Founded in Smyrna, Asia Minor, in 1875, by missionaries from Boston, Massachusetts, The American College of Greece is the oldest and largest US accredited college or university in Europe.
For over 140 years, ACG has been offering transformative education and cultivating a fertile intellectual and cultural collaboration between Greece and the United States.
Deree – The American College of Greece comprises three Schools that offer a diverse undergraduate curriculum in the Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Fine and Performing Arts and in Business.At the School of Graduate and Professional Education, the guiding values include student-centered learning, scholarship, and ethical citizenship, all equally contributing to a first-class education. the programs recognize the engagement between theoretical knowledge and practical application, providing for a meaningful student experience.
Research Scholars Organization
International in its scope, the RSO seeks to advance critical thinking, collaborative work, autonomous and collective research, international and local partnerships on all conceivable levels, and finally development of leadership skills within a professional and ethical framework, under the context of a new age of thinking driven by Open-Source Intelligence and what one of its founders calls Collective Intelligence. Students are treated as scholars in the truest sense of the word.
Established in 1976, Career Services at Deree – The American College of Greece has since been helping students and alumni chart their professional course to achieve fulfilling and rewarding careers. ACG students and alumni are successfully placed in the Greek job market continuously, and today hold a strong presence in over 1700 companies. Career Services builds relationships and longstanding collaborations between students and potential employers.
From media centers and helpdesks to student software and synchronized email-calendar accounts, Deree’s Information Resource Management Department (IRM) provides students with technology resources that can make their academic life more efficient, and feel more manageable.
The library occupies 75,000 ft2 and has a total seating capacity of 360. The library’s facilities include:
Information technology is integral to all aspects of academic life at The American College of Greece, including teaching and learning, research & creative endeavors, outreach, administration, and student life. The systems and services impact virtually every aspect of campus life and are central to the academic enterprise as well as administrative processes.
The ACG Health & Wellness Center offers Health Services, Wellness Coaching. We provide accessible high quality health services to meet the needs of all members of the College Community. We support and encourage students, staff and faculty members to realize their optimal physical, emotional, social and intellectual goals through health promotion and disease prevention programs and services.
Student organizations provide students with hands-on opportunities for enhancing their understanding of groups and how they operate. Students can acquire and practice leadership, communication and collaborative skills that are important steps in their personal and professional development.List of Deree Student Organizations
Located in Athens, and originally founded in 1875 Smyrna, Deree – The American College of Greece is the oldest American-accredited college in Europe and the largest private college in Greece. ACG is an independent, not for profit, nonsectarian, co-educational academic institution.
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