyoning, or simply volunteering to help clean the boardwalk in Thessaloniki. There is something for every student looking to be involved at ACT.  

  • ABOUT: Don't miss this unique and strategic 5-week study abroad opportunity at American College of Thessaloniki (ACT). Students from Christian Studies, Intercultural Studies, Political Science, or History et al will find this a career boosting event. Take 6 credit hours. Call the CGE office about a 3 hour credit experience.
  • DATES: June 10 - July 15, 2018
  • COST including Tuition, Fees, Excursions, Insurance, Campus Transportation (add $500 to cost if not a student at CGE member institution):
    • 3 Credit Hours: $4,174 /Double Studio 
    • 6 Credit Hours: $5,578 / Double Studio 
    • (Single studios available at additional cost- call CGE office with questions)
    • Cost does not include round trip airfare, food, books/supplies, personal entertainment


Summer Session 2018

June 10 (Su)

First Day for Housing Move-In

June 12 (Tu)

Study Abroad Orientation

June 13 (W)

First Day of Classes

July 11 (W)

Last Day of Classes

July 12 (Th)

Reading Day

July 13 (F)

Final Examinations






 The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) offers many incredible courses that you can choose from! Click here to view ACT's course offerings for Summer 2018!

Areas of study include: Business and Accounting, Computer Sciences, Sea Sailing, International Relations, English and Communication, Humanities, History, Greek, Hellenic Studies and more. 

  • ACT is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) 
  • Hellenic Heritage Summer Program with CGE in Greece
  • Thessaloniki campus/excursion study sites – Northern Greece, Athens, Corinth and other exciting destinations       
  • Live in a modern city – learn current links to an ancient world 
  • “Life and Teachings of Apostle Paul” – 3 credit hour course for every participant
  • Electives can be taken for an additional 3 hours of credit in the areas of: History, Art History, and Greek studies.     





CGE's cost does not include study abroad costs relevant to your USA university or college. Please check with your study abroad office for your school's additional costs. If you are not a student at a CGE Member Institution, add $500 to the total for option 1 or 2. 

  •  Option 1: 

Tuition for 3 credits, Fees, Excursions, Insurance, Campus Transportation - 

  • Option 2: 

Tuition for 6 credits, Fees, Excursions, Insurance, Campus Transportation    

Note: Option 1 or Option 2 does NOT include Round-trip airfare. Estimated additional costs for food, personal entertainment, books/supplies are $1,200. ACT requires a $300 refundable housing fee (a one-time cleaning fee of approximately $95 will be subtracted before the refunded amount is sent).  

  • Have any questions?  Send an email to and a CGE study abroad representative will respond to you as soon as possible!
  • Ready to get started? Click HERE to fill out the CGE Study Abroad Approval Form. Program applications should be submitted before May 22, 2018. Please email completed application to
  • Want to learn more about the American College of Thessaloniki? Look no further than ACT's official website!


After you complete your CGE Approval Form and receive your acceptance email, you will receive an email from a CGE Study Abroad representative with a step-by-step checklist of additional documentation required, as well as payment instructions. To submit the approval form, you must FIRST download and save it to your desktop, then fill with your information, and finally re-save before attaching it to an email and emailing it to studyabroad@cgedu.orgIf you fill the form directly without saving it first, the information will not be saved.

This includes:

*Please also provide a scanned copy of the front inside picture page of your valid passport. You can send this to CGE via FAX to 770-321-4910 or via email to 

  • Payment can be made via check or credit card. Please call the CGE office at 770-321-4897 to pay by credit card. Checks can be sent to:

Consortium for Global Education
1633 Mount Vernon Road, Ste. 200
Atlanta, GA 30338

 All documentation and payments must be made by May 22, 2018.



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