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The American College of Thessaloniki in Greece Joins ISEP as a New ISEP Direct Member

September 4, 2018

Arlington, VA — The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) located in Thessaloniki, Greece, has officially become an ISEP Direct host member institution and expects it first cohort of students beginning Spring (January-June) 2019.

For the student seeking a unique study abroad site in Greece, the American College of Thessaloniki is ideal. A city with over 2,000 years of continuous history rich in culture, diverse and youthful, Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city and sits at the crossroads of east and west and the gateway to Southeastern Europe.

ACT is the tertiary division of Anatolia College, a private not-for-profit educational institution founded in 1886 that provides high quality education to young people from Pre-K through to Master’s programs. ACT has long been a bridge connecting America to Greece and South East Europe, and in inspiration, mission, governance and programs, ACT resembles the traditional New England colleges upon which it has been modeled.

ACT is one of the few institutions outside the United States with full, free-standing U.S. accreditation by NEASC and EU validation of its undergraduate programs. ACT has also been granted a license by the Greek government to operate as a private post-secondary educational institution (“College”).

Students can choose from a wide range of courses in English, including the fields of Business, International Relations, Hellenic Studies, English Language and Literature, Communications & New Media Studies and Computing.

About ISEP: ISEP is the largest study abroad network in the world, dedicated to helping students overcome the financial and academic barriers to study abroad. Through ISEP, students build real connections and gain a true understanding of what it is like to live in another culture. By utilizing existing academic resources at our partner universities, we are able to provide students access to affordable, high-quality programs that in return help develop culturally sensitive skill sets needed for today’s global workforce.

About ACT - American College of Thessaloniki: ACT’s comprehensive curriculum offers Bachelor degrees in Business with four concentrations, Computer Science, Business Computing, Psychology, International Relations, and English with two concentrations, a Master of Science (MS) in Hospitality and Tourism Management, and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) with four concentrations. The combined degree programs that ACT runs in collaboration with renowned US & EU educational institutions also offer our students the opportunity to pursue degrees in various additional disciplines that include Sports Administration, Hospitality & Tourism, Political Science, Engineering, etc.

ACT has been the school of choice for over 4000 American students, as it holds partnerships with over 50 major US institutions. These students, alongside others from across the Balkans, Europe, and the world create a vibrant academic community that brings life to a truly diverse, multicultural environment.

For more information contact Pablo Ulloa-Perez at pulloa@isep.org.

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