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American College of Greece

Athens, Greece
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Program Overview

The American College of Greece is the oldest US Accredited institution in Europe and the oldest private college in Greece. Students will have the chance to take classes in a variety of fields and engage in a wide variety of extra curricular activities as The American College of Greece has a robust campus life full of student activities, clubs, and events. Students on this program can take up to 15 credits and will have the chance to engage in a variety of excursions and events specific to study abroad students. Housing is very close to campus, which is located just outside of Athens, Greece. Students will have access to all of the history and culture of one of the world's most historic cities and the campus experience of a modern, US style institution. 


Visit the Academics & Study Abroad page which outlines key considerations for your academic planning as you navigate different phases of study abroad:

Browse UMD course evaluations in the Study Abroad Course Database:


There may be other course offerings on this program that are not currently listed in the Study Abroad Course Database (SACD).  If you are interested in taking a course not listed in the SACD, please submit a transfer credit evaluation request.


Costs for Other Approved Programs are outlined on the Costs of Study Abroad page.

To apply to this program, you must complete two main steps:

  1. Submit a UMD approval application - start by clicking “apply now” at the top of this page. This application allows UMD Education Abroad to approve your study abroad program selection so you may earn credit in a program outside of UMD.
    This application will require you to meet with your EA advisor, who will communicate important details related to participating in this program. If you do not complete this application by the stated deadline, you may not receive credit for your study abroad program and will lose your student status for the time you are not studying at UMD.
  2. Apply directly to the program provider. After receiving UMD approval, you should submit the program application directly to the program sponsor by their deadline. Your program sponsor will determine your official acceptance to a program. You must adhere to the provider's timeline, eligibility standards, and application requirements.

After being accepted to your program, your EA advisor will guide you through the course pre-approval process where you will determine which credits you will fulfill abroad.

Term Year Application Deadline Admission Notification Program Start Program End
Summerterm 2020 03/15/2020 01/01/2020