Greece-Semester & Summer Thessaloniki
Exciting learning opportunities for students & faculty in Thessaloniki, Greece!
Student in Greece

The American College of Thessaloniki offers summer and semester programs as well as an extended summer 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.

The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

Join the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Study Abroad!

Five student $1000 Scholarships each available during the 2019/2020 Fall and Spring Semesters for CGE Member University/College Students!!

CGE is pleased to support the semester study programs with ACT.  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 the unique semester study abroad opportunities at American College of Thessaloniki (ACT). Students from Christian Studies, Intercultural Studies, Political Science, Business, Computing, or History majors will find this a career boosting event. Take up to 15 credits.
  • DATES: FALL 2019 Sept. 17 - Dec. 16   SPRING 2020 Jan. 5 - April 7
  • DEADLINES: Submit CGE Approval Form (See Payment and Additional Information below) to get on ACT's list for CGE Benefits. After approved send in your application to ACT.

          FALL 2019 Applications with visa - May 17, Applications without visa - June 14th.
          SPRING I and Spring II 020 Applications with visa - Oct 16, Applications without visa - Nov. 16th.

  • PAYMENTS: FALL 2019 to CGE by - August 20  SPRING 2020 to CGE by - Dec 10
  • COST for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 includes Tuition, Fees, Excursions, Insurance, Campus Transportation (add $500 to cost if student is not enrolled at a CGE member institution):
  • Cost each semester for Fall 2019 and Spring 1 2019 (14/15 weeks) are listed below:
             up to 15 Credit Hours: $11,294 /Double Studio (Includes CGE Discount of $300)
             up to 15 Credit Hours: $11,804 /Single Studio (Includes CGE Discount of $300)
            Cost does not include round trip airfare, food, books/supplies, personal entertainment
  • Spring II 2019 - an additional 8 weeks after a Spring Break  
             6 Credit Hours: $7,142 /Double Studio (Includes CGE Discount of $150)
             6 Credit Hours: $7142 /Single Studio (Includes CGE Discount of $150)
  • SCHOLARSHIP: Fill out the CGE Scholarship form if you apply Fall 2019 or Spring 2020.
  • FULL ACADEMIC CALENDAR: for ACT'S Full Academic Calendar- Click Here
  • Click here to view tentative course offerings for Fall 2019!
  • Click here to view tentative course offerings for Spring I 2019. Students should check with their advisors and map out courses for their next school year. Definite course offerings are announced the semester before.
Fall Session 2019
Spring I 2020
Spring II Session 2020
Enroll soon for Summer 2019 Study
  • 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 16 - July 22, 2019
  • DEADLINES: Program applications should be submitted before March 17, 2019.
              All CGE documentation (see below) and payments must be made by May 10, 2019
  • COST including Tuition, Fees, Excursions, Insurance, Campus Transportation (add $500 to cost if not a student at CGE member institution):
            3 Credit Hours: $4,176 /Double Studio
            6 Credit Hours: $5,607 / 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
  • Click here to view ACT's course offerings for Summer 2019!
            “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
Summer Session 2019
coursework info

The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) offers many incredible courses that you can choose from!  

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

  •     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

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.

Note: Costs do NOT include Round-trip airfare. Estimated additional costs for food, personal entertainment, books/supplies are $1,200. ACT requires a $300 refundable housing fee.

cost breakdown
Helpful Links
  •  Have any questions?  Send an email to studyabroad@cgedu.org and a CGE study abroad representative will respond to you as soon as possible!
  •  Ready to get started? Fill out the CGE Study Abroad Approval Form.  Please email completed application to studyabroad@cgedu.org.
  •  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.org. If you fill the form directly without saving it first, the information will not be saved.

This includes:

  •     CGE's Financial Worksheet for Study Abroad - This worksheet can aid your university's financial aid office in determining the best way to cover the cost of the Greece Summer Program.  
  •     CGE's Code of Conduct Form
  •     CGE's Release from Liability Form

*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 studyabroad@cgedu.org.  

  • 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

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